Let’s Go Build: A Festival for LEGO Lovers

A festival for LEGO® lovers of all ages. This summer, go on a journey around the world through huge LEGO models in Brickman Wonders of the World – then pick up some bricks and start building.

When | Āhea

9 Dec 2017 – 18 Feb 2018

Where | Ki hea

Amokura, Level 4

Cost | Te utu

Adult $19.50, Child (3–15 years) $9.50, Concession $15.50, Family $49.50


All ages welcome but children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult


90 minutes. Last entry at 4pm.

Accessibility | E wātea ana ki
  • wheelchair accessible

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One of only 14 LEGO Certified Professionals globally, Ryan McNaught (aka Brickman) brings the world’s most iconic landmarks made exclusively from LEGO bricks to Te Papa.

Ryan and his team spent a jaw-dropping 5,000 hours building the 50 LEGO masterpieces on display including the Taj Mahal, Michelangelo’s Statue of David, Great Wall of China, Empire State Building (complete with King Kong), Leaning Tower of Pisa, and Arc de Triomphe.

But it’s not just about looking – there will be plenty of hands-on opportunities to pick up some bricks and get building yourself as well as a range of activities for young and old.

Keep an eye out for our changing programme of activities and events for children and adults to enjoy over this two-month festival of LEGO activities.

LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorise or endorse this event.

Looking at the Kremlin made from LEGO, 2017. Photo by Kate Whitley. Te Papa

Building LEGO pyramids, 2017. Photo by Kate Whitley. Te Papa

LEGO Taj Mahal. Courtesy of Brickman

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