Legoland Announces expansion with Star Wars Miniland
Florida News: Legoland adds Star Wars Miniland
Less than a year since it opened in October 2011, Legoland is planning an expansion. Since Legoland’s Pirate Shores application, there have been rumors about an expansion for 2013 and today it was announced that a “Star Wars” section will be added to the Miniland area in November. Until now more than 50 million LEGO bricks were used to build Legoland, and this expansion will add another 1.5 million bricks to the tally for “Star Wars” models. From Darth Maul to the Millennium Falcon spaceship, six films and the animated Star Wars: The Clone Wars will be represented in the models. The Star Wars Miniland will be tucked in behind the New York.
The 150-acre site of the former Cypress Gardens, is mainly geared toward children from 2 till 12 years of age, with building-block activities, rides and attractions. Until the new expansion is completed, among the coaster, water park and ten zones, the following are our favorites:
Hands-on Imagination Zone
is the most hands-on section of the park, emphasizing exploration and creation. The zone is home to several of the most visually exciting LEGO models in the world, including a giant
From a massive lego model replicas such as Albert Einstein’s head to the interactive WB GamesTM Zone, an interactive area sponsored by Warner Bros., this is where kids can let their creativity lose. Children can construct a LEGO car and test it on a digitally timed track; or go really high-tech by creating and programming a computerized robot.
Have you been to Legoland since its opening?