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LEGO® Discovery Center offers a highly interactive indoor LEGO® play experience where families are free to play, explore, craft, and laugh together. The 32,000-square-foot family attraction features 12 zones to discover, including DUPLO® Park, Building Adventure, Mini World, Imagination Express, Make Your Mini-Figure, Creative Club, Lego Tree of Imagination, The Lego Café, Heroes Adventure, 4D Cinema, The Workshop, and Space Mission. Numerous creative workshops will be planned throughout the year with our brand new team of Master Model Builders led by Andrew.  LEGO® Discovery Center is owned by Merlin Entertainments, a global leader in location-based entertainment (with brands such as LEGOLAND®, Madame Tussauds, and SEA LIFE Centers). 

LEGO® Discovery Center Washington, D.C. is now open! 

LEGO® Discovery Center is next-generation LEGO fun where children can let their imagination and creativity run wild with LEGO® bricks. They can find inspiration in the Creative Workshops led by our Master Model Builders and in the Creative Club, where our Playmakers will help bring their imagination come to life, including a reimagined Space Mission where families can create their own rocket and scan it to send into digital space. We also kept our smallest builders in mind - in DUPLO PARK, children and their families can play and discover, solve puzzles, build with LEGO® DUPLO® and walk along the DUPLO duck pond.

Yes, there is a LEGO® shop. The LEGO® shop within LEGO Discovery Center Washington, D.C. will be interactive. For example, you can have a mini-figure made to measure. No admission ticket is needed to enter.


Children aged 17 and under must be accompanied by at least one adult aged 18 and older to enter.

LEGO® Discovery Center is not a theme park but a small indoor attraction designed from the perception of a child between 3 and 12 years old. It provides a safe and fun environment for families with younger children to have fun together. Many of the designed facilities are therefore not designed or suitable for older children or adults. Such as the gaming areas or some attractions.

To ensure a consistently child-friendly play environment, we do not allow groups of adults, adult couples or adults alone regardless of ethnic background, gender or physical condition, who are not accompanied by a child/children. This policy was created in consultation with our visitors and we believe that we have taken an appropriate and practical position that matches the nature of the attraction and the visitor profile.

Having said that, we are well aware that the popularity of the LEGO® brick cannot be limited and that fans exist of all ages and abilities. That is also the reason that we regularly organize “adults only” events in which certain areas of the center are open, such as MINI WORLD, and additional activities such as presentations or lessons are organized to compensate for adults not using many parts of the attraction.

Once we open it will depend on the day, but generally, the LEGO® Discovery Center is quietest after 2 pm.

Like any popular attraction, we have to limit the number of guests at any one time. The best way of ensuring your child’s place is by booking tickets in advance! Please be advised that all ticket sales are non-refundable. The average visit takes approximately 2 hours, but once inside you can stay as long as you like!

We encourage families to interact together and explore their imagination and creativity through a world of open play, and therefore visits are not guided. The typical visit takes 2-3 hours, but you are welcome to stay for as long as you wish.

We do not allow outside food or beverage unless caring for babies or food allergies in children.

LEGO® Discovery Center encourages guests to enjoy deliciously fresh foods and snacks, and ice-cold sodas in our LEGO® Café.

LEGO® Discovery Center Washington, D.C. has been designed with your needs in mind. We review our risk assessments and policies annually to ensure that we remain as accessible as possible to all guests. We do not provide wheelchairs or strollers at our attraction.

LEGO® Discovery Center Washington, D.C. is wheelchair accessible. The 4D cinema is wheelchair accessible. Please note that for the Imagination Express (short ride with trolleys) guests need to be able to transfer to the vehicle with or without assistance from a carer. The ride requires guests to be able to sit up unassisted. Unfortunately, our Hero Adventures Zone is less accessible. If necessary, our team members will be happy to assist you!

The whole attraction is air-conditioned. Please note that kids must wear shoes or sandals while playing in the center. 

Yes. We ensure that there are always staff members at the LEGO® Discovery Center who are trained in first aid.

We are stroller friendly, with family bathrooms with diaper changing facilities.

Re-entry is not permitted. Once inside, you're free to stay as long as you like but will not be permitted to exit and re-enter without purchasing another admission ticket.

LEGO® Discovery Center Washington, D.C. is a 100% Smoke-Free attraction. This includes all varieties of smoking, including vape pens, mechanical cigarettes, cigars, and more.