Legoland California adds The Force Awakens scene to Miniland
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Legoland California adds The Force Awakens scene to Miniland

CARLSBAD, Calif. (March 9 , 2017) – The Force remains strong at LEGOLAND® California Resort as guests of the family theme park in Carlsbad will now get to experience a new exciting installment in LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland with the LEGO® Star Wars™: The Force Awakens Miniland Model Display! The latest major model addition includes the 16-foot-long Star Destroyer Finalizer, made of more than 350,000 LEGO® bricks. The Finalizer is installed more than 6 feet in the air above guests and is now the longest LEGO Star Wars™ Miniland model ever created!

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“Guests have been enjoying LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland for 6 years since it first opened in 2011. Since then, we have added the LEGO Star Wars™ Miniland Gallery in 2012 and LEGO Star Wars™ Miniland Death Star in 2015, which is the largest LEGO model to have ever been added to LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland,” said General Manager of LEGOLAND California Resort Peter Ronchetti. “I am excited to introduce the latest addition: The LEGO® Star Wars™: The Force Awakens Miniland Model Display as once again, our Master Model Builders used incredible detail in constructing the new LEGO models and I can’t wait for guests to enjoy it!”


LEGO® Star Wars™: The Force Awakens Miniland Model Display is in the center of LEGO Star Wars Miniland and will include six scenes representing the first 30 minutes of Star Wars: The Force Awakens which include: Kylo Ren’s capture of Poe at planet Jakku; Rey’s rescue of BB-8; Poe and Finn’s escape from the Star Destroyer Finalizer; The wreck of Finn and Poe’s TIE Fighter; Rey, Finn and BB-8’s escape from Niima Outpost; and the escape from the Starship Graveyard. Lights, sound effects and animation will further bring the scenes and characters to life from this blockbuster film.


The LEGO® Star Wars™: The Force Awakens Miniland Model Display opens just in time for spring break and is included in the cost of admission to LEGOLAND California Resort.

Images provided by Legoland California

The Author: Brian Curran

A Star Wars Fan since 1977 when he was just 2. Brian grew up in California where his family would often make trips to Disneyland. In 1987 he took his first “Trip to Endor” and doesn’t pass on a chance to go back! He also enjoys going to Conventions and meeting the actors from the Star Wars films.

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