5 Worldwide Attractions for LEGO Lovers
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Unless you’ve lived under a rock as a child, you know just how enthralling building a LEGO structure can be. Still, there is no need to leave your fond childhood memories in the past since many locations have joined forces with the famous toy brand to create unique LEGO-infused experiences for children and adults alike. We’ve found five that guarantee you will be lapped in LEGO luxury, whether you are grabbing a bite to eat or slithering down a slippery slide. So if you have an aficionado at home who enjoys displaying his brick-building skills or you are dying to bring out your inner child, the following attractions have super cool sights that make the fantasies of LEGO a dream come true.
Malaysia: LEGOLAND Water Park
Splashing in a wave pool and slipping down a snaking slide is more exciting with the bright colors of LEGOs illuminating the first LEGO-themed water park to take Asia by storm. Malaysia’s LEGOLAND Water Park has exceeded expectations by converting this 300,000 square meter space into the ultimate playground where soaking, squirting, and floating are highly encouraged. And of course no true LEGO experience would be complete without building a structure of some sort, which visitors can do at the Build-A-Raft section, an activity that allows them to construct their own tubes out of the bricks that they can use to float along the lazy river. The Joker Soaker is also one of the major attractions of LEGOLAND Water Park because of the huge bucket that douses gallons of water on its shrieking victims’ heads.
Czech Republic: Museum of LEGO
Ever wondered where historic LEGO pieces disappeared to? Well that and more can be discovered at the Museum of LEGO, an attraction that pays tribute to the game by taking its guests down memory lane with impressive sightings of the toy’s rarest models. Millions of little blocks design the museum’s various exhibitions infused with the fictional worlds of characters like Harry Potter, as well as replicas of some of the most iconic monuments. And if you can’t get enough of the color-coated and historic bricks decorating the Museum of LEGO, its shop allows guests to purchase LEGO’s timeless pieces they won’t find anywhere else.
Singapore: Bricks ‘N’ Cubes Café
Leave it up to Singaporeans to create a one-of-a-kind culinary adventure for LEGO fans. With the style of the bricks throughout the Brick ‘N’ Cubes Café, a simple sip of coffee or snack obliges even its oldest guest to come and play. When visitors walk in they are welcomed by a smiling figurine constructed out of the bricks holding a welcome sign also made out of the toy. And if your little ones are with you, the playroom will keep them distracted since they will be able to build their next masterpiece if they are not busily clicking away at the computer stations' loaded LEGO games.
California: LEGOLAND Hotel
Disneyland is not the only theme park California has to offer, because LEGOLAND California Resort is also located in the “Golden State.” However, the sights of primary colored bricks, games and rides- all inspired by the toy does not end when guests leave the park. That’s because the LEGOLAND Hotel allows guests to awaken refreshed in its LEGO-themed suites. The hotel also brings the game’s animations to life by offering meet and greets, a hearty buffet provided by the Bricks Family Restaurants as well as over five thousand figurines decorating a wall in the lobby. And if its young guests and those young-at-heart want to go for a fun ride, the “disco elevator” which is brightened with LEGO animations, party music, and cool lighting makes hopping on and off a unique adventure.
The LEGO Group has finally conquered the seas thanks to its partnership with MSC Cruises. Starting in November, LEGO enthusiasts cruising onboard the cruise line’s ships including MSC Armonia will have the pleasure of enjoying their newly-designed playrooms, where they can construct colossal LEGO towers, play video games and participate in interactive events. Not only will guests have a multitude of bricks at their disposal, the life-sized mascot Sailor Walkabout, will also accompany the crewmembers to greet his fans and join in on the fun. But the LEGO experience does not stop there since the Master Builder Diploma will be rewarded on LEGO EXPERIENCE DAY to every participator and the Vertical Play Wall will be accessible to some of MSC Cruises’ youngest guests. You can find more information about the LEGO cruise here.
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