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Legoland Discovery Center Manchester


Legoland Discovery Center Manchester is the ultimate Lego indoor playground for kids and adults. 

The family-friendly attraction has many stations and play spaces where kids can marvel, participate and try.

The attraction is aimed at children aged three to 10 years, and adults must bring a child to gain entry.

This article shares everything you must know before booking your tickets for Legoland Discovery Center in Manchester.

Kid enjoying at Legoland Center Manchester

What to expect at Legoland Discovery Center

You and your kids will love to dive into the Legoland universe with 5 million LEGO® bricks offering unending possibilities. 

Some of the highlights are – 

  • LEGO® Ninjago City Adventure
  • LEGO® 4D Cinema
  • The Great LEGO® Race VR Experience
  • Merlin’s Apprentice Ride
  • Space Mission
  • Earthquake Tables

Sea Life Aquarium is right next to the Manchester Legoland Center, because of which most families explore both attractions together. Buy Sea Life Aquarium tickets

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Opening hours

The LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in Manchester is open from 10 am to 6 pm during school holidays. 

During term times, it is open from 10 am to 6 pm on weekends and from 10 am to 4 pm on weekdays.

The last entry is two hours before closure. 

Legoland Center is open every day of the year except Christmas Day.

Best time to visit Legoland Discovery Center

Usually, the LEGOLAND® Discovery Center in Manchester is quietest after 2 pm.

Since the attraction is popular with families and kids, only a limited number of guests are allowed inside. 

The best way to ensure you get your chance to enter at your preferred time is by booking your Legoland Discovery Center tickets in advance. 

During peak hours, there may be short waiting times.

How long does it take?

Most visitors spend two to three hours at Manchester’s Legoland Discovery Center.

Since Legoland Manchester’s tickets don’t have a time limit, you can decide to hang around for as long as you want. 

Once you leave the Centre, you must repurchase tickets to be readmitted. 

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Legoland Discovery Center tickets

Legoland Discovery Center Manchester staff plays with child
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This Legoland Discovery Center Manchester ticket gives you an all-access pass for one whole day.

While booking your tickets, you must select the time of your visit.

Legoland Center makes you select the time and date to help make your experience more enjoyable by reducing queue times, speeding up your entry, and reducing crowding. 

Since this is a Skip the Line ticket, you can avoid the lines at the ticket counter. 

On the day of your visit, you can show the Discovery Center ticket on your mobile and walk in. 

Online tickets are cheaper than the price you will pay at the attraction’s entrance.

You can cancel this ticket up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund.

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult (18+ years), and a child must accompany all adults.

Adult ticket (15+ years): £17.60
Child ticket (3 to 14 years): £13.60

A ticket is not required for children under the age of two.

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How to reach Discovery Center

Legoland Discovery Centre is about 8 km (5 miles) West of Manchester City Centre, with lots of free parking.

The kids’ attraction is conveniently located within Trafford Palazzo (previously known as Barton Square). 

It is next door to the Trafford Centre, and guests can access it from Trafford Palazzo via an indoor footbridge. 

Its address is: LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Manchester

Barton Square, The Trafford Centre, Manchester, M17 8AS. Get Directions

Location of Legoland Discovery Center Manchester
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Trafford Centre Car Park West at Trafford Palazzo is the closest car park and is free to guests visiting Legoland Center.

Its location makes it easy for visitors to reach by bus, train, and car.

Legoland center’s map
Since you will visit with your kids and want to optimize your time, it makes sense to understand the attraction’s layout. Ask for the Legoland Center’s map as soon as you enter.

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