New York 

More than two million LEGO® bricks are used in the reconstruction of the city that never sleeps.  Our Central Park is filled with as much diverse activity as the real park! You can find people ice skating, roller skating, practicing Tai-Chi, going for carriage rides, listening to concerts, sunbathing, sailing model boats, or just out for a stroll.

Originally named the MekLife skyscraper, representatives from MetLife saw our LEGO version and were so impressed by it, they let us use their name royalty free.

Years before the real Freedom Tower rises at the site of the World Trade Center, we have constructed the monumental skyscraper completely out of LEGO® bricks. Unlike the Freedom Tower in New York City which will take four years to build, LEGOLAND California's structure took four months to create.

Sprouting 28 feet into the sky, the 1/70 scale model includes a "wind farm" in the top portion of the tower, which in the actual structure will use wind-harvesting turbines to generate 20 percent of the building's electricity.

Most buildings in Miniland are built to a 1:20 or 1:40 scale, but the model of the Empire State Building is built using 4 different scales! The ground floors are built at 1:20, to match the size of the people on the street, and then the main body of the building is built at 1:40 scale. Closer to the top, it changes to 1:60 and the very top tower is built at 1:80 scale! This tricks the eye by giving the building the look of being much taller than it is. If you were to build the Empire State Building completely in 1:20 scale it would be over 62 feet tall vs. our version, which stands at 20 feet tall!

What to look for: Inside the model of Grand Central Station stands a mini version of the famous rock and roll legend, Elvis Presley!

  • This attraction has no minimum height requirement.

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Miniland USA

  • Block of Fame

    This fun and educational, 3-dimensional art gallery is lined with classic works of art and busts of historical figures and pop icons - made entirely out of LEGO® bricks.

  • Coast Cruise

    This grand tour for the whole family is an ideal vantage point to enjoy the sights and adventures along the lakeshore and in Miniland.

  • Garden Restaurant

    Geared toward the health conscious diner, The Garden Restaurant features gourmet sandwiches, and home made soups and salads. Don't miss our Signature Caprese Panini made with whole mozzarella, pesto, fresh basil and tomatoes served on whole grain wheat berry bread.

  • Las Vegas

    Don't miss our largest Miniland expansion ever - the fabulous Las Vegas Strip made entirely out of LEGO® brick, including ten different hotel properties chosen for their unique architectural style.

  • LEGO STAR WARS

    New Features in LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland

    • New LEGO models have been added to each of the seven scenes including:
      • an underwater scene featuring an Opee sea killer on Naboo
      • a Jawa sandcrawler on Tattooine
      • Check back later for even more details!

    Plus!

    • LEGO Star Wars™ Gallery! Enjoy 12 LEGO models, each standing 3-feet-tall, of favorite Star Wars™ characters including Yoda, Wicket, Anakin and Princess Leia.
    • A life-size LEGO Darth Maul honors the release of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace
  • Miniland Marina

    For a nominal fee, you can even navigate your own mini boat in the LEGOLAND Marina.

  • New England Harbor

    In Miniland's New England Harbor, Park guests can interact with animated mini farm animals choreographed to festive music. Admire the intricate detail of the farm equipment, including a combine harvester, in this quaint New England town.

  • New Orleans

    Our Miniland version of New Orleans was built in Billund, Denmark. During Halloween, the famous New Orleans cemetery "comes alive" with dozens of zombies and skeletons crawling out of the graves!

  • New York

    More than two million LEGO® bricks are used in the reconstruction of the city that never sleeps.  Our Central Park is filled with as much diverse activity as the real park! You can find people ice skating, roller skating, practicing Tai-Chi, going for carriage rides, listening to concerts, sunbathing, sailing model boats, or just out for a stroll.

  • San Francisco
    The Miniland version of San Francisco was constructed in Billund, Denmark. Our Miniland Pier 39 has a working carousel and sea lions basking in the sun.
  • Southern California

    What visit to Southern California would be complete without visiting our Miniland version? Come see the Griffith Park Observatory perched on the hill above the Hollywood Bowl and Greumann's Chinese Theater. Also, don't miss our version of San Diego's historic Mission San Luis Rey, complete with the signature red tile roof. Surfers and sunbathers alike line our miniature beaches.

  • The Model Shop

    Come take a peek at our LEGO® Master Builders at work as they create models for the Park.

  • Washington D.C.

    Every 4 years, the 2 LEGO mini-figures appearing in the presidential motorcade are changed depending on the outcome of the election. So far Bill and Hillary Clinton, George and Laura Bush, and Barack and Michelle Obama have been built and displayed.