10 Best LEGO® Sets for Adults
In a world of constant pings, rings, dings and notifications, switching off can feel a bit, well, foreign. Have a think. When did you last take some time out of your day to do something that doesn’t involve a screen, a little tapping, some swiping?
That was a long pause…
Surprise, surprise – taking a pause from our tablets, TVs and phones can be good for us. Who’d have thought? In fact, taking part in creative hobbies has been shown to actually improve our brain function. So, setting aside a little time for LEGO® building is actually a very grown-up, responsible thing to do. These days, the world of LEGO bricks covers every possible interest and obsession.
So, here’s a roundup of some of the best LEGO sets for adults in 2023…
LEGO® Icons Land Rover Classic Defender 90
For 40 years, the Land Rover Defender has been the leader of off-road vehicles. It’s splashed up muddy hillsides and bounced along almost impassable dirt roads; its next destination is your home. The LEGO Icons Land Rover Classic Defender 90 set accurately recreates the rugged, dependable and reliable off-roader and is perfect for fans of this iconic vehicle.
LEGO® Star Wars™ helmets
Pay tribute to the brave 501st Legion Clone Commander with the LEGO® Star Wars™ Captain Rex Helmet build-and-display model. Whether you’re completing your set of LEGO Star Wars helmets or are picking up your first one, this authentic and detailed helmet is a great display model for any Star Wars fan.
LEGO® Ideas BTS Dynamite
One of the world’s most popular bands from South Korea makes its debut as a LEGO set. The LEGO Ideas BTS Dynamite set recreates the famous video from the hit song, with locations including the disco, donut store and record shop. Best of all, the set comes with every band member recreated as a special new minifigure.
Here’s how to light up your creativity with the new LEGO Ideas BTS Dynamite set...
LEGO® Art The Great Wave
The Great Wave Off Kanagawa by Japanese woodblock artist Hokusai is one of the world’s most famous images, and it’s made the leap to a 3D LEGO set spectacularly. Art lovers will adore building this 1,810-piece set with a brick-built frame and a QR-code-activated soundtrack to set the mood.
Read about how we brought The Great Wave to life in LEGO bricks...
LEGO® Icons Wildflower Bouquet
Brighten up any room with the LEGO Icons Wildflower Bouquet, featuring a stunning collection of eight brightly colored flowers. Perfect for a mindful afternoon of building, this set is a great gift option for someone looking for some ‘me’ time.
The LEGO Icons Wildflower Bouquet can be mixed and matched with other sets from the Botanicals Collection so why not get creative and make your own floral arrangements? For inspiration, here’s how to arrange your LEGO flowers.
Place it in a vase and display it with pride for years to come...
LEGO® Icons THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RIVENDELL™
Of all the locations featured in Middle-earth, one stands out above all: Rivendell™. The beautiful home of Lord Elrond™ and the elves and the site of the famous meeting that established the Fellowship, this 6,167-piece set is packed with detail and comes with an impressive 15 minifigures, so you can recreate the scene that launched the world’s most famous quest.
LEGO® Ideas A-Frame Cabin
Take a trip to the wilderness without leaving your chair. The LEGO A-frame Cabin is a cozy, creative space tucked away in pristine nature. Four customizable minifigures are enjoying a holiday here with 11 animal figures (including otters, birds and a squirrel), and there are activities aplenty, including canoeing, cooking, and, of course, cozying up by the fire. It’s the perfect build to help you slow down and enjoy the present moment.
Check out more relaxing LEGO sets for adults...
LEGO® Technic™ 2022 Ford GT
Gearheads, start your engines. The LEGO Technic™ 2022 Ford GT includes authentic details, like rear-wheel drive, a V6 engine and independent suspension on all four wheels. So, whether you want a stunning piece of automotive history to display on your shelf or to dream of the day you might own one, this model will get you going.
Read more about why the LEGO Technic 2022 Ford GT will delight supercar fans, featuring an interview with the LEGO designer...
LEGO® Icons Jazz Club
Welcome to the coolest music venue in town. The LEGO Modular Buildings Collection Jazz Club has detailed interiors, a vintage-styled exterior and a tailor’s workshop to make sure your guests look sharp. And speaking of guests, you can populate your speakeasy with up to eight minifigures, including a jazz trio to provide the tunes.
LEGO® Ideas Table Football
Bring your A-game to the LEGO Ideas Table Football with this buildable and playable set ideal for the football fanatic. Pick a winning team from 22 uniformed minifigures with 44 unique heads and 43 wigs, and then it’s time for kick-off. You can even keep score with color-coded sliding knobs above each goal. First to five wins!
Every set from the LEGO® Winter Village Collection
The LEGO® Winter Village collection has become an annual treat for LEGO fans. To celebrate the launch of our latest set, let’s look back at the festive history so far...
Why the new LEGO® Ideas Viking Village was worth the wait
Step into a world of Nordic legends and myths with our latest LEGO® Ideas set. Our LEGO designers tell you everything you need to know...
Creative Ideas for Your LEGO® Themed Wedding
Calling all engaged couples! There are so many ways to add special touches to your big day. But have you ever thought about using LEGO® bricks?
Why the Concorde is an engineering masterpiece
As the LEGO® Icons Concorde prepares for take-off, we talked to the LEGO designer about what made the supersonic jet so ahead of its time
Bold and beautiful: Amazing Creatures in the new LEGO® Ideas The Insect Collection
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Creating the gorgeous graphics of LEGO Lord of the Rings: Rivendell™
Senior graphic designer Ashvin Visser talks through the creativity and precision that goes into designing the visual aesthetics and little details that make up an iconic LEGO® set.
Reimagining the LEGO® Galaxy Explorer
Five fan builders use their creativity to reimagine the LEGO® Icons Galaxy Explorer into a fleet of fantastical but strangely familiar starships!