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Cool timelapse shows creation of Lego Fenway Park

It’s probably no secret that the Legoland Discovery Center is going to be a big hit with children and families when it opens in Somerville on May 23. As a preview of sorts, one of the exhibits that will be on permanent display at the new attraction will also visit Fenway Park this weekend.

The Discovery Center’s replica of Fenway Park took 28,000 bricks and some 450 hours to create. Master model builder Ian Coffey’s creation weighs 68 pounds, and is 12 square feet. It includes everything from the Green Monster to the Pesky Pole to 800 Sox fans cheering in the stands. Check out the above timelapse to see how it was built.

The replica will be unveiled Sunday at Fenway during the grand opening of the Kids Nation Clubhouse. Next month, it will be part of the Discovery Center’s MINILAND, which will feature a miniature landscape of iconic Boston buildings, attractions and other sites.

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It’s probably no secret that the Legoland Discovery Center is going to be a big hit with children and families when it opens in Somerville on May 23. As a preview of sorts, one of the exhibits that will be on permanent display at the new attraction will also visit Fenway Park this weekend.

The Discovery Center’s replica of Fenway Park took 28,000 bricks and some 450 hours to create. Master model builder Ian Coffey’s creation weighs 68 pounds, and is 12 square feet. It includes everything from the Green Monster to the Pesky Pole to 800 Sox fans cheering in the stands. Check out the above timelapse to see how it was built.

The replica will be unveiled Sunday at Fenway during the grand opening of the Kids Nation Clubhouse. Next month, it will be part of the Discovery Center’s MINILAND, which will feature a miniature landscape of iconic Boston buildings, attractions and other sites.