Best of the Brick Contest January 5 to 16

The Strong News Release
One Manhattan Square Rochester, NY 14607 585-263-2700

November 20, 2014

For Immediate Release

Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365,

Kim Della Porta, 585-410-6325,

Enter the Best of the Brick Contest|
in Conjunction with LEGO® Castle Adventure
at The Strong Museum

Calling toy-brick builders of all ages! Take inspiration from the LEGO® Castle Adventure exhibit open at The Strong museum through February 1, 2015 and enter the Best of the Brick Contest. Create an original masterpiece from toy-building bricks—castles, buildings, landscapes, vehicles, and more—and upload a picture of it as a comment to one of the contest posts on The Strong’s Facebook page between January 5 and 16, 2015.

Winning designs—two from each of three age groups—will receive a $50 museum shops card. Museum officials will choose one winner per age group and fans will choose another in each group by liking their favorite photos. Winners may see their photo appear in museum publications, on the museum’s website, and on signage around the museum.

All submissions must be original; no kits, please. Mail or email entries will not be accepted. Full entry rules.

And don’t miss LEGO Castle Adventure School–Break Week at The Strong museum, Saturday, December 20 through Sunday, January 4. Try your hand at strategy games that have challenged people for centuries including Red Dragon, Nine Men’s Morris, puzzles, and an oversized game of chess. Then learn about life in the Middle Ages as you explore the LEGO Castle Adventure exhibit, where you can visit the royal castle, sit upon the king and queen’s thrones, explore the treasure room, test your knightly skills on the jousting field, examine how real castles were built and then construct your own, test the strength of a virtual castle with a catapult, and more.

All LEGO Castle Adventure and LEGO Castle Adventure School–Break Week activities are included with general museum admission fees.

LEGO Castle Adventure was created by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis in conjunction with LEGO Systems, Inc.

LEGO and the LEGO logo are trademarks of the LEGO Group. © 2014 The LEGO Group. All rights reserved.


Museum Hours: Monday–Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

General Admission Fees (does not include admission to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden®): age 2 and older $13.50, under age 2 free, members free.

Admission to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden: General admission fee plus $3 for members, $4 for nonmembers, under age 2 free. Entry is by timed ticket only.

Parking: Free parking is available at the museum for all guests on a first-come, first-served basis during regular museum hours. Please note that, on high visitation days, the museum lot may reach capacity early in the day. If space is not available on site at the time of your visit, additional parking is available at neighboring municipal garages for a fee. The Strong is not responsible for fees incurred at off-site locations.