Dallas, Texas — Closing April 24, these are the last weeks for the Perot Museum of Nature and Scienceit is Towers of tomorrow exhibition with LEGO® bricks. Presented locally by Highland Capital Philanthropies, the popular exhibit – which made its US debut at the Perot Museum – features 20 iconic skyscrapers from around the world built in 2,000 hours using more than half a million LEGO® bricks. From the tallest building in the world to the Empire State Building, architectural marvels are built by Ryan McNaught, one of only 21 certified LEGO professionals worldwide. All ages can get creative building on a growing LEGO installation using thousands of popular colored bricks.
Among the towers on display are the Barangaroo Hotel Crown Resort in Sydney; Burj Khalifa in Dubai; Bank of America Plaza in Atlanta; 111 West 57th Street, Central Park Tower Building, Chrysler Building and Empire State Building in New York; CN Tower in Toronto; Eureka Tower in Melbourne; Infinity Tower in Brisbane; Hong Kong International Trade Tower; Marina Bay Sands in Singapore; N Seoul Tower in Seoul, Korea; the Petronas Towers in Malaysia; Q1 in Queensland; Shanghai Tower in Shanghai; Taipei 101 in Taiwan; Tokyo Skytree in Tokyo; Willis Tower (Sears) in Chicago; and Wilshire Grand Center in Los Angeles.
After interacting with the intricate structures, guests are encouraged to head to the construction areas, which are equipped with over 200,000 LEGO bricks, to create their own “tower of tomorrow”. All ages can channel their inner engineer by adding their creations to an ever-expanding futuristic LEGO masterpiece featured in the exhibit.
Towers of tomorrow with LEGO® bricks is a traveling exhibition of the Sydney Living Museums and toured internationally by Flying Fish. The exhibit is supported locally by the Dallas Tourism Improvement District and, in part, the City of Dallas Office of Arts and Culture.
HOURS. The Museum is open every day (except Tuesday) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday and from Wednesday to Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Members-only mornings offer exclusive access from 9-10 a.m. every Saturday and 10-11 a.m. every Sunday.
The Perot Museum is located at 2201 N. Field Street in Dallas, Texas. Tickets are timed and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For tickets, parking information and other details, visit perotmuseum.org or call 214-428-5555.