The new Star Wars attraction, which opened Thursday at the
Photos: First look at Star Wars Miniland at Legoland California
With approximately 1,400 square feet of models, the totality of Star Wars Miniland would fit inside an average home. On opening day, it felt like every Legoland visitor wanted to see the new attraction at the same time, making for a massive crowd in a relatively small space.
"This is just like what you build," said Debbie Tamondong, of
"Except a lot better," said her 11-year-old son Cole, who persuaded his parents to plan the family vacation around the Star Wars Miniland grand opening. "And a lot bigger."
And that is the draw of Star Wars Miniland: Anybody could build a 6-foot-long Millennium Falcon if they had 143 hours and 19,200 Lego bricks.