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“Very disappointing!” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of LEGOLAND Discovery Centre

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre
Ranked #7 of 24 things to do in Oberhausen
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Experience a unique journey through the biggest LEGO® bricks box in the world! Dive into the colourful LEGO indoor centre and express your creativity. More than 4 million LEGO bricks, a 4D cinema, exciting LEGO worlds and much more are waiting for you! LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Oberhausen is a great place for your next family trip!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / lift, Activities for young children, Lockers / storage
Krefeld, Germany
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Very disappointing!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

After standing in a line for 40 minutes to get our tickets, we finally walk through the discovery centre. Lots of attracrions and rides were not open or running. My children stand in the line for 10 minutes for Merlins ride and as they get to the front, they are told its closing for 1 hour 10 minutes and no reason given. It was 11:10 in the morning so not lunch time and certainly not break time seeing as it only opened at 10:00. We then go to the Aventeur Park and all thr main rides are closed, including Shanghai Express, Rutshsterm, M Seegang. We arrive at Goldwash and have rompay an additional fee for the bowl etc., as if the ticket to into the park wasnt enough. The "remote control" boats were broken as was the crane truck in the playground. We paid 96Euro for my husband, myself and 2 children and thunk it wasnt worth it at all. With half the rides and attractions not running, we should have been charged half price. It was extremely disppointed and I would not recommend it at all.

Visited June 2014
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Sandra B, Leiter Gästebetreuung at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, responded to this review, 15 July 2014
Hello MellyPan7,
thank you for your feedback. I would like to answer some questions of yours.
During holidys or at the Weekend, we have a large amount of visitors, and our queue time is quite long. We would like to apologize for that.
In the centre, we work with alternating operations at the attractions. I am sorry to hear that this is why you could not use Merlins ride.
If there is anything I can do for you or if you have further information, please contact me: Oberhausen@legolanddiscoverycentre.de
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278 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“Gets 'best day ever' from 8yr old”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

This LEGOLAND is slightly different than the one in Berlin. We visited on a school holiday, so it was very crowded, but there was still plenty of availability of all attractions. There were plenty of racetracks for the cars you can build. Movie was good, and flow thru was good.

We got a kombi-ticket for abenteurland, which was also pretty good.

Visited May 2014
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Sandra B, Leiter Gästebetreuung at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, responded to this review, 15 July 2014
Dear HousingGuy,
thank you very much for your Feedback.
It is great to hear that you and your child enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again in Legoland Discovery Centre Oberhausen.
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Cologne, Germany
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8 reviews
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“Zu Teuer und zu viele Gewalt”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2014

Wir waren erstaunt zu entdecken, dass es 18€ pro Person (Kinder ab 3 Jahre bezahlen Vollpreis) kostet. Kein Familienrabatt. Für unsere dreiköpfige Familie wäre es 54€, also ist mein Mann zum Apple Store gelaufen während ich das Kind zum Legoland gebracht habe. Ich war auch enttäuscht, dass die "König" Fahrt so gewalttätig war. Jede bekommt eine Pistole, um Drachen usw. zu schießen. Es war Krieg und Kampf überall. Unsere Sohn ist 3 Jahre alt und war bestimmt zu jung dafür. Er hatte Angst in der Fahrt. Ein 1 oder 2 jähriges Kind würde ich nicht hierher bringen. Sonst war es ein Indoor-Spielplatz ähnlich, aber mit viele Legos.

In English: This place is WAY too expensive at 18 euros per person (kids 3 and up pay full price, no discount for bigger families). The King's Ride was totally violence-oriented. Each person gets a gun to shoot things with, and in every room of the ride there was war and fighting going on. We aren't gun people and don't let our son play with toy guns, so this was a total turn-off. My son is 3 and was scared and overwhelmed. I would never bring a 1 or 2 year old into that ride. The rest of the place is like an indoor playground, but with lots of Legos to play with too. Not very interesting.

Visited March 2014
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Sandra B, Leiter Gästebetreuung at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, responded to this review, 15 July 2014
Google Translation
Hallo PeeJaytwothree,
vielen Dank für dein Feedback. Wir nehmen uns die Meinung unserer Gäste sehr zu Herzen, da wir nur so besser werden können.
Dass dein Sohn in der Drachenbahn Angst hatte, tut mir leid. Wir versuchen durch verschiedene Bereiche in unserem Centre, wie z.B. dem Duplo Village oder der LEGO Baustelle, ein breites Angebot für jedes Alter zu bieten.
Auf unserer Website bieten wir jederzeit Tickets zum Best-Preis mit attraktiven Rabatten an.
Ich würde mich über einen persönlichen Kontakt freuen, um weitere Anregungen besprechen zu können. Schreibe uns gerne eine eMail an Oberhausen@legolanddiscoverycentre.de.
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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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“Fun but...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2014

We had fun but I think the management could do a better job with cleanliness and keeping things a bit more orderly. A manager must expect that spills will happen throughout the day and that Lego bricks will be scattered about, so you should have employees cleaning these things up. We paid only the discount, after 2:00 pm, rate. That was about right.

Visited January 2014
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Sandra B, Leiter Gästebetreuung at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, responded to this review, 15 July 2014
Hello the12vman,
thank you for your feedback. Every opinion helps us to improve our services.
We put a lot of effort in keeping the centre clean at all times. With a large amount of visitors in the centre, this may take its time, what we would like to apologize.
If you have any further comments, please feel free to contact me: Oberhausen@legolanddiscoverycentre.de.
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Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
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31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Perfect for Lego fans”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013

There is something here for the LEGO fan of any age. The kids loved the 4D movie and all the skillfully erected miniature landscapes. The display explaining how a lego brick is built was very informative. The play section at the end where the kids can build vehicles to race down the ramps is a great way to end the experience. There was a lot to see, if we could have spent more time I'm sure we would have.

There is a full service cafeteria and a large (and expensive) gift shop.

Visited October 2012
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