News & Events
May 4 Opening Date Announcement
March 10, 2021
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center New Jersey today announced the grand opening date of May 4, 2021.
“We are thrilled to celebrate the Grand Opening of both New Jersey SEA LIFE Aquarium and LEGOLAND Discovery Center New Jersey on May 4,” said General Manager Camille DePascale.
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center New Jersey will feature a range of LEGO play experiences including a LEGO themed train ride, 4D cinema, LEGO building classes hosted by the Master Model Builder, Miniland (a LEGO re-creation of NJ and NYC landmarks), plus several themed interactive build and play zones.
*Please note that our opening date has moved since this announcement.
Brick Factor 2020
October 24th, 2020
Brick Factor is a LEGO build-off where applicants compete to be named New Jersey’s Master Model Builder, the dream job of a lifetime! Contestants compete in 3 timed build challenges; the first two at 45 minutes each, the last at 90 minutes. Only the final two contestants advance to the third and final build challenge.
Matt (Pictured in the center) was named the winner of Brick Factor and crowned LEGOLAND Discovery Center New Jersey's new Master Model Builder!
Matt will now maintain existing displays, add new displays, teach our educational workshops, and encourage LEGO play with our visitors each day.
Spring 2021 Opening Announcement
September 29th, 2020
Merlin Entertainments Ltd announced LEGOLAND® Discovery Center New Jersey, the ultimate indoor LEGO® playground for families, will open in spring 2021. The under-construction attraction was on track to debut in spring 2020, however due to the Covid-19 pandemic, opening dates were shifted to implement safety measures in accordance with state guidelines.
“The health of our guests, staff and sea creatures is of utmost importance and we are taking every step to prepare for a safe and exciting opening next year,” said General Manager Camille DePascale. “Our number one priority is to create fun and educational experiences for families at New Jersey SEA LIFE Aquarium and LEGOLAND Discovery Center New Jersey, all within a safe and comfortable environment.”
The attraction will follow the local safety regulations in place when opening in the spring of 2021. The attractions are prepared to limit capacity, ensure social distancing through various signage and monitoring staff, and require face coverings or masks to be worn by staff and guests. Enhanced cleaning measures will also be implemented throughout the day to clean and sanitize the attractions including high-frequency touchpoints, play areas, and the LEGO bricks.