Family entertainment arrives in New Jersey. SEA LIFE Aquarium and LEGOLAND Discovery Center will be featured at American Dream New Jersey.American Dream is being developed by the Triple Five Group of Companies, owner of the two largest shopping and entertainment centers in North America, Mall of America and West Edmonton Mall, which draw nearly 70 million tourists/visitors annually.
SEA LIFE is the world’s biggest aquarium brand with more than 50 major attractions across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific including: London, Paris, Bangkok, Auckland, Orlando and others. American Dream will be the first and only SEA LIFE aquarium in the New Jersey/New York area. SEA LIFE will highlight spectacular displays of diverse marine life for visitors to enjoy – everything from shrimp and starfish to seahorses, sharks and rays. SEA LIFE will feature, as its stunning centerpiece, a tropical ocean tank with a walk-through underwater tunnel – taking visitors on a seamless journey under the sea which entertains, inspires and teaches both young and old. The attractions offer everything from spectacular viewing windows, giving a glimpse into the ocean itself, to enlightening talks, to feeding demonstrations and many other ways to interact directly with some of the incredible featured sea life.
Conservation is also a central part of the SEA LIFE experience. Visitors will experience SEA LIFE’s exciting Breed, Rescue and Protect activities around the world, including the work of the SEA LIFE Trust – a registered charity established by Merlin to raise awareness of issues affecting the world’s marine life; to promote solutions, and where relevant, provide funding for valuable marine conservation work across the globe.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center, Merlin’s very popular and unique indoor family attraction based on the world’s favorite toy the LEGO brick, will also be coming to American Dream. Described by the company as stepping into a giant box of LEGO, it has been designed specifically for families with children ages 3 to 10 to play together, offering a fun, highly interactive and educational two to three-hour indoor experience. LEGOLAND Discovery Centers provide a range of play areas including a 4D cinema; a brick pool, master classes from the LEGO Master Model Builder; exciting LEGO rides; special party rooms for birthdays and other celebrations; as well as the popular MINILAND exhibit – found in every LEGOLAND Park and attraction – which is designed to reflect the iconic buildings and skyline of each
American Dream is being developed by the Triple Five Group of Companies, owners of the two largest shopping and entertainment centers in North America, Mall of America and West Edmonton Mall. Opening in late summer 2017, phase one of American Dream will house approximately 3 million square feet of shopping, entertainment and attractions and host 40 million guests annually
MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS plc is the leading name in location-based, family entertainment. Europe’s Number 1 and the world’s second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates 111 attractions, 12 hotels/4 holiday villages in 23 countries and across 4 continents. The company aims to deliver memorable and rewarding experiences to its almost 63 million visitors worldwide, through its iconic global and local brands, and the commitment and passion of its managers and 26,000 employees (peak season).
Merlin has twenty-five attractions and two hotels in North America – including two stunning LEGOLAND Resorts – in Florida and California; The Orlando Eye; six Madame Tussauds celebrity wax attractions; seven LEGOLAND Discovery Centers; a Dungeon in San Francisco; and eight SEA LIFE Aquariums.