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We may not love stepping on them in the living room, but we love the fine motor and engineering skills our littles develop and the creativity they demonstrate when playing with LEGO® Bricks. If your kids love the popular building blocks, here are our places to take them to play with LEGOS in Metro Detroit.
Don’t miss the hands-on, larger-than life LEGO® exhibit at The Henry Ford Museum. The travelling exhibit is included with general admission tickets and the final day to check it out is Sunday, January 5th. Enter to win 4 tickets to visit the museum with your family.
The Henry Ford Museum
Special exhibition: October 12, 2019 – January 5, 2020
Step into a larger-than-life LEGO® wonderland featuring 20 of the world’s most iconic and astonishing skyscrapers. Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks, a first-of-its-kind, limited-engagement exhibition, is rising up in Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation™. Discover the design and precision it takes to build these modern marvels by constructing your own. Let these masterpieces unleash your inspiration, choose from over 200,000 LEGO® bricks to build your own Tower of Tomorrow and contribute to the growing LEGO® metropolis.
Location: 20900 Oakwood Boulevard, Dearborn, MI 48124
LEGOLAND Discovery Center
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan is the ultimate indoor LEGO® playground, perfect for families with children ages 3-10! You’ll enjoy two interactive LEGO rides, a 4D Cinema showing three different movies, MINILAND® where you can see dozens of Detroit-area landmarks built completely out of LEGO bricks, a children’s play area and more!
Location: 4240 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 (inside Great Lakes Crossing)
The Robot Garage
The Robot Garage was designed for LEGO and robotics enthusiasts of all ages. Whether in our retail store, our drop-in play area, or in one of our classes, camps, birthday parties, or other programs, The Robot Garage endeavors to introduce kids and adults to engineering principles in an exciting and fun way. Our mission is to create an “aha” moment every day for every guest, and to inspire the innovators of tomorrow with fun, hands-on, engineering experiences.
- Birmingham: 637 S. Eton St., Birmingham MI 48009
- Rochester Hills: 1659 West Hamlin Road, Suite F, Rochester Hills MI 48309
At Stemville, we believe in creating a play center for children that encourages the use of science, technology, engineering, and math. Children use creative thinking and problem solving as they explore the various play stations. Stemville offers access to over 25,000 Magformers, 7,500 Clicformers, and 660 Everblocks for endless, creative building. Also, visit our 8 foot LiteZilla to watch your design light up.
Location: 141 N. Center Street, Suite 201, Northville, MI 48167
Bricks 4 Kidz
Bricks 4 Kidz® is devoted to developing programs for children ages 3-12 that provides an extraordinary atmosphere where students learn to build unique creations with LEGO® Bricks. We are committed to developing proprietary models in which children learn to build simple machines, motorized models, robotics and much more. BRICKS 4 KIDZ® programs are designed to teach the fundamentals of S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education using LEGO® Bricks.
Multiple locations in Washtenaw and Wayne counties
Snapology helps children grow up with a thirst for knowledge. From fun themed programs using LEGO® bricks and K’Nex® to STEM / STEAM programs, Robotics, Movie-Making, Drones and Video Game Design, your children will be engaged from the minute the walk in the door.
Multiple locations in Oakland and Macomb counties
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About Carrie Budzinski
Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..