So, How Young of a Kid do ya have to be? Dig World: Texas gets its first construction theme park…

Dig World will offer a variety of real construction machinery for visitors to operate (Photo: Dig World)

Covering 3.5 acres and situated near the Katy Mills Mall, “Dig World” will give visitors the chance to operate a variety of equipment including Caterpillar mini-excavators, skid steers and utility vehicles.

Jacob Robinson, the park’s founder, said in a press release: “We wanted to build something that kids and families could enjoy, creating the best and most unique consumer experience in Texas.”

Lisa Connolly, Katy Mills marketing director, added: “Dig World will surely enhance the family-friendly offerings of Katy Mills, providing a fun place for families to spend time together during their visit to the centre.”

Robinson has teamed up with the construction department at Texas’ A&M University to show Texans what goes on behind site hoardings. He plans to build 10 more locations throughout the US.

According to the website a 2 hour Dig World pass is $24.99 Hours of Operation: Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 12pm-6pm.

Dig World is located in Katy Mills, 5000 Katy Mills Cir, Katy, TX 77494

Written By: David Rogers for Global Construction Review

Categories: Construction, Entertainment

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