(photo courtesy of LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan: Bertie, the mascot of LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan!)
by Jill P
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Michigan today announced that it will celebrate its highly anticipated opening on March 24-25. The attraction will host a special ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, March 24, and open its doors to the public for the first time on Friday, March 25. Hayley Anderson, general manager for LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan, made the announcement.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan will be a 32,000-square-foot indoor attraction at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in Auburn Hills, featuring millions of LEGO bricks and themed exhibits including a 4D cinema, two interactive rides, large soft play areas and much more.“We are looking forward to opening our doors to children and families who are looking to experience a world of color, creativity and imagination,” said Hayley Anderson, general manager for LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan. “LEGO has a long history of encouraging learning through play, and we believe that our attraction will soon be an integral part of the fabric of the Southeast Michigan community.”
The attraction will feature a MINILAND display, Inspired by the metro Detroit region’s sights and culture. MINILAND is a miniature LEGO brick landscape of local buildings, attractions and other notable landmarks, and is one of the most highly anticipated displays at each new LEGOLAND Discovery Center. LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan’s MINILAND will include the GMRENCEN, Spirit of Detroit, Belle Isle, Motown Museum, Fox theater, Guardian Building, Comerica Park, Uniroyal Tire, Michigan Central Station, the Heidelberg Project and more.
Tickets must be purchased in advance and will be available online prior to the attraction’s opening date. Walk-up admittance will not be available. For more information about ticket sales, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan events and activities, or for more information, please visit www.legolanddiscoverycenter.com/michigan/ or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/legolanddiscoverycentermichigan.
About LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Michigan
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Michigan is a 32,000-square-foot indoor attraction slated to open in Auburn Hills, Mich.-based Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in Spring 2016. Families with young children can enjoy a world of creativity, color and building fun in the ultimate indoor LEGO playground. With features including global and local landmarks made from over 1 million LEGO bricks in the MINILAND attraction to fun and exciting LEGO themed rides including Kingdom Quest, and Merlin’s Apprentice. LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan will bring favorite LEGO characters to life in the 4D Cinema and themed build and play areas where kids can let their imaginations run wild by creating endless possibilities with thousands of LEGO bricks.