Located in the organization’s hometown of Billund, Denmark, the highly expected LEGO House lately opened its doors to the public. Produced by BIG, the construction appears as 21 piled LEGO bricks topped with vibrant terraces that populate the distinct creative learning areas inside.
The experiential center includes both paid and free locations and comprises three restaurants and a shop–that sells a LEGO House kit–on the ground floor. And, of course, LEGO House is full of incredible LEGO versions and spaces for the entire family to get creative. With more than 6 million LEGO bricks, it took over 24,000 hours of production time to complete the iconic piece. The tree itself reflects the new, together with budding branches symbolically imagining room for growth in the long term.
Another room comprises a giant waterfall created from nearly 2 million bricks. It took a team of professional builders around 29 weeks to complete and symbolizes the neverending stream of LEGO pieces. Incredible dinosaurs and exhibits employing historical LEGO pieces round out a number of the collection from the Masterpiece Gallery.
“It has been a dream for me for many years to make a place that will offer our visitors the ultimate LEGO experience. With LEGO House, we celebrate imagination and the strength of learning through play,” states third-generation LEGO owner, Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen.
Visitors are also invited to dine at the restaurants, where favorable robots are the servers, and get involved in activities. Whether you go around the world in the Green Zone’s World Explorer room or build your own LEGO flower and plant it at the LEGO meadow from the Yellow Zone, then there’s something for everyone.
LEGO House is expected to receive 250,000 paying visitors annually with timed tickets available online. Non-paying traffic will enjoy utterly free entry to the terraces.
LEGO House has four creative zones that allow families to learn about the background of the company and build their own LEGO creations.