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LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester
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Location: Yonkers, New York, USA
Address: 39 Fitzgerald Street, Yonkers, New York 10710
Website: https://www.legolanddiscoverycenter.com/westchester/
Owner: Merlin Entertainments
General Manager: Chrise Mines
Opened: April 12, 2013
Operating Season: Year-round
Area: 32,300 square feet

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester is a LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in Yonkers, New York, USA. It was opened on April 12, 2013, and was the first LEGOLAND Discovery Center in New York state and the first in the Northeast USA. It features several attractions such as rides, a cafe, a shop, and a 4D cinema.

Attractions

  • Miniland - Explore and interact with The Big Apple at our spectacular miniature LEGO® replica of the city's most loved landmarks built from over 1.5 million LEGO® bricks! Take a stroll through Times Square to see Rockefeller Center, check out a Subway Series Game at Yankees/ Mets Stadium, or stand in awe of the Statue of Liberty - there is so much to discover!
  • LEGO 4D Cinema - Join your favorite LEGO characters on action-packed adventures in our 4D Cinema! Watch out for supercharged wind, rain and snow effects as they burst off the big screen and bring the movies to life! (...hot dogs not included!)
  • Kingdom Quest - Hop aboard your chariot on the Kingdom Quest ride to rescue the captured Princess! Watch out for beastly trolls and sneaky skeletons lurking around every corner. Can you zap them all to save the day?
  • Merlin's Apprentice Ride - Pedal the enchanted cart in Merlin's magical potions chamber to become his next wizarding apprentice. Go faster and faster to conjure the sorcerer's spell and soar into the sky. Only the most powerful charms will reach the stars.
  • Meet Your Favorite LEGO Characters! - Snap a photo with some of your favorite larger than life LEGO®  characters and create a memory that will last a lifetime!
  • Earthquake Tables - Ever tried to build the tallest tower imaginable from LEGO bricks? Take on the challenge at our Earthquake Tables. Test the strength of your brick tower when the tables start to shake.
  • LEGO Factory Tour - TOP SECRET! Do you know how we make our LEGO bricks in so many awesome shapes and cool colors? Dive into an imaginative demonstration of the LEGO® Factory. As you explore you will learn how raw plastic is transformed into colorful LEGO® bricks. Get ready for an interactive and playful experience about how each station works!
  • LEGO Racers: Build and Test - Build a super speedy vehicle and race against your friends on the test track at our Build & Test zone. Will your car zoom across the finish line first? Ready. Set. GO!
  • LEGO Friends - Join the LEGO Friends at Olivia's House for a super fun party! Explore the treehouse, build the cutest cupcakes, or become a star on our karaoke stage. Which LEGO Friend will be your new BFF?
  • LEGO Ninjago City Adventure - Train through interactive and build challenge activities to improve your flexibility, agility, ingenuity, and LEGO brick building skills to help protect NINJAGO from its marauding enemies.
  • DUPLO Village -Little builders can let their imaginations loose in our animal-themed DUPLO® Village. Build a colorful DUPLO® flower for the garden, or wiggle and slide around the cottage and our special, big, soft bricks. Which animals will you spot?
  • The Great LEGO Race VR Experience - Buckle up and go for a ride on The Great LEGO® Race Virtual Reality Experience! Steer clear of flying objects, soar high in the air and fly into lava caves on the most incredible, exhilarating and fun LEGO race ever created!

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Transportation

  • By Car:
    • From the North:
      I-87 South Exit Stew Leonard Drive/Ridge Hill Road. Turn left at second crossover bridge onto Ridge Hill Blvd.
    • From the South:
      I-87 North Exit 6A Stew Leonard Drive/Ridge Hill Blvd. Turn right on Ridge Hill Road.
    • From Sprain Brook Parkway Northbound:
      Exit Tuckahoe Road West. Turn Right at 2nd Traffic light onto Ridge Hill Blvd.
    • From Sprain Brook Parkway Southbound:
      Exit Tuckahoe Road West onto Ridge Hill Blvd.
    • From New York City Westside:
      Westside Highway (9A North). Continue onto Henry Hudson Pkwy. Merge onto Saw Mill Pkwy North. Take Exit 4 to merge onto Cross County Pkwy. Take Exit 4 toward I-87 North/Central Ave. Merge onto I-87 North. Exit 6A Stew Leonard Drive/Ridge Hill Road.
    • From New York City Eastside:
      FDR North. Take exit 18 for Willis Avenue Bridge toward I-87/Deegan Expressway. Merge onto I-87 North. Exit 6A Stew Leonard Drive/Ridge Hill Road.
  • By Bus:
    • From Yonkers:
      Transfer at Getty Square, Yonkers to the #78, which goes to Ridge Hill. Other buses within Yonkers that go to Getty Square are #1W, #1C, #1T, #2, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #25, #30 & #32.
    • From Mt. Vernon:
      Take #7 to Getty Square and transfer to #78 to Ridge Hill.
    • From Eastchester:
      Take #40 to Mt. Vernon, transfer to #7 to Getty Square, transfer to #78 to Ridge Hill.
    • From Bronxville:
      Take #30 to Getty Square and then transfer to #78 to Ridge Hill.
    • From Scarsdale:
      Take #40 to Mt. Vernon, transfer to #7 to Getty Square, transfer to #78 to Ridge Hill.
  • By Commuter Rail:
    • From New York City:
      Take the Metro North Hudson Line train to the Yonkers stop then take the #78 Bus at Getty Square to Ridge Hill.

Prices

Groups

  • Groups: Any group of 10 or more people can call 844-740-9223 to book a group trip. Pricing for groups is only $14 per child and $16 per adult. The group rate includes one free chaperone per ten people.
  • Schools: School field trips get discounted rates of $11 per kid and $14 per adult ($14 per kid if the LEGO Education Workshop, a 30 minute LEGO tutoring class, is included). Chaperone rate is one free chaperone per 5 people.
  • Birthdays: There are two different birthday packages available:
    • Single Room Birthday Package: A $595 ticket that includes admission for a total of 20 people, 75 minutes in a dedicated room with hosts, a build activity, unlimited beverages, pizza, a birthday cake, and party supplies, as well as entry to the rest of the park after.
    • Double Room Birthday Package: A $1190 birthday package that includes admission for a total of 40 people, 75 minutes in a dedicated room with hosts, a build activity, unlimited beverages, pizza, a birthday cake, and party supplies, as well as entry to the rest of the park after.

Notes

  • Adults must have a child with them except on specially designated Adult Nights.
  • This is the first LEGOLAND Discovery Center in New York State, the first in the New York City metropolitan area, and the first in the Northeastern United States.
  • This is the only LEGOLAND Discovery Center whose Miniland does not reflect the city it is in (it does, however, reflect the metropolitan area). The Miniland depicts New York City and its famous landmarks, even though the Center is in Yonkers, a significant city in its own right.
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