Was originally Cypress Gardens. This was
Florida's first theme park and was established in 1936 and is open 365 days of the year !
The whole site covers some 200 acres.
January 15, 2010, the world's second largest theme park and attraction operator Merlin Entertainments bought Cypress Gardens with intent to use the site for the fifth Legoland. On
January 21, 2010, Merlin Entertainments announced that the park would be turned into Legoland Florida. On October 21, 2010, an October 2011 opening date was announced.
Opening day occurred on October 15, 2011 at 10am EDT.