Legoland making space for a galaxy of new 'Star Wars' models

Visitors to the Carlsbad, Calif., theme park will soon get to enjoy more "Star Wars" models than ever.

A model that will be installed in the new area of Legoland California. Legoland California

It's a match made in heaven: "Star Wars" and Lego . And on March 29, visitors to Legoland California will have a chance to check out a whole new area filled with nothing but large-scale Lego models featuring things like Jawa sandcrawlers, R2-D2, Darth Vader, and more.

All told, the models will use more than 2 million Lego bricks and will include models from each of the six "Star Wars" movies.

Each model is 3 feet tall and uses at least 10,000 bricks, according to Lego.

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