The Mall of America & LEGOLAND Minnesota
Ashley | 11 - 09 - 2021
Updated: September 11, 2021 11:00 pm IST
No matter how hard they stub the toes, the fascination with LEGO blocks never ends. From Marvel’s ‘Modok’ to Warner Bros LEGO movie and various LEGOLAND theme parks across the country prove the same. Discover the ‘Mall of America LEGO Store’ and why the expansion of Mall of America contributed to its popularity.
The Mall of America History and LEGOLAND Minnesota are two ends of the same coin. Find out the interesting facts about the LEGO store in Mall of America, the Mall of America layout, and much more.
1. How Many Miles Is the Mall of America?
The MOA can fit 9 Yankee stadiums. It has around 5.6 million sq. ft of space out of which 2.87 is retainable. Built at the cost of $650 million, the mall has 4 floors each 1.15 miles long.
2. How Much Money Does Mall of America Make a Year?
The Mall of America attracts 40 million visitors every year and has 11,000 full-time employees. Statistics show that visitors spend 52% extra here in comparison to other malls.
3. Does the Mall of America Have Its Own Zip Code?
The zip code of MOA is 55425. The mall has its own app, it relies on natural heat, couples can get married there. Yet it’s not the largest in North America, West Edmonton Mall Canada holds the title.
4. The Mall of America Is Famous for _____
The Mall opened in 1992 and is the biggest mall in America selling retailing products along with an amusement park (Nickelodeon Park). It has more than 550 revolutionary stores and 60 restaurants.
5. Who Owns LEGO?
LEGO was founded by Ole Kirk Christiansen, a Danish carpenter in 1932. Le means to play and Go means good in Danish while it means I put together in Latin. The first LEGO bricks were primarily made of wood.
6. Does the Mall of America Still Have LEGOLAND?
The LEGO store in Bloomington, MN reopened in 2010 with 6 new structures and a 34ft tall robot. At present, the store organizes activities with its primary motto being “Only the Best Is Good Enough.”
7. Where Is the Biggest LEGO Store in America?
LEGO Imagination Center in Mall of America is the biggest store in America. The Mall can fit 258 Liberty Statues. LEGO is said to sell 7 sets every second and there are 68 blocks for every human on earth.
8. Where Is the Biggest LEGO Store in the World?
The biggest LEGO store in the world is situated in Leicester Square, London with 2 floors spanning 914 square meters. It has the largest display of Big Ben as well. Brick Replacement service will replace any missing part for free.
9. What Is the Most Expensive LEGO Set?
There are 15824 sets, the Millennium Falcon (2017) and 1st edition Taj Mahal is the rarest and most expensive sets. Every set is made with 0.004mm accuracy and about 4 billion individual mini figurines in the world.
10. How Many Varieties of LEGO’s Are There?
There are more than 3700 varieties of LEGO inclusive of bricks available in 60 different colors. The first licensed theme was Star Wars and Boba Fett figurine is the rarest. People-based LEGO debuted in 2003.
11. How Many LEGO Blocks Were Lost in the LEGO Play Area in the Mall of America?
About 40 million tourists visit the Mall of America every year and about 170,000 LEGO products have gone missing. Thus, the store displays farther up on the wall are stickers.
12. How Many LEGOLANDs Are There?
It’s surprising, but there are only 8 LEGOLAND parks in the world! They are situated in Billund, California, Florida, Malaysia, Dubai, Windsor, Japan, and Germany. The first one was opened in Denmark in 1968.
13. LEGO Can Withstand ______ Pounds Before Breaking
Each LEGO brick can withstand 953 pounds of pressure before breaking. One can build a 2.17 mile long LEGO tower before the bottom breaks. The largest LEGO structure is a robot in the Mall of America.
14. Where Are LEGO Bricks Manufactured?
The majority of the bricks are manufactured in Denmark. LEGO introduced plastic bricks in 1947. A LEGO set idea with 10,000 supporters will be manufactured after review.
15. Which Is the Best Aftermarket LEGO Store in Minnesota?
Brickmania is the best aftermarket LEGO sales outlet in MN. Situated in the historic Thorp building selling their very own military-based LEGO kits. Though not affiliated with LEGO, it is a must-visit store.