The Massive LEGO Playground In Iowa That Few People Know About

The Science Center of Iowa is a pretty amazing place – it’s home to an impressive digital planetarium and special exhibits that allow visitors get up close with Iowa’s native animals, explore the cosmos, build a rocket ship and more.

One hands on exhibit is of special interest to anyone who once built a castle or space ship with plastic blocks. Brick by Brick is a permanent exhibit that centers on LEGOs® in a way that’s both educational and surprising.

Here’s what you need to know to discover your inner builder at the Science Center of Iowa.

One of the displays might look a little familiar. It’s a 75,000-brick model of the Science Center of Iowa, created by the Iowa LEGO Users Group.

The Science Center of Iowa is open weekly, on Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Interested in exploring more Iowa museums? Here are seven that hold fascinating and quirky collections.

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Address: Science Center of Iowa, 401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA