June 17

Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks

Get creative at MOHAI’s newest exhibit.

Build some fun into your summer at Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) with the “Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks,” which lets visitors explore the amazing world of architecture through detailed LEGO models of famous buildings from around the world.

“Towers of Tomorrow” features stunning LEGO replicas of 20 iconic structures, including the Empire State Building, Sydney Opera House, and Burj Khalifa. These models are crafted by Ryan McNaught, an Australian LEGO expert and one of only twenty-one LEGO Certified Professionals globally. Each model showcases the creativity, engineering, and cultural significance of these architectural marvels.

“We are thrilled to bring the Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks exhibition to MOHAI. This immersive experience celebrates the artistry of architecture and the boundless imagination of LEGO enthusiasts worldwide,” said Leonard Garfield, MOHAI’s Executive Director.

two people looking at lego tower

In addition to the incredible displays, visitors can get hands-on in the interactive Build Zone. Here, you can build your own skyscrapers, bridges, or cityscapes using thousands of LEGO bricks, allowing your creativity to flow and bringing your ideas to life.

The exhibit also shares the fascinating history of LEGO, a company that started in a small carpentry workshop in Denmark. Founded by Ole Kirk Kristiansen in 1932, LEGO has grown into the world’s largest toy manufacturer. The name “LEGO” comes from the Danish words “LEG GODT,” which mean “play well,” highlighting the company’s dedication to creating quality toys that inspire imagination and play.

Running until September 22, 2024, “Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks” offers a fantastic opportunity for families, LEGO fans, and architecture lovers to see and create something special.

MOHAI at dusk

MOHAI is located at 860 Terry Avenue in Seattle. Exhibit gallery hours are 10am to 5pm daily. Admission to permanent exhibits is free on first Thursdays from 5-8 pm. As part of the Museums For All program, low-income families can visit MOHAI for a minimal fee of $2 per person with the presentation of an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card. Admission to “Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks” is included with regular MOHAI admission of $25 for adults; $20 for military and senior citizens ages 65 and over; $19 for students; free for youth (ages 14 and under, accompanied by a chaperone, maximum five youth admitted per chaperone), and MOHAI members.

Story by Ethan Chung. Photos by James Horan for Museums of History NSW.

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