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LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Oberhausen
Location: Oberhausen, Germany
Address: CentrO-Promenade 10, 46047 Oberhausen, Germany
Owner: Merlin Entertainments Group
General Manager: Frank Bohle
Opened: March 2013
Operating Season: Year-round
Area: 30,139 square feet

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Oberhausen is a Discovery Centre located in Oberhausen, Germany that serves the Ruhr metropolitan area. Originally located in the nearby city of Duisburg, the Discovery Centre was relocated to Oberhausen in March 2013. The Discovery Centre features a cafe, 4D cinema, rides, and a shop, among other attractions.


Pirate Island

The most colorful LEGO® indoor playground in Oberhausen gifts itself and all visitors a unique and new game area: Pirate Island. Explore the pirates and recreate them of LEGO® bricks at LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Oberhausen. Together with your family you will become a real Pirate. From thousands of LEGO® bricks, a world-wide unique play area with a lot of different stations around pirates has been created. The new play area will offer fun and a new experience to all fans of LEGO® and pirates in addition to the 14 other areas in the LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Berlin. In the Center, you can experience many different things, whatever the weather looks like. Take a Dragon Ride through the mediaeval times and experience an unique 4D filming adventure in our cinema. In our Model Builders Workshop you can go through the LEGO® school with our real LEGO® model builders. In the LEGO® Factory you learn everything about the production of the colorful pages and you can create your own LEGO® brick. Based on the LEGO® values: playful learning, boundless variety of ideas, interactivity and active fun, every attraction of the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Oberhausen offers a unique mixture of exciting entertainment and educational needs under one roof. You are a real LEGO® fan and want to experience the world of LEGO® pirates?

LEGO Factory Tour

Find out how LEGO® bricks are made in our LEGO factory. How do we create your favourite LEGO bricks in your favourite colours? Well, Professor Brick-a-Brack has all the answers so come and join him in our factory and help him in each stage of the creation process. Push the buttons and see what happens! What colour will the LEGO bricks be that you create?

LEGO Friends

There are heaps of pink, white and violet LEGO® bricks waiting for you to be built in your own customized LEGO® Friends adventure. Or maybe you want to design a colourful muffin - everything is possible.

LEGO Ninjago

Come to the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Oberhausen and get a real insight into the secret martial arts of ninjas. Ninjago Laser Maze allows you to test yourself in agility, quick reactions and camouflage. You can adjust the interactive labyrinth with its lasers into different levels of difficulty and become a real ninja.

LEGO MiniLand

Discover the iconic buildings in the Ruhr area, all made out of LEGO® bricks, for example the Gasometer Oberhausen, the Rheinturm Düsseldorf, the Zeche Zollverein or the biggest soccer-stadium in germany, the SIGNAL IDUNA PARK. Witness how the Ruhr, built with 1,5 million LEGO bricks, becomes alive at the MINILAND® with moving trains, flashing city night lights and lots of other little details to discover.

Merlin's Apprentice

Discover Merlins Magic Library - a world full of magic and fantasy! The faster you pedal, the higher you fly! Conquer the force of gravity, because only then will you be the best student of Merlin magic. You will need courage and speed as well as some muscle strength in this area. Let the wind blow around your ears and enjoy the magical ride as a student of Merlin. Certain people are not allowed to go on this ride.

LEGO Star Wars Mini-Model Display

The walk-through exhibit will offer an intergalactic immersion into the sights and sounds of Star Wars™ Episode II Attack of the Clones. Visit mysterious Kamino or prepare for the Geonosis Area of Justice where Anakin, Padme and Obi-Wan fight their doom.

LEGO Racers: Build and Test

You will need some creativity here! Build your own LEGO® model and test the speed of your racing car or how earthquake-resistant your house is. There are thousands of bricks waiting for you in this area of the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre. Which shapes and vehicles will you create today? Measure the time of your racing car on our test track. The stop watch will show you the time exactly to a hundredth second. Every age is welcome, so there is no excuse not to visit this area.

Kingdom Quest Laser Ride

Climb into your chariot, grab your laser and prepare to take on the baddies to save the princess in Kingdom Quest Laser Ride at LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Oberhausen. The more baddies you zap, the higher the score and chance to save the princess. Certain people may not ride this ride.

LEGO 4D Cinema

A thrilling 4D movie cinematic experience with surprising special effects, you can be part of an adventure story! Join our exclusive LEGO® 4D movie experience, where we add a 4th extra-special dimension to our 3D films - can you guess what will happen next? Safety information: Babies and people with increased sensitivity to noise and to light may not take part in the 4 D cinema. Children have to be accompanied by an adult.

Model Builders Workshop

Learn from our expert Model Builder’s and go home with top tips and tricks on how to build the coolest LEGO® models. To proof your new skills you´ll even get a Model Builder certificate.

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Shop

Our LEGOLAND® Shop is located right next to LEGOLAND Discovery Centre! If you don't have time to visit the attraction you can still get your LEGO® fix by popping into the shop! Bring home the most colorful presents for the whole family. The LEGO Shop is accessible without a ticket. Keep in mind: Annual Pass Holders get 10% off.


Wind down from your LEGO® discovery in the LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Café with a relaxing cup of tea or coffee. Choose snacks or a full meal for the whole family from our great selection of hot and cold food. And if they still have energy left, don't worry, there’s plenty of LEGO in the café area to keep even the most ardent LEGO builder happy while you relax with a drink. To bring your own meals is not allowed, only food for baby.


  • By Car: From motorway A42 take exit "Neue Mitte“ and follow the signs to SEA LIFE / CentrO. At the CentrO there are car parks free of charge. Approximately 10-15 minutes walk to the the attraction. AQUApark car park (charges apply) approximately 3 minutes by foot.
  • By Bus: From the Oberhausen Hauptbahnhof, take the bus to “SEA LIFE / Marina” station (approximately 100 metres away) or to “Neue Mitte” station (approximately 1 kilometre away).
  • By Tram: Line 112 of the tram stops at Neumarkt station, which is a short distance from the Discovery Centre.


  • Saver Ticket: Includes admission to LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Oberhausen. Online from €12.56, walk-ups are €17.95.
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Annual Pass: Includes unlimited entry to LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Oberhausen as well as LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Berlin, as well as 10% discounts in the cafe and shop. Price is €33.95, €39.95 for walk-ups.
  • Merlin Annual Pass: Includes yearly entry to all German Merlin resorts, hotel discounts, 10% off at selected shops, and "kids-eat-free" sections at selected restaurants. Price is €95.
  • Merlin Premium Annual Pass: Includes the Merlin Annual Pass, free parking, an express voucher, and 50% off at all Merlin attractions in the UK. Price is €120.

Opening Times

Days Opening Time Closing Time Last Entry
Wed - Fri 12:00 PM 17:00 PM 15:30 PM
Sat - Sun 10:00 AM 17:00 PM 15:30 PM


  • Birthdays: Make your party an unforgettable experience for yourself, friends and family and enjoy all the attractions within the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Oberhausen! Pre-booked parties enjoy the use of the exclusive Party Room with its decorations and unique setting – the perfect base for your LEGO adventure! In addition to our standard birthday package you can decide to be a Princess or a Pirate. Celebrate your birthday with your entourage (princesses birthday) or your crew (pirate birthday).
    • Exclusive Premium Birthday Package: Price is €19.95 per child with a minimum of 10 paying children. Features include:
      • Admission to the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Oberhausen
      • Free use of all attractions
      • Attendance of a well experienced employee for 3 hours
      • Catering in a private party room for 45 minutes
      • Coffee/Soft drinks, donuts and a slush voucher for every court/crew member
      • 1 personal birthday poster for the birthday child
      • 1 gift for the Birthday child including a free Ticket for LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Oberhausen
      • 1 fantastic doorhanger as a souvenir for every child
      • 1 souvenir for every child
      • 1 birthday crown for the birthday child
    • Basic Standard Birthday Package: Price is €9.95 per child with a minimum of 6 paying children. Features include:
      • Admission to the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Oberhausen
      • Free use of all attractions
      • 1 LEGO® City birthday quiz for every child
      • 1 birthday crown for the birthday child



  • Adults over the age of 18 are not permitted inside unless accompanied by a child or on specially designated Adult Nights.
  • This is the first LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in the Ruhr metropolitan area and the first in North Rhine-Westphalia. It opened the same year as LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Berlin, but was a few months later.