Legoland removes thousands of characters from art display to support self-isolation

Legoland has removed thousands of characters from an art display at the Discovery Centre Birmingham to support the idea of self-isolation.

The model previously showed a bustling Birmingham city centre - depicting the city’s library, Mailbox and the Cube.

Bustling city centre Credit: Merlin Entertainment

But following the announcement of a UK-wide lockdown, the makers decided to change the art piece so that it reflects the current state of the city.

An empty city centre Credit: Merlin Entertainment

Thousands of ‘minifigures’ have been removed and are now being stored safely in a workshop.

Minifigures in storage Credit: Merlin Entertainment
Empty city centre Credit: Merlin Entertainment

The centre closed it’s doors to the public two weeks ago (20th March) for the first since it opened in 2018.

The characters will be added back to the display once it opens again.

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