Best Things To Do With Kids In Tokyo – Legoland Discovery Centre

...WHEN YOU'RE LIVING OUT A DREAM!

Now that I've got that song stuck in your head for the next 6 months, let's talk about Legoland Discovery Center in Tokyo! It's situated in the Decks Mall in the Odaiba shopping district, around 40 minutes from Tokyo by subway.

Legoland Tokyo is quite compact (we spent around 3 hours there), and attractions are best suited to little kids (aged 8 and under). To keep older kids and teenagers entertained, check out the Sega Joyopolis amusement park/arcade (also in Decks Mall).

Little Lego fans will love the:

  • 2 rides
  • 4D movie (in Japanese)
  • Soft play areas and ball pit
  • Creative workshops
  • Lego models
  • 10 build-and-play areas

Decks Mall, Odaiba

Take the escalator up to Legoland...

The excitement will be palpable.

First we admired the brilliant models of Tokyo in Miniland...

Then we built a walrus in the Creative Workshop. Instructions are in Japanese, but hey, Lego is a universal language!

Then we played and played and played. First stop, Lego Ninjago City Adventure (which is limited to kids under 140cm tall).
Don't forget to bring socks for the soft play areas.

Next stop, Duplo Village...

Then Lego Racers: Build & Test, where you can build your own Lego vehicle and race it.

Then Lego City Train World

The on-site cafe had a selection of hot and cold foods - pretty standard Japanese convenience store fare. Outside food and drinks are not permitted. Save your appetite for later - there are lots of great food outlets in the Decks Mall.

HOW TO GET CHEAP TICKETS TO LEGOLAND TOKYO DISCOVERY CENTRE

To get a discount on Legoland Tokyo tickets, buy an Online Saver ticket in advance here. You'll need to select an entry date and time in advance, so make sure your travel plans are concrete before purchasing. To avoid crowds, visit on a weekday (it's also cheaper to visit during the week) and choose an earlier entry time. Once you're in, you can stay as long as you like. Buying a ticket in advance also guarantees entry to Legoland, as spaces are limited.

Online Saver Ticket Prices
Mon -Fri 10am – 4pm: ¥1,950
Sat & Sun 10am – 4pm: ¥2,100
After 4pm ticket: ¥1,700
Children 2 and under are free

If you're a Lego-loving adult, you'll need to be accompanied by a child in order to enter.

BONUS TRIVIA: Here's why it hurts so much when you step on a Lego...

Legoland Discovery Centre Tokyo

Address: Odaiba 1-6-1 Decks Tokyo Beach Island Mall 3F

Hours:
Mon - Fri: 10am – 8pm
Weekends & Public Holidays: 10am - 9pm

Getting There:
From Tokyo Shinjuku Station, take JR Saikyo Line to Tokyo Teleport Station. From there, it is a 7 min walk (600 metres) to Decks Mall

Need To Know:

  • Purchase tickets in advance for guaranteed entry
  • Fully accessible for visitors with disabilities
  • Adults may only enter when accompanied by a child
  • Stroller friendly
  • Nappy changing facilities available

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