Travel and History-themed LEGO® setsWhat better medium than LEGO® sets to celebrate and recreate monuments, relics and architectural wonders? After all, bricks are bricks. Each of these sets is packed with historical details and features that capture the essence of these buildings and artifacts. Building them is like traveling through time and space to get an enjoyable history lesson (without the school-time stress...) The world may be a big and inaccessible place. But these sets provide a hands-on experience of culture and history, as well as jaw-dropping home décor.
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Destination: Trafalgar SquareLEGO® Architecture Trafalgar Square (21045)
This replica of one of London’s most famous landmarks has four corners of culture covered. Whether it’s buildings, artworks, fountains, or even those dinky little London buses circling the square, this set will transport you to one of the cultural capitals of the world.
Top travel and history-themed lego® setsWant to trip round the world from the comfort of your own home? Check out more of our Travel and History sets and be the knowledge buff and culture vulture you’ve always known you were.
When in Rome…LEGO® Creator™ Colosseum (10276) This epic, extraordinarily detailed, 9,036-piece model of the Colosseum smashed the record for most LEGO® pieces in a set when it first came out. Which is rather appropriate for one of the New 7 Wonders of the World, we reckon.
Empire State of MindfulnessLEGO® Architecture Empire State Building (21046)
It may not be the tallest skyscraper in New York City anymore, but it might be the tallest in your home. The Empire State Building was built in record time in the early 1930s…but hey, don’t feel pressure to build quickly. Just relax and enjoy the view as you assemble one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. For a bonus building challenge, try and name all the movies that this cultural symbol has starred in…without mentioning a giant ape.
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington D.C.LEGO® Architecture White House (21054)
Experience power at your fingertips as you build and display this enduring symbol of hope from the comfort of your own chair. The White House is one of the most famous buildings in the world, and this LEGO® model offers an opportunity to explore its architecture while you build.