Legoland Discovery Center Westchester

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Legoland Discovery Center Westchester
LocationRidge Hill, Yonkers, New York, USA
ThemeFamily Entertainment Center
OwnerMerlin Entertainments
Websitewww.legolanddiscoverycenter.com/westchester/
StatusOperating

Legoland Discovery Center Westchester is an indoor family entertainment center located at Ridge Hill Shopping Center in Yonkers, New York in Westchester County. The attraction includes Lego rides, a play area, a 4D cinema and a gift shop. Legoland Discovery Center Westchester is owned and operated by leisure group Merlin Entertainments.

History[edit]

Lego bricks were invented by Danish carpenter Ole Kirk Kristiansen in 1958. The Lego employees were often interrupted by visitors who wanted to see what they could build with Lego bricks. So one day someone came up with the idea to build a park where visitors could build with the bricks. The first Legoland Discovery Center was opened in Berlin in 2007, and since then a total of 12 Legoland Discovery Centers have been opened. Legoland Discovery Center Westchester was opened in March 2013.[1]

Rides & Attractions[edit]

  • Lego Factory Tour where visitors can learn how LEGO bricks are made
  • Lego 4D Cinema showing 4D films featuring popular LEGO characters throughout the day
  • Kingdom Quest Laser Ride where visitors must zap the trolls and skeletons
  • A lego replica of the local area in Miniland
  • An area where visitors can build and test Lego Racers
  • Merlin’s Apprentice Ride where visitors can pedal to lift off the ground and look over the rest of Legoland Discovery Center Westchester
  • Lego Fire Academy featuring a jungle gym, climbing wall, and slide
  • Lego Construction Site featuring soft building bricks, a slide, and a crane cabin to sit in
  • Lego Master Builder Academy offering classes with Legoland Discovery Center's Master Model Builders
  • The Legoland Discovery Center Shop with over 900 products
  • Duplo Village featuring a play slide, large animal models, and DUPLO bricks to build with
  • Visitors can build a LEGO tower and test its strength on the Earthquake Tables
  • Opportunity to meet the five Lego Friends- Stephanie, Olivia, Andrea, Mia, and Emma- build a LEGO microphone, and perform on the karaoke stage
  • Visitors can add new builds to LEGO City and Heartlake City with the City Builder
  • Café serving food, drinks and snacks
  • Birthday Rooms for exclusive use as part of Legoland Discovery Center's Party Package

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