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LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Birmingham
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Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, England, UK
Address: LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, Arena Birmingham, King Edwards Rd, Birmingham B1 2AA, United Kingdom
Website: https://birmingham.legolanddiscoverycentre.co.uk/
Owner: Merlin Entertainments
General Manager: Amy Langham
Opened: July 2018
Operating Season: Year-round
Area: 58,900 square feet
LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Birmingham is a Legoland Discovery Center in Birmingham, England. It was opened in July 2018, and is the most recent LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in the UK. It features a 4D cinema, cafe, and LEGO Store.

Attractions

  • Miniland - Sneak a peek at our spectacular MINILAND. It's built from A LOT of bricks: over 1.5 million! Explore and play with the interactive city; see airships swoop and towers glow as the little land changes from day to night. Our mischievous Minifigures love hiding in MINILAND – who will you spot?
  • LEGO 4D Cinema - Watch whilst our 3D film changes before your eyes to a 4D cinema experience with rain, wind and even snow, all under one roof. Our movies are shown on rotation and last approx 20-30 minutes. The last showing will be one hour before closure.
  • Kingdom Quest - The captured Princess needs your help! Hop aboard your chariot on the Kingdom Quest ride to rescue her. Be warned, there are beastly trolls and sneaky skeletons lurking. Can you zap them all to save the Princess? A magical ride for all the family to experience.
  • Creative Workshop - Our Master Model Builder can create ANYTHING from LEGO® bricks. Catch our special workshops to discover insider tips and super tricks on building with LEGO®. Join us at various times throughout the day - included in your admission price.
  • LEGO DUPLO Farm - Little builders can let their imaginations loose in our DUPLO Farm. Build a colourful DUPLO flower for the farmer's garden, or wiggle and slide around the barn and play with our special, big, soft bricks. Don’t forget to say hi to the farmyard cow: moooo!
  • LEGO City: Soft Play! - Create memorable experiences in one of the Birmingham's best soft play areas. Climb, jump and slide in our themed LEGO city soft play area with all the new friends you'll make. 
  • LEGO City Builder - Bring your imagination and creativity to life in our new City Builder experience where you’ll help build the coolest LEGO City ever, your very own Miniland! Every day, you can create buildings in the most unique city that you can imagine. From huge skyscrapers to cosy cottages, the possibilities truly are endless. You’ll meet the heroes of LEGO City and the girlfriends of Heart Lake, and help to construct the City which they call their home.
  • Merlin's Apprentice Ride - Enter Merlin’s magical potion room and discover a LEGO® wizard’s world of spells and sorcery. Round and round you go, pedal as fast as you can to help Merlin conjure his magic – can you reach the skies and become Merlin’s top wizarding apprentice? 
  • LEGO Racers: Build and Test - There are thousands of bricks waiting for you in the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre’s Build & Test zone. What shapes and vehicles will your imagination create today? Time your racing car on our speed test track. The stopwatch is exact to the hundredths of a second, so even the smallest change could make all the difference! All ages are welcome, so there’s no excuse not to join in.
  • Coffee Shop - Wind down from your LEGO® discovery in the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Café with a relaxing cup of tea or coffee. Choose from a selection of snacks and sandwiches for the whole family to enjoy.  We have some great meal deals for both kids and adults (sandwich, snack and drink) and lots of sweet treats (cakes, biscuits, pastries) for you to enjoy with hot or cold beverages. Please note that guests are not allowed to bring food or drink into the attraction.

Transportation

  • Car: Take the M6 Jct 6 or M5 Jct 3 and follow brown signs for the NIA and SEA LIFE Centre. Discounts on parking are offered in person as long as the driver presents his parking ticket to the retail store team, or discounts can be gotten online by either entering the code "Sea15" or "Sea25" for a 15% discount at BrindleyPlace Car-Park or a 25% discount at Mailbox Car-Park, respectively.
  • Train: Birmingham has an unnaturally underdeveloped public transit system and therefore has no metro or light rail system. However, two of the three main train stations, Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street, are a 15 minute walk away. Birmingham New Station is accessible via the United Kingdom's National Rail or the West Midlands Metro system, while Moor Street station is accessible via the National Rail only.
  • Bus: Buses 1, 8A, 8C stop on Five Ways Island. From there it is a 5 minute walk down Broad Street to the canal crossing before the Arena. Buses 9, 22, 23, 24, 29, 120, 126, 127, 128, 129, 140, 141 stop on Brindleyplace, Broad Street which is just a couple of minutes away from the centre. Buses 82, 87, 89, 101 stop at the Sandpits. The Centre is located directly on the other side of the road.

Notes

  • This is the second and most recent LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in England, and the first in the West Midlands region.
  • This is the only LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in the UK to have a large giraffe model.
  • Adults are not allowed inside the Discovery Centre unless accompanied by a child 18 or younger, unless there is a special Adult Night event.

Prices

  • 1 Attraction: Save 40% on online tickets. Online tickets are £13.17 per child, and walk-up tickets are £21.95.
  • 2 Attractions: Buy tickets online from £19.17. Walk-ups are £31.95. Includes a visit to SEA LIFE Birmingham.
  • Friends and Family Admission: As a Merlin Annual pass holder, you can treat your friends and family to a day out for less, with savings of up to 50%. Let your friends join you on your next visit to Legoland Discovery Centre by booking them a ticket! Please note: These tickets must be collected at the attraction and cannot be printed at home. The pass holder must be present when collecting these tickets. This offer is not available on-the-day of visit and may be booked by the pass holder or guest visiting. The price is £10 per ticket when the buyer has a valid pass of any kind.
  • Merlin Standard Annual Pass New: Grab yourself a Standard Merlin Annual Pass and enjoy entry into 32 attractions(exclusions apply)! Tickets are not refundable and can be refunded for £99 for families of 3 or more. Some important information before purchasing:
    • All Merlin Annual Passes are non-refundable and non-transferable. Rides and attractions are subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply
    • Once purchased you have 6 months to collect your pass. Before collecting please check the attraction operating calendar. If a pass holder's photo is not provided when purchasing online, the pass holder must be present at the time of pass collection. The cardholder must be present when you collect your Annual Pass.
    • The Standard Merlin Annual Pass has some restriction dates and is subject to operating calendars.
  • Merlin Premium Annual Pass New: Grab yourself a Premium Merlin Annual Pass and enjoy entry into 32 attractions plus FREE standard car parking and much more! Tickets are not refundable and can be renewed for £149 for families of three or more. Some important information before purchasing:
    • All Merlin Annual Passes are non-refundable and non-transferable. Rides and attractions are subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply.
    • Once purchased you have 6 months to collect your pass. Before collecting please check the attraction operating calendar. If a pass holder's photo is not provided when purchasing online, the pass holder must be present at the time of pass collection. The cardholder must be present when you collect your Annual Pass.
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Annual Pass: A special online offer for only £40, the pass offers unlimited trips to LEGOLAND Discovery Centre as well as 10% off in the LEGO Shop. Pass holders must book their free time slot online before they visit to guarantee entrance.

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Notes

  • All adults must be accompanied by children 17 or younger unless in a specific adult event.
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