Today, I Hit the Bricks

That’s right. A couple of friends told me to hit the bricks, and that’s what I did. I took in the LEGO® Travel Adventure at the Great Lakes Science Center. See what I did there?

As its name suggests, the exhibit explores the excitement of travel through various LEGO displays and hands-on activities. Dioramas in LEGO bricks bring to life significant moments in travel history, including the first airplane flight at Kitty Hawk. Designated areas allow families to work as a team and build their own vehicle. You’ll also find a racecar built out of DUPLOS® that your child can sit in. How cool is that? It sure makes for a fun photo op.

My favorite part of the exhibit is a collection of LEGO landmarks and mosaics, built by Beachwood, Ohio math teacher Arthur Gugick. You could easily get lost in each one for hours. As a music and art lover, Gugick’s work sure stopped me in my tracks. Take a peek:





The pièce de résistance? A lenticular mosaic that morphs from Eeyore and Piglet to Tigger, depending on your vantage point.


I was just over the moon with these works. And then I walked into the NASA Glenn Visitor Center…


Extended by popular demand, LEGO Travel Adventure is open through Sunday, October 19. Admission is included with your general admission to the Great Lakes Science Center.

So, Cleveland, what are you waiting for? Hit the bricks!

Until next time, be kind to yourself. And each other.




Note: All opinions expressed here are my own. I have not received any compensation for writing this post.

LEGO and the LEGO logo are trademarks of the LEGO Group.

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