BRICKOSAURS! A world-first collection of giant LEGO® brick dinosaurs is coming to Marwell Zoo in 2019

November 8, 2018

Marwell Zoo will become the first attraction in the world to host a collection of giant LEGO® brick dinosaurs.

BRICKOSAURS, a prehistoric experience featuring a total of 50 life-sized sculptures built with LEGO bricks, is coming to the zoo in 2019.

The interactive expedition created with more than two million bricks is sure to excite families, LEGO and dinosaur enthusiasts alike.

A highlight includes the largest touring LEGO brick dinosaur model ever made – a whopping eight-metre T-Rex, plus be prepared for a few surprises!

Sean Mannie, Commercial Director, said: “We are incredibly excited to be hosting the amazing BRICKOSAURS at Marwell Zoo. Building on the tremendous success of The Great Brick Safari in 2017, BRICKOSAURS will be a genuine world-first and on a scale never attempted before with LEGO bricks.

“This will be a really jaw-dropping family experience with fantastic displays all over our 140 acre park.

“Alongside our world-class animal experiences, including our amazing new Tropical House, BRICKOSAURS will make Marwell Zoo the ‘must-see’ family day out for 2019 and we’re absolutely delighted that our Marwell guests will see it first.”

Bordon-based LEGO building company Bright Bricks say it will take their team of professional builders more than 10,000 hours to create the exclusive event.

BRICKOSAURS will be included with general admission and will be on display from 5 April until 1 September 2019.

Visitors will also be able to get hands on with a host of extra activities including trying their hand at making their own creations at BRICKOSAURS Basecamp, a free spotter’s guide and more.

In 2017, Marwell Zoo became the first zoo to host The Great Brick Safari, featuring 80 LEGO animal sculptures.

Marwell Zoo, home to more than 150 species, is owned by Marwell Wildlife, a global conservation charity leading programmes in the UK, Africa and across the world. The charity engages with over 40,000 schoolchildren through curriculum-based education programmes and welcomes more than 500,000 visitors each year to its 140 acre site.

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