Category: LEGO Castle

  • Lego Castle Product Lines, Part I (1960-1983)

    Lego Castle Product Lines, Part I (1960-1983)

    Introduction Long before The LEGO® Group sold castle sets, the company depicted a drawing of a castle in the very first LEGO Building Idea Book the company published in 1960.[1]  The LEGO Building Idea Book was meant to inspire children with concepts for constructing models with pieces from the basic sets then available.  The castle […]

  • The History of LEGOLAND® Discovery Centres

    The History of LEGOLAND® Discovery Centres

    A LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre is an indoor attraction, a sort of miniature theme park that is organized vertically with various rides, activities, a 4D cinema, and a café spread out over several floors and a large gift shop in the lobby.  Merlin Entertainments owns and/or manages all of the LEGOLAND® theme parks and LEGOLAND® Discovery […]

  • What is Legoland Discovery Center Chicago?

    What is Legoland Discovery Center Chicago?

    In addition to operating a chain of full-blown LEGOLAND® theme parks around the world, the British company Merlin Entertainments owns and operates twenty-seven LEGOLAND® Discovery Centers, each one a sort of indoor theme park.  [Due to the fact that Merlin is a British company, outside the U.S.A. both The LEGO® Group and Merlin Entertainments use […]

  • What is Brickmania?

    What is Brickmania?

    Like building with LEGO® bricks?  Like vehicles from World War 2?  Then Brickmania’s the place for you!  At least, that’s the company’s reputation. This is a matter of an organization having evolved and narrowed its focus as Brickmania, L.L.C. originally made a product line of medieval civilian buildings that supplemented the LEGO® Castle theme before […]