PLAN A VISIT
At Blocks to Bricks, visitors will view the evolutionary development of construction toys while experiencing and interacting with the principles and elements of design that are behind their creation.
Blocks to Bricks aims to “construct imagination” by providing an attraction to entertain, inform and further inspire the creators, designers and innovators of tomorrow.
Tour over 3,000 artifacts in 13 zones following the creative development of mediums used in the design of construction toys including stone, wood, paper, metal and plastic. The 12,500 square foot walk though experience will include artifacts from well-loved and lesser known brands including LEGO®, Erector Sets®, Lincoln Logs®, Anchor Stone, Kiddiecraft and Kenner.
Visitors will have the chance to learn about the process of how these types of toys and models are made, view production of custom 2x4 bricks with the onsite injection molder, purchase a brick souvenir, view artists at work in the model shop and even try hands on activities with featured mediums.
Among items on display at Blocks to Bricks will be one of a kind pieces by artists in the mediums showcased throughout the experience. Artist displays will change frequently. As building, construction and imagination have no end there will always be new items added to this experience!
GROUP AND PRIVATE TOURS are available as well as a unique VIP tour of “the Vault” the private office of Blocks to Bricks creator Adam Reed Tucker. In the Vault will be some of the most unique items in the featured collection.
THE BLOCKS TO BRICKS RETAIL STORE will showcase current and vintage design, “building” and construction related items that will allow visitors to try their hands at creating their own artifacts, take home a new item of inspiration or a unique gift.
Blocks to Bricks
5 Woodfield Mall
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Blocks to Bricks is located on the Mezzanine level of the mall, directly next to Cinnabon and McDonald’s.