|Star Wars Miniland|
The Star Wars Miniland is an area of The Beginning opened in March 2012 on the site of the old LEGO Creation Centre. It contains seven sections depicting eight separate planets from the seven Star Wars films. At the end of the experience there are giant LEGO models of R2-D2, C-3PO, Chewbacca and Darth Vader in a LEGO Star Wars shop.
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The Force is coming to LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort March 2012
Take a trip to a galaxy far, far away at the UK’s only indoor LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland Experience at the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort. Enjoy seven of the most famous scenes from the six live-action Star Wars movies, as well as a scene from the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars™ all made out of 1.5 million LEGO® bricks built in 1:20 scale. Follow the chronological path through the Star Wars timeline and retrace the major events of the beloved Saga featuring 2,000 LEGO® models, authentic sounds and lighting effects in the ultimate LEGO® Star Wars experience.
The Clone Wars: Christophsis
The first area depicts a scene from the animated series The Clone Wars on the planet Christophsis. Chronologically, the series takes place between Episode II and Episode III and focuses on the adventures of Jedi Knights Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi. The LEGO scene depicts part of the planet’s surface and the largest of all LEGO Star Wars models: an approximately 8-foot tall building from the Crystal City. It also includes Asajj Ventress' ship with droids attacking the Clones protecting the Crystal Palace. The display has changing lighting which lights the sets up in different colors.
Episode I: Naboo
Naboo is one of the most geographically varied planets in the Star Wars galaxy. This scene depicts the Battle of Naboo and the capital Theed, containing both the Royal Palace with six statues in front of the entrance and the hangar. In this battle scene, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Qui-Gon Jinn encounter and fight the Sith apprentice Darth Maul. Inside the palace hanger there is an animated Naboo Star Fighter, battle droids, droidekas, and assault vehicles and Armoured Assault Tanks attacking the native Gungans riding Kaadu birds and Fambaas.
Episode II: Geonosis
In this scene, visitors have a fantastic view of the Geonosis arena in which Padmé Amidala, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker battle ferocious creatures such as the catlike Nexus and vicious Acklay. Anakin is riding a wild Reek that he tamed with the Force. Count Dooku’s droid army and the Grand Army of the Republic are clashing, with Clones jumping out of Republic Gunships. Vehicles include the LAAT and AT-TE ships.
Episode III: Kashyyyk and Mustafar
In this scene, two planets are revealed: Kashyyyk and Mustafar. On one side is the Battle of Kashyyyk – the home of Chewbacca and the Wookiees. There are many vehicles in this scene such as the massive Clone Turbo Tank attacking the Seperatist Gunship and the spider and Tank Droids invading the beach. On the other side is the fateful duel on Mustafar between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker taking place while R2-D2 and C3PO wait by a Star Skiff. R2-D2 has changing coloured lights.
Episode IV: Tatooine
Luke Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, C-3PO and R2-D2 can be spotted in this desert planet of Tatooine. The scene contains Uncle Owen’s moisture farm where Luke Skywalker lived as a child, the Cantina where the animated Cantina Band plays and the spaceport where the largest LEGO model of Han Solo's famous starship, the Millennium Falcon, sits ready for take-off.
Episode V: Hoth
On the icy planet of Hoth, the Rebels take refuge but the Empire tracks them down and the Rebels are forced to flee. This scene features LEGO models of the Imperial AT-ATs, Rebel snowspeeders and Luke Skywalker’s X-wing starfighter. It also includes Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Princess Leia as well as a giant Wampa minifigure.
Episode VI: Endor
Endor is a forest moon and home of the Ewoks, who fight against the Imperial forces alongside the Rebels. The Endor system plays a key role in Return of the Jedi as the site of the Battle of Endor, fought to prevent construction of the second Death Star. This scene presents the final victory of the Rebel Alliance over the Empire with an Imperial shuttle on its landing platform, delivering a fearsome passenger, Darth Vader, and Yoda hiding among the trees.