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Legoland Discovery Centre in Toronto (Vaughan)

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A true block buster!

You can get online tickets with timeslot but you need to buy them one day PRIOR to your visit.

Past the admission desk, we waited in a small lobby for a staff member dressed in a white overcoat to lead us into the Lego "factory" where we learned everything about the manufacturing process of the world famous bricks. The factory is a prologue to the line-up of activities which lie ahead: laser ride, small 4D movie theatre, workshop room, large indoor playground, twirling ride, sections with tons of blocks to indulge in our own creations (including one with Duplo blocks for younger kids), racing tracks to test our constructions, small karaoke zone, cafeteria and more.

We LOVED the superb Miniland for which the local building team recreated Toronto's landmarks (and a few more from other cities). Every time the night fell over the city, it allowed us to admire the pretty city lights. We were even treated with small firework displays projected on the walls of the attraction. So lovely! The 4D movie theatre present three different 10-minute films, each combined with modest wind and water effects. 

Good to know

When at Vaughan Mills, park in Section 4A to be the closest to Legoland. All kids must be accompanied by an adult. All adults must enter with a child 17 years old or under (except during Adults Only Nights). Adults can accompany their kids on every ride. Visits usually take 2-3 hours. Socks are mandatory in the playground.The colourful cafeteria sells $4 sandwiches and snacks and beverages (cold or hot). Outside food is not allowed on the premises. Buy your tickets online in advance (at least one day prior to your visit(, it will allow you to avoid the line-up. Warning! There's no in & out priviledge. And on your way out, you'll cross the most tempting Lego store in the GTA! I suggest you combine this visit with a time when your child is allowed to spend some of that grandma's money. By the way, this is the only place I know of in the area where you can buy plain bricks! The best ones for kids to create something from scratch.

Check my Pinterest board on all kind of use for Lego blocks! See this blog for more photos.

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