The Force is strong at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth as expert model builders prepare to launch the center’s next LEGO® Star WarsTM MINILAND – a large-scale, interactive LEGO model display, set to open Friday, April 18.
The walk-through exhibit will offer an intergalactic immersion into the sights and sounds of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace. LEGOLAND Discovery Center guests will be transported from the beautiful rolling hills of Naboo, with its ancient domed city and cascading waterfalls, to the treacherous terrain of the desert planet of Tatooine. Interactive features will offer hands-on fun for even the youngest of Padawans, who can take part in a thrilling Podrace with the young Anakin Skywalker and help defeat the evil Droid Army in the ‘Droid Destruction’ game.
“This is going to be a colossal brick-building feat,” said Ian Paige, LEGOLAND Discovery Center’s Master Model Builder. “We’re looking at upwards of half-a-million LEGO bricks, 2,000 Star Wars minifigures and 1,500 man-hours to create what we hope local LEGO fans are really going to appreciate.”
Grand opening activities include a Star WarsTM MINILAND scavenger hunt, Friday, April 18 through Sunday, April 20. Annual pass holders will receive free entry to a special event with red carpet experience before the new display opens to the public on Thursday, April 17 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. - last admission two hours prior to closing.
Tickets: Admission is $18 for guests 3 years of age and older, and free for kids 2 and under. To purchase special discounted tickets visit www.LEGOLANDDiscoveryCenter.com/dallasfw.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth
Grapevine Mills Mall
3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway
Grapevine, Texas 76051