Legoland Florida announces Star Wars expansion

Winter Haven location will feature a chronological path through "Star Wars" films.

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WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - Legoland Florida says it will expand to add an interactive "Star Wars"-themed area in November.

The central Florida theme park made the announcement Thursday.

Star Wars Mini-land will include Lego scenes from six-movie series of films as well as the animated "Clone Wars" television series.

The section will follow a chronological path through the "Star Wars" timeline. Some of the 2,000 Lego models will be more than 6 feet high. Visitors will be able to activate animations throughout the scenes using interactive buttons.

Legoland Florida is based on the building-block toys and has rides and attractions geared toward ages 2 to 12.

Since opening in October 2011, the park has adding a water park and hotels.

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