Today marks the 50th anniversary of the very first LEGOLAND to open its doors to LEGO fans around the world. The park was open on June 7th 1968 as a way to show off some of the incredible LEGO® models built by workers at the LEGO factory. As the popularity of the LEGO bricks grew, more and more people wanted to see where they came from by visiting the LEGO production factory. Soon the amount of people heading there was holding up production so Godtfred, son of the LEGO founder Ole Kirk Christiansen, had the idea to open an area next to the factory, which would become known as LEGOLAND. The park soon grew to an 14-acre wonderland filled with LEGO creations and rides. now 50 years on the park is one of the most visited attractions in Denmark and has spawned additional parks across the world including right here in the UK. To celebrate its landmark anniversary, the park has had a little makeover. Which includes a new entrance and rides, such as the Flying Eagle. To book tickets to LEGOLAND Billund Resort head to their website.
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