Authorities Stop Armed Man At Children’s Theme Park


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As LEGOLAND parks continue to grow around the world, they are inevitably exposed to unpleasant situations that could possibly endanger both Guests and employees.

Armed man at Legoland Korea resort
Credit: Korea JoongAng Daily

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In the city of Chuncheon, in South Korea, LEGOLAND staff took part in several anti-terror drills in collaboration with the Gangwon Provincial government, the Chuncheon city government, and the Korean National Intelligence Service. These drills are a part of LEGOLAND’s safety initiative to prepare for potential dangers such as fire and terror attacks.

Fire drill at Legoland Korea resort
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The Chuncheon LEGOLAND Korea Resort will open on May 5, Korea’s Children’s Day, as the 10th LEGOLAND in the world, as well as the world’s largest one, with a site of over 70 acres filled with buildings, rides, and LEGO-themed attractions.

The official site for the Resort describes it as follows:

What is LEGOLAND® Korea Resort?
LEGOLAND® Korea Resort is the ultimate LEGO® theme park and hotel destination for kids ages 2-12 and their families! It will be the first global theme park in Korea and the tenth LEGOLAND® in the world following Denmark, UK, California, Germany, Florida, Malaysia, Dubai, Japan and New York.

miniland at legoland korea resort
Credit: LEGOLAND Korea Resort

LEGOLAND® Korea Resort will be the first LEGOLAND® Resort to be built on an island and will be “The most beautiful LEGOLAND® Park in the world.”

It will be the perfect destination for your family offering ultimate LEGO® experience – a day at LEGOLAND® Korea and a night at LEGOLAND® Hotel!

In LEGOLAND Korea Resort, Guests will be able to find over 40 interactive rides, shows, and attractions that will allow families to spend the whole day together exploring the seven Lego-themed lands the Park will offer. Tickets and annual passes are already available for families to plan their visit to this massive Resort.

Lego city at legoland korea resort
Credit: LEGOLAND Korea Resort


With three locations in America, LEGOLAND California Resort, LEGOLAND Florida Resort, and LEGOLAND New York, LEGOLAND has so many things that Guests can see and do when they visit. AQUAZONE® Wave Racers allows Guests to feel the wind in your hair and spray in your face as you race the waves steer yourself around to dodge the water blasts. Getting wet has never been so much fun! They can also ride the Battle of Bricksburg, Beetle Bounce, The Dragon, Flying School, Coastersaurus, Kid Power Towers, Ningao The Ride, and more!

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Do you think more parks should hold similar drills to train their employees? Let us know in the comments!


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