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Nick Martin | March 7th, 2014 | LEGO, LEGO Star Wars, News

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago Star Wars Days March 15th-16th


We got a note from a member of the Community Outreach Team for LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago and their fantastic new Lego Star Wars Miniland Display for Episode IV, and specifically, the LEGOLAND Star Wars Days running March 15-16th. If I lived closer, I’d have to check it out just to give my daughter a chance to play with a life-sized R2-D2. She looooooooves my UCS R2. If you’re in the area, it’s certainly worth checking out for the AFOL and Star Wars fan in you!

You can see a gallery of some exclusive shots of the new layout below, and check out the full press release after the fold!

darth death_star_blue  death_star_rays r2d2 han_confrontation

death_star droids_scene  jawas

model_droids model_falcon_2 model_falcon

 model_moisture_farm model_scene storm_trooper 


Ace Kim | January 20th, 2011 | LEGO Star Wars, News

Star Wars Days at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago January 28-30

Next weekend, from 10am to 7pm January 28-30, LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Chicago, IL will be hosting Star Wars Days for the second time. Planned activities include:

  • Star Wars themed Model Builder Workshops where visitors can build an exclusive Slave I designed by LEGOLAND Discovery Center’s very own Master Model Builder. While supplies last.
  • Opportunities to assist the Master Model Builder in an R2-D2 group build.
  • Life-sized LEGO Darth Vader and LEGO R2-D2 models that give guests the best photo opportunity in the galaxy.
  • 500 clone trooper and battle droid minifigures that are set for battle in MINILAND, a LEGOLAND Discovery Center exhibit featuring Chicago’s most iconic buildings recreated using LEGO bricks.
  • A scavenger hunt to find ten characters hidden throughout MINILAND with the chance to win a family four-pack of Annual Passes.
  • A Star Wars Speed Building Competition rewarding the fastest and most accurate builders.
  • The 501st Legion
  • Discounts in our Retail Shop.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center is located at Streets of Woodfield 601 N. Martingale Road (Intersection of Higgins Road and Martingale Road near Woodfield Mall) in Schaumburg, IL 60173. For more information, visit their website.

Ace Kim | November 24th, 2009 | News

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester UK Hiring Model Builder

Do you live in the Manchester area in the U.K.? Do you love LEGO? Do you need a job? If you answered two out of three answers “yes”, then you might be interested in a Model Builder position at the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre:

We are holding some auditions in Manchester, UK on Friday to find a new master
model builder for the north west.

The OPEN auditions are being held at The Lowry Hotel on 27 November 2009 for a
position as model builder at the new LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in
Manchester(opens March 2010).

Auditionees will need to show how skilled they are at building LEGO models by
creating an animal model in just fifteen minutes. The successful builders will
then pass to the second stage of the auditions when they will need to create a
famous face out of LEGO.

The audition aims to find a potential model builder who is skilled enough to be
responsible for developing new features, exhibitions and building new models as
well as working with the thousands of children expected to visit the

Neil Crittenden, general manager of LEGOLAND Discovery Centre said: “We are
holding open auditions to find the most talented and enthusiastic model
builders. It is an unusual job available and we hope to meet some LEGO fanatics
from the North West. We are looking for someone with a great sense of fun and
though that holding an open audition would be the ideal way to find the perfect

The auditions will be held in meeting room seven and eight from 10am – 5pm at
The Lowry Hotel in Manchester.

Auditionees need to register in advance by emailing
[email protected]

For more information please contact the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre team at
Brazen PR myself, Nikki, at [email protected]