What is a LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre?

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Are you looking for a fantastic family fun day out? Maybe the weather isn’t so great, but you want to treat the kids to something super cool? How about a trip to a LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre?!

You’ll find them in Manchester and Birmingham – they’re perfect for LEGO® lovers. But what are they? We’ll tell you – let’s go!

What is a LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre?

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LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre is the ultimate indoor adventure – especially for kids! You’ll find over 9 different family-friendly and super fun activities for kids to get stuck into. 

From an epic LEGO® 4D cinema experience to a Miniland, where you’ll find miniatures of famous landmarks from around the world, built with LEGO®! It’s a place that will fuel their creativity and imagination

If you’re looking for the perfect day out filled with lots of family fun, then today is your lucky day, as we tell you why a LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre should be at the top of your list!

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Where are the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centres?

In the UK, you’ll find 2 super exciting attractions.

They’re super easy to get to and in convenient locations for days out!

LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Manchester

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Barton Square, The Trafford Centre,
Greater Manchester,
M17 8AS

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LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Birmingham

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Arena Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B1 2AA

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What’s in a LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre?

One word for you: FUN!

It’s a family attraction like no other, where pretty much everything is built out of LEGO®! Ever wanted to be surrounded by brick-tastic mania? You’ll find all of that and more with these 9+ experiences… So, let’s dive in!

Did you know that with our EXCLUSIVE offer, you can score an extra 30% off entry? That’s an average saving of £28.00 at the Birmingham branch and a saving of £26.52 at the Manchester branch! Only with out VIP Pass! Now, we think that’s a brick-tacular saving.

LEGO® Ninjago Adventure

Bring out your superb ninja skills with this 3-storey adventure! Put your brave face on and tackle obstacles along the way as you battle your way to become the top ninja*.

Navigate across the challenging maze and conquer the rotating climbing wall on Tiger Widow Island. Stay on your feet as you tackle rolling waves, get low as you crawl through hover rings and zoom down a spiral slide. Before coming face to face with a giant LEGO® Ninjago dragon

Are you ready to put your ninja skills to the test? With an adventure channelling your agility and reaction skills, you’re in for a treat!

*Only at LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Manchester!

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Head over to MINILAND to discover a world of iconic landmarks built with over 1.5 million bricks! You’ll find an interactive city with airships swooping, towers glowing at night and mischievous Minifigures hiding within MINILAND.

You can explore many of Manchester’s and Birmingham’s iconic buildings in a totally new way, as miniatures!

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4D Cinema

Ready for the ultimate experience?! Here at the 4D cinema, you’ll embark on an action-packed journey with your favourite LEGO® characters. Feel the wind on your face, the rain and snow breeze past you as they burst off the screen and are brought to life!
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Earthquake Tables

This may be something you never even thought of…but do you fancy seeing if you can build the tallest tower ever and test its strength too? Using all the LEGO® bricks you want, build your tower as high as you can and see if it can withhold the power and strength of an earthquake!!

Will it stay standing?

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But wait…there’s more!

The Great LEGO® Race VR Experience

It’s time to enter a virtual reality, where you’ll find a world built of…bricks! But that’s not all, your kiddies will be the star of a race against various LEGO® Minifigures – pirates, wizards, surfers and even a pharaoh. 

Packed with 360-degree video effects like a rolling river and hot lava, each experience can take you on a new adventure!

Have you got what it takes to beat them all and win the race?

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kingdom quest

Kingdom Quest

At both LEGOLAND® Discovery Centres, you’ll find an epic quest – saving the Princess! She’s in trouble but there’s beastly trolls and sneaky skeletons lurking about ready to attack… Are you brave enough to zap them all with your laser guns

An interactive ride that the kids will absolutely love!

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merlins apprentice

Merlin's Apprentice Ride

Pedal to the metal as Merlin needs your help! If you pedal as fast as you can, you’ll help Merlin conjure his magic as you reach the skies! Will his top apprentice be able to help?
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LEGO® Friends

Go wild and build your very own Miniland as you join the heroes of LEGO® friends and the girlfriends of Heart Lake to help build a city they can call home! What will you use your creativity to construct?
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Mini Adventures

duplo farm

LEGO® Duplo Farm

Now, it’s time for your little one’s creative adventure to take over! At the DUPLO farm, they can build colourful flowers for the farmer’s garden! Not only that, but there’s a really cool play barn they can let loose in. 

They can climb, wiggle and slide with big and soft bricks! It’s an interactive and stimulating adventure for the tiny tots.

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LEGO® City: Soft Play

If you’re visiting Birmingham’s Discovery Centre, then your little ones can enjoy an exciting adventure with one of the best soft plays in Brum town! 

They can climb high, zoom down slides and jump for joy in a LEGO-themed city soft play area!

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How much is LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre?

At LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Manchester, prices are as follows:

Adults (18+) from £19.95
Kids (3-17) from £15.95
Under 3’s: Free

At LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Birmingham, prices are as follows:

Adults/Kids: from £18.50

It’s best to book in advance for the best prices!

But remember, with our exclusive offer of an EXTRA 30% off entry – your family day out can be cheap as chips!

What are the opening times for LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre?

LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Manchester:

Monday to Sunday 10:00 – 18:00

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Birmingham:

School Holidays:
Monday to Sunday 10:00 – 19:00

Term Time:
Monday to Friday 10:00 – 17:00
Saturday to Sunday 10:00 – 19:00

Can adults come to a LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre without kids?

Unfortunately due to the attraction being made and designed for kids, adults are not allowed to enter without a child.

BUT it’s not all doom and gloom, as they do hold adult-only events – where even adults can use their imagination and creativity.

Can I bring my own food and drink?

Outside food and drink are not allowed inside the attraction. However, there is a cafe with a range of food and refreshments for you to enjoy.

Are the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centres suitable for those with limited mobility?

They are both designed with your needs in mind and they are wheelchair accessible. However, guests must be able to transfer to the ride with or without carer assistance on the rides and will need to be able to sit upright unaided to ride.

So, what are you waiting for? Are you ready to experience an indoor attraction that is simply out of this world? Surround yourself with all things brick-tastic as you dive deep into LEGO fun! Don’t forget with the VIP Pass you can experience a fun-filled family day, with an EXTRA 30% off. It’s an absolute steal!

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