Brick-assic World! Marwell Zoo to host 50 amazing giant LEGO dinosaurs

Marwell Zoo will play host to giant LEGO dinosaurs in 2019, it has been announced.Â

Friday, 9th November 2018, 12:32 pm
Updated Monday, 12th November 2018, 10:21 am
LEGO Dinosaurs are coming to Marwell Zoo. Picture: Marwell Zoo
LEGO Dinosaurs are coming to Marwell Zoo. Picture: Marwell Zoo

The Hampshire attraction will welcome BRICKOSAURS, a prehistoric experience featuring a total of 50 life-sized sculptures built with LEGO bricks

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!

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LEGO Dinosaurs are coming to Marwell Zoo. Picture: Marwell Zoo

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.

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'˜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.' 

LEGO Dinosaurs are coming to Marwell Zoo. Picture: Jason Brown Photography

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.

Guests 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.

LEGO dinosaurs are coming to Marwell Zoo. Picture: Jason Brown Photography

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