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There is some history and geography entailed in this experience as it showcases the life and architecture of five of the world's most iconic cities – Dubai, London, New York, Sydney and Tokyo – from castles and forts to massive skyscrapers.
Children and their parents can trace each city's evolution, all the way from 1000AD to today in a fun, educational and immersive way as well as seeing some of the world's largest and most detailed LEGO® brick models.
At the centre of this new interactive experience is a 3m x 4m scale model of Lower Manhattan, built entirely in white LEGO® pieces with 3D stories of New York projected onto them using cutting-edge technology of UHD 4K projectors.
The Brickman is a team of skilled LEGO® artists and craftspeople led by Ryan McNaught, aka "The Brickman".
More than 1,900 hours and 1 million LEGO® bricks were spent building Brickman Cities powered by LEGO® CITY. McNaught and the creative team spent a further 250 hours developing sophisticated 3D projections to bring the city of New York to life.
McNaught is well known in the LEGO® construction world as the only certified LEGO® Professional in the Southern Hemisphere, one of just 14 in the world and also as the official judge of Channel Nine's new blockbuster reality series, LEGO® Masters.
The Brickman team have also garnered many prestigious awards for its work. For more informaiton click here.
Of course as well as viewing, kids can enter an interactive master build zone where there are half a million LEGO® bricks where they can build their own vision of a LEGO® CITY of tomorrow.
Brickman Cities also features a brand-new collaboration with LEGO® CITY, an entire wall showcasing the history of LEGO® CITY, including CITY Fire Stations from decades ago.
This great event runs from Saturday 15 June to Sunday 4 August so perfect for the school holidays.
Tickets to Brickman Cities powered by LEGO® CITY are on sale at Ticketek and this secures the time you wish to attend. Click here to buy tickets.
Tickets will be available at the door but only buying online guarantees your preferred session time.
Adults = $27.50
Concession/Child = $15.00
Family of 4 = $68.00 (this might be two adults and two children or one adult and three children).
Your Brickman Cities ticket includes entry to the Scienceworks Museum.
Ferry available daily from Southbank – Williamstown Ferries (03) 9682 9555.
Public transport via train (Werribee and Williamstown Lines) to Spotswood; allow for a 10 minute walk.
Paid parking is available in the carpark in front of the Museum.
Scienceworks is located close to bicycle routes along the Maribyrnong River, Hyde Street, the Yarra River and Hudsons Road. There is bicycle parking available near the front of the Scienceworks building.