THE LEGO® MOVIE EXPERIENCE is now open at LEGOLAND California!

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Thank you so much to LEGOLAND for inviting us to see the all-new THE LEGO® MOVIE EXPERIENCE. We had a wildly awesome time checking it all out and couldn’t wait to get home to write all about it. 


This past week was more fun than I can even say. And that is saying quite a lot for someone that makes a living saying things. Trust me on that one. The highlight was spending a few hours one on one with the little one and checking out this awesome new exhibit at LEGOLAND California. The LEGO® Movie is all the rage right now and this really brings the movie to life!


We are pretty big LEGO fans so when I got the invite to check this out I moved mountains {slight exaggeration, but I would have if it had been necessary} to make it happen. Staying up late the night before and breezing through the experience even though we wanted to stay later just to get to enjoy the uber coolness was totally worth it. If you have a big LEGO fan you MUST bring them here. You can thank me later.


The LEGO® MOVIE EXPERIENCE lets you step onto a LEGO sound stage and explore some of the models that inspired the hit new movie!


We even got to see Jadon Sand who plays “Finn”!


Does this look familiar? 


So many of our favorite scenes in the movie were represented! 


She begged me to take her photo with this model. She was in awe over all the details and kept asking me how they could possibly make it!


More coolness around every corner! There are more than 3 million LEGO Bricks in these models!


And this lovely poster is already hanging in her room…


You are never too old to want to take a picture with a couple of heroes!


I need to do a little shout out to the food! We don’t follow a gluten-free diet, but if you do LEGOLAND really has your back. I saw lots of displays like this. 


We were so happy to get to see THE LEGO® MOVIE EXPERIENCE at LEGOLAND California! It’s now open and it can be viewed once you are inside the park. There was a bit of a wait on the opening day when we were there, which shows how popular this is going to be, so be sure to head on over first thing after you enter the park. It’s worth the wait and the line moves quickly. This would be the perfect addition to a quick So Cal mini vacation paired with a night at The LEGOLAND Hotel!


Heather Reese
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Heather Delaney Reese is the storyteller and photographer behind the lifestyle and family travel blog, It's a Lovely Life®! For the past decade, she has vacationed over 150 days a year with her family. She is a vegan, and loves being by the water, spending time with her children, husband, 2 Shih Tzus and Cat.


  • My son went and saw the Lego Movie with his grandma and I’m a little disappointed I haven’t had the chance to see it yet. This exhibit looks amazing. I love going to check out sets and places that bring a movie to life!

    • I’m so glad he liked it! It’s a really cute and fun movie! They were playing parts of it in the background of the exhibit and those were fun to watch too!

  • Ohh how fun… we love LegoLand, we actually went to the one in Germany a few years ago and fell in love and now frequent visit the one that is in Florida, only 30 min from our home.. soo much fun and the kids have a blast. Thanks for sharing

  • Oh my goodness, I would have so much fun there with my kids! And we haven’t even see the movie yet. But we are HUGE LEGO fans and seriously want to go to Legoland like you wouldn’t’ believe!

  • I love to look at these Lego displays. I can’t believe the images they can create. It looks like an amazing day.

  • This looks like such a fun place. Your daughter is the cutest! Makes me wish my kids were small again so I could go to Legoland.

  • I know this is totally OT, but yeah for the Gluten Free goodies. We are visiting next month and I was worried about eating in the park. Can’t wait to check out the movie experience when we are there.

  • That is so awesome! We have been to LEGOLAND in Florida and loved it. We can’t wait to see The Lego Movie!

  • How incredibly fun! I’ve heard the movie is AMAZING! I can’t wait to see it.

  • That’s a place I have yet to visit but am really looking forward to! The Lego Movie sure is getting good reviews, by the way.

  • Lego Land is definitely on our list of things to do when we visit California. We would LOVE this. My husband was a LEGO kid and my kids are too. 🙂

  • We use to live in California and we never went to Lego Land. Now I feel like we really missed out. Maybe when we go back and visit!

  • What an awesome experience! Awesome movie! We have been to LegoLand in Florida 2X, love it!

  • Jealous! That would have been awesome! My boys are excited to see this movie again.

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