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See the world in LEGO® Bricks as the iconic Brick City exhibition comes to New Lanark World Heritage Site from 28th June – 10th September 2017. A fun day out for all ages!

Exhibition | Self-Led Play Area | Graffiti Wall | Bookable Workshops | Voucher for 25% off New Lanark's Visitor Attraction

Over 5,000 tickets sold so far - Don't miss out! Limited capacity per day. 

Brick City is a celebration of some of the world's favourite buildings and urban icons including the Colosseum in Rome, St Pancras Station in London and Arc De Triomphe in Paris recreated solely using LEGO Bricks. Brick City has been enjoyed by tens of thousands of visitors across the UK and now fans of LEGO young and old will have the chance to catch this must-see exhibition at New Lanark during the summer of 2017.

The exhibition will include a display of over 60 fantastic models made from an estimated half-a-million LEGO Bricks. As part of the Brick City Exhibition, there will be self-led play sessions in the exhibition space included in the price of the ticket. These are twenty minute sessions (with an additional ten minutes for tidying).  At the six tables, there will be laminated sheets with designs to build on the themes of: buildings; plants and animals. With three levels of difficulty, there will be something for the absolute beginner to more experienced Lego builder. To allow everyone to enjoy the experience the LEGO in the Self-Led Play Area will not be available to take home. 

Exhibition tickets are available to purchase via the link below or at our Visitor Centre reception desk which is open 10am-5pm 7 days a week. Please contact us if you are part of an organised group of 15+ wishing to visit Brick City by calling 01555 661345 or email

Exhibition dates: 28th June – 10th September 2017

SOLD OUT DATES: Saturday 1st July. All other dates are available to book online. 

Please note, online bookings close at 12 Midnight the night before. Tickets cannot be booked online on the day of your intended visit. Subject to availability, tickets will be available for purchase at the event reception. There is a limited capacity per day so please check the website in advance of your visit to confirm availability of tickets.

Exhibition times: 10am – 5pm daily (last entry 4.00pm)
(Please note, on the following dates the exhibition will be open to the pubilc 11am - 5pm: Thursday 29th June, Thursday 6th July, Wednesday 12th July, Tuesday 25th July, Thursday 3rd August as our Accessible Sessions will be running 9am-11am)


Ticket Prices

• Family- £16.00 (2 adults + 2 or 3 children)
• Under 3 Years – FREE

• Adult - £6.00
• Child (3-15) - £4.00
• Concession (OAP & Student) - £5.00

Book Brick City Tickets

Note when booking tickets: you will be shown a calendar of available dates to book your exhibition visit. In the calendar BLUE dates are unavailable, WHITE are available and YELLOW is the date you are currently selecting to book


• The exhibition will be hosted within the School for Children building at New Lanark. 
• If you have pre-booked tickets please head straight to the School for Children building at New Lanark, not the Institute for the Formation of Character (reception building).
• Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.
• Access may be subject to delays during busy periods which we expect to be from 11am - 3pm. 
• If you are unable to make an online booking please contact our Booking Office on 01555 661345 or (Open 9am-5pm Monday-Friday)
• Tickets are valid for entry to the exhibition from 10am-5pm for the date of purchase. If wishing to leave and return to the exhibition on the same day (IE after having lunch) you will regain entry by showing your Brick City tickets which will be given to you upon first arrival.

Parking, Shuttle Bus & Access

• Visitor Parking is in the main Visitor Car Park at the top of the hill (straight ahead once turning left at the small roundabout)

• A free Shuttle Bus for visitors will be running on WEEKENDS ONLY from 1st July - 13th August from 11am-5.15pm daily. The shuttle bus will run approx every 15 minutes from the Visit Car Park into the Village Square. 

• Limited Blue Badge parking will be available at the Institute for the Formation of Character building and behind the School for Children (accessed via road behind the Hotel)

• There will be no parking available outside the School for Children building as the Mill Lade will be pedestrianised for visitors from 25th June - 10th September. 


Take part in one of our LEGO® Robotics Workshops!

Take part in one of our LEGO® Challenge Workshops!

Take part in one of our Storytime, Singing and DUPLO Sessions!

Visiting Brick City from afar? Make the most of your visit to our historic village and enjoy an overnight at the New Lanark Mill Hotel or Wee Row Hostel

Exhibition attendees will receive a voucher for 25% off tickets for the award-winning New Lanark Visitor Centre which will be valid until 30th September 2017.

Have a full day out with family-friendly dining in the New Lanark Mill Café and delicious meals served in the Mill One Restaurant.

Enjoy some retail therapy in the New Lanark Mill Shop.

Soak up our beautiful scenery with walks in the Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve.


Accessible Sessions

These quiet and sensory friendly morning sessions will not be open to the general public (however extended families of children with autism are most welcome to join as part of a group), making them more suitable for visitors with autism and additional support requirements. There is a very limited capacity for these sessions so tickets MUST be booked in advance - as soon as possible to guarantee your space. 

Dates: 13th July and 3rd August

Time: 9am - 11am

The ticket prices for the Accessible Sessions are based on the standard exhibition entry prices (see Price section above). If you would like to book a free carer place please contact us on or call 01555 661345 (Lines open 9am-5pm, Monday - Friday)

All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 

Accessible Tickets


Robotics Workshops

LEGO Robotics Workshops

Using the latest LEGO robotics technology to build and program amazing creatures that can move using motors, gears and wheels. Participants will learn how to program sensors to make the robot react to its surroundings. Using laptops connected to the LEGO kits they will program robot birds to chirp, crocodiles to snap and plane engines to rev! This workshop is great fun and ideal for nurturing and enhancing Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths skills.

Dates: Tuesday 11th July / Tuesday 18th July / Tuesday 25th July / Tuesday 1st August

Times: 10:30 / 11:30 / 12:30 / 14:00 / 15:00

Duration: 30 minutes

Cost: £10 per station which caters for a group of up to 4 people.
If you are a group of 5-7 we advise booking two stations for you to work across as you'll have more space and everyone in the group will have more chance to join in. 

All children must be accompanied by an adult/carer at all times. Typically age appropriate from 8 years + however with assistance from parents/carers this age restriction is flexible. 

Robotics Workshop tickets do not include entry to the Brick City exhibition - these tickets must be purchased as standard using the link at the top of the page.

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Challenge Workshops

LEGO Challenge Workshops

Take the Challenge! Join us at New Lanark for our 45 minute facilitated challenge workshops. These challenges will take place two days a week throughout the Summer holidays.There will be a new theme each week and sessions will take place in the River Room in the Visitors Centre Reception. There are twenty places available for each session and tickets will cost £3.00 per person. This is a chance to build with LEGO, facilitated by New Lanark’s friendly staff and is the perfect addition to a visit to the Brick City. 

Week 1: 3rd & 5th July (theme of towers)
Week 2: 10th & 12th July (theme of bridges)
Week 3: 17th & 19th July (theme of mosiacs)
Week 4: 24th & 27th July  (theme of cars)
Week 5: 31st July and 2nd August (theme of mazes)

Times: 10:30 / 14:30

Duration: 45 minutes

Cost: £3 per person

All children must be accompanied by an adult/carer at all times. Typically age appropriate from 6 years + however with assistance from parents/carers this age restriction is flexible. 

Challenge Workshop tickets do not include entry to the Brick City exhibition - these tickets must be purchased as standard using the link at the top of the page.

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Storytime, Singing and DUPLO Sessions

Storytime, SInging & DUPLO Sessions

During Brick City, New Lanark will be offering ten sessions for children aged 3 and under in the Interactive Gallery at Robert Owen’s School. These story times with singing and Duplo modelling will take place every Tuesday and Thursday between 4th July and 3rd August. The sessions will start at 10.00 and end at 10.30. There are twelve child places available for each session. The price of £6.00 includes a two hour play in the Interactive Gallery. For each workshop, you can build a simple model with your child that fits in with the theme of the stories and songs. 

Tuesday 4th July (theme of ducklings)
Thursday 6th July (theme of cows)
Tuesday 11th July (theme of crocodiles)
Thursday 13th July (theme of ladybirds)
Tuesday 18th July (theme of snakes)
Thursday 20th July (theme of elephants)
Tuesday 25th July (theme of geese)
Thursday 27th July (theme of Three little pigs)
Tuesday 1st August (theme of Frogs)
Thursday 3rd August (theme of birds)

Time: 10:00 

Duration: 30 minutes

Costs: £6 per child aged 0-3 years which includes up to 2 hours play in the Interactive Gallery. Adults (16+) are free.

Children aged 4-7 are applicable to pay for standard entry to the Interactive Gallery on arrival which is £3.25 per child or £2.00 with a Visitor Attraction ticket.

Children aged 8-15 are above the recommended age for the entry to the Interactive Gallery and the DUPLO sessions.

All children must be accompanied by an adult/carer at all times. These sessions are age appropriate from 0-3 years. 

Storytime, Singing and DUPLO sessions tickets do not include entry to the Brick City exhibition - these tickets must be purchased as standard using the link at the top of the page.


LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Minifigure, and the Brick and Knob configurations are trademarks of the LEGO Group of Companies. ©2017 The LEGO Group. Brick City is not sponsored, endorsed or otherwise supported by The LEGO Group.

New Lanark Trust is a Registered Scottish Charity (SC008552) and all net proceeds from the Brick City exhibition are reinvested in the maintenance, care and sustainable development of the historic village of New Lanark.

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