San Antonio: LEGOLAND Discovery Center/Sea Life Aquarium Open Soon

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The latest family attractions anticipated for the Texas Hill Country will soon be open! The LEGOLAND Discovery Center and the Sea Life Aquarium are coming to the Shops at Rivercenter mall in San Antonio, and they’ve just announced when they’re anticipated to be opening.

Get Psyched San Antonio: LEGOLAND Discovery Center & Sea Life Aquarium Opening Soon

Photo: Facebook/Legoland Discovery Center

Small versions of the LEGOLAND theme parks, Discovery Centers are indoor attractions featuring models constructed using the popular building blocks. The LEGOLAND Discovery Center in San Antonio will have its grand opening from April 12 through April 14 of this year and will have a 4D cinema, play areas, LEGO-themed rides, and party rooms. Sea Life Aquarium will be home to a walk-through tunnel of marine life in which visitors will see sharks, starfish, seahorses, shrimp, and rays. This will be the second of such facilities in Texas which are owned by Merlin Entertainment (The first is in Dallas). The opening dates, although not firm, are scheduled for May.

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Photo: Facebook/SEA LIFE Aquarium (Carlsbad)

Families can already obtain annual passes to the LEGOLAND Discovery Center online. Passes for the Sea Life Aquarium are also available online, with members-only features, as well as one option that includes a LEGOLAND Discovery Center activity pack. “LEGOLAND Discovery Center and Sea Life Aquarium will provide high-quality, education and interactive fun for kids and families,” General Manager Jeremy Aguillen told “The attractions will add to the diversity of hands-on experiences available to San Antonio residents and visitors.”

Get Psyched San Antonio: LEGOLAND Discovery Center & Sea Life Aquarium Opening Soon

Photo: Facebook/Legoland Discovery Center

The Shops at Rivercenter mall is a premier shopping, entertainment, and dining destination situated on the famous San Antonio River Walk. Owned and managed by Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation, the facility is a leading attraction in Alamo City, located in close proximity to the historic landmark itself, and draws in hundreds of thousands of visitors annually. “We, at Ashkenazy Acquisitions, are so excited and very much look forward to SEA LIFE Aquarium and LEGOLAND Discovery Center providing an entertaining and educational experience to visitors. These attractions will further define the Shops at Rivercenter and downtown San Antonio as one of the premier entertainment destinations throughout the US,” Ben Ashkenazy, CEO of Ashkenazy Acquisitions Corporation, told “We are pleased to be partnering with a quality organization like Merlin Entertainments.”