LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago in Schaumburg, IL

The Streets of Woodfield Schaumburg , IL 60173
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Overview

Immerse your family into one-of-a-kind LEGO® exhibits, rides, 4D theaters, and so much more at the LEGOLAND® Discovery Center in Chicago. Tour the LEGO® factory, ask a pro builder all of your questions, and build to your heart’s desire! From the DUPLO Village to MINILAND Chicago, there’s so much to explore. With 11+ attractions to enjoy, it’s fun for the whole family.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Schaumburg Travel Experts
  • Includes 11+ attractions for all ages.
  • Adults must have at least one child in their group to enter.
  • LEGOLAND® Discovery Center is open 365 days a year.
  • Budget approximately 2 hours for the entire attraction.
  • Food and beverages are prohibited.

Description

from LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago
Step inside LEGOLAND® Discovery Center and it's like you’ve just jumped into the biggest box of LEGO® bricks ever! Feel a part of the story in the 4D cinema with The LEGO Movie 4D, see iconic Chicago landmarks in MINILAND, learn top building secrets in the Master Builder Academy workshop, test your creations in the LEGO Racers Build & Test area and much more! LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago is your passport to a LEGO world of color, creativity and fun. With over 2 million LEGO bricks under one roof, what will you discover?

Rides and Attractions:
  • MINILAND Chicago
  • Jungle Expedition
  • Kingdom Quest Laser Ride
  • LEGO Factory Tour
  • LEGO 4D Cinema
  • LEGO Master Builder Academy
  • LEGO Racers: Build & Test
  • Merlin's Apprentice Ride
  • Pirate Adventure Island
  • DUPLO Village
  • Café
  • LEGO Shop


The LEGO®Movie 4D: A New Adventure, follows a new journey for Emmet, Wyldstyle, Unikitty, Benny and MetalBeard after they receive a mysterious invitation leading them to a new theme park where all of the rides are based on the characters’ adventures in “The LEGO Movie.” But not all is as it seems as the heroes are once again thrust into the middle of an evil secret plot, only this time, it will be up to the audience to use their Master Builder skills to help save them! Using elements such as wind, water, smoke and special lighting effects, the larger-than-life experience brings the film’s main characters, Emmet and Wyldstyle, back together with their friends for another awesome adventure.

Adults must have at least one child in their group to visit LEGOLAND Discovery Center.

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Betty C
"Fun for the kids"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed February 02, 2019 NEW
The website says it is idea for kids aged 3-10. I think aged 3 might be a little young since most 3 years old cannot build a Lego set. I would recommend a little older once they can appreciate putting Lego pieces together. As with most play areas, the older kids can be intimidating for the younger kids. It is a fun place for kids but it does get crowded and some kids will run wild. Your admission says unlimited rides so the plural “s” means 2 rides. The Kingdom Quest ride is fine, 4 in a cart and it is like an arcade ride and you get points for shooting villains to rescue the princess. The other ride, Merlin Apprentice is also fine, 2 in a ride and the harder you pedal the higher your ride can go. Both rides have long lines. When we were there, the staff does not monitor the lines and some energetic kids kept on skipping and going back into the lines. You hate to say something because in many of these kids places if you say anything the other parents get defensive and then you have adults fighting. There is a 4D movie theatre and the person said it is 20 minutes and there are 4 different shows that keeps rotating. So we liked the first movie so we exit and went around to see the next movie. However, they made a mistake and did not rotate the movie and it was the same movie. There are 3 rooms of Lego displays: Chicago landmarks, Jungle scenery and Star War Lego. The displays are nice to see. We went on-line and ordered our tickets, it is discounted if you order on-line but you can purchase at the door. When you order on-line, you have to pick a time and it is only a 30 minute window so we walked around the shopping center until it was our time. There is a Lego shop in the front and we asked if we could go a few minutes before our time slot and she said it was fine. I did ask since we are from out of town what would happen if we missed our 30 minute window due to traffic and she said it was okay to be late but not early. In summary, the staff is friendly and helpful. The kids do have a good time. I would suggest 3 hours for the kids to have a good time.
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OLifeIsGood
US
"Great Place for Younger Kids"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 24, 2019 NEW
Our first time going, my expectations were low. First off, we did the National Kid discount (buy an adult ticket, get a kid ticket free located on Groupin’s site) which cut down on the cost. The displays were neat. My 5 year old twins loved the Star Wars display. This place is small but perfect for younger kids. We went on MLK day and it wasn’t super busy. We had an enjoyable afternoon! Thanks Legoland Schaumburg!
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Melanie A
"Over priced, terribly crowded,and small"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed January 22, 2019 NEW
Adults are full price even though you're just monitoring your child. Lines to do anything are ridiculously long- i assumed you bought tickets ahead so it wasn't crowded. there was soooo many people my anxiety was insane trying to keep my eye on my daughter.
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Meijer007
"Last hurrah of summer"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed January 15, 2019
We went to this Legoland during the week at the end/middle of August before school started. We had scheduled a time, but got there a bit early and they still let us in. It wasn't too busy when we got there and it was a lot of fun for my 3 and 7 year old. They enjoyed the experience. I think they're about the perfect age. My 7 year old did have fun, but I think he was thinking it was going to be more like Disney World...or the Legoland in Fl or Ca. I could see going there again but I'm not sure my kids are that into Legos to want to do it again.
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Barry G
Princeton, Illinois, United States
"Great for Young Kids"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed January 06, 2019
We enjoyed the 4D movies, the ride where you shoot spiders and such with your laser pistol and the car building area with ramp and the pirate ship. The flying ride was also fun. There are a lot of Lego sculptures to look at including the Chicago skyline, Obama, Batman and Indiana Jones. There isn't that much for older kids except for an advanced building workshop, so I'd probably just bring the little ones (3 to 11 years old)
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Frequently Asked Questions about LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago

When is the attraction open?
The LEGOLAND® Discovery Center is open 365 days a year.

While hours are always subject to change, the standard hours of operation are:

  • Monday - Friday from 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday - Sunday from 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Is there a gift shop onsite?
Absolutely!

Is the attraction appropriate for all ages?
The attraction is geared towards children ages 3-10 but offers fun for all ages.

How long does it take to complete the attraction?
On average, it takes guests 2 hours to complete all of the exhibits. However, you are welcome to take your time and experience all that LEGOLAND® Discovery Center offers.

Can adults visit the attraction without any children?
No. Adults must be accompanied by children in order to attend the attraction. Adult nights are held throughout the year to allow adult LEGO® fans to have fun!

Can I bring my own food and drink?
No. The only food/drink allowed is baby food or milk. The onsite cafe offers plenty of food and beverage choices for guests to enjoy.

Is readmission to the attraction available?
No. Guests are welcome to stay at the LEGOLAND® Discovery Center for as long as they desire. However, once you leave, you cannot re-enter the attraction.

Is the facility stroller-friendly?
Yes.

Is the facility accommodating for guests with wheelchairs or mobility issues?
Yes. The facility also offers elevator access.