10 Best LEGO® Sets for Adults

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 2022…

LEGO® Technic™ BMW M 1000 RR

Ignite your passion. Remove all distractions. Prepare to enter a zone of total focus. It’s time to build the LEGO® Technic™ BMW M 1000 RR. This 1:5 scale model is packed with authentic features, including a functional 3-speed (+ neutral) gearbox, chain transmission and inline 4-piston engine.

Enjoy an immersive project recreating this stunning motorcycle before putting your model on display.

Want more? Read all about how we made the set.

LEGO® Harry Potter™ Hogwarts™ Icons

Capture the magic of the Harry Potter™ movies with this stunning model featuring some of the series’ most iconic imagery, including: Harry’s wand and glasses, a tray of potions, Tom Riddle’s diary, the Golden Snitch, a Hogwarts™ scarf and Hedwig™ carrying a Hogwarts acceptance letter.

Also includes 3 exclusive golden minifigures to celebrate 20 years of LEGO® Harry Potter.

Flower Bouquet

This mantelpiece-worthy build is as relaxing to put together as it is beautiful to look at. Unlike its living counterpart, this bouquet can be rearranged over and over again and guess what? It will never wilt!

How’s that for flower power? Here are the best unkillable artificial plants.

NASA Space Shuttle Discovery

For the space enthusiasts among us, this is a truly awe-inspiring and accurate piece of LEGO® architecture. Inspired by the 1990 mission to deploy the Hubble Space Telescope, this is an amazing way to step into the mindset of the men and women who made it happen.

Plus, here’s why it’s so relaxing to build.

LEGO® Star Wars Luke Skywalker™ (Red Five) helmet

Luke Skywalker™ (Red Five) Helmet

Build a rebellion to crush the Empire, beginning with this intricate LEGO® Star Wars™ replica of Luke Skywalker’s rebel pilot helmet. Escape the everyday and focus like a Jedi Master to recreate each authentic detail.

When you have completed your challenging and rewarding mission, display the brick-built helmet on the integrated stand as a striking centerpiece for your home or workplace.

Need tips? Here’s how to add subtle nods to LEGO Star Wars in your home décor.

LEGO® Technic™ McLaren Formula 1™ Race Car

Fuel your passion for motorsport with this LEGO® Technic™ McLaren Formula 1™ Race Car set for adults. The launch of a new Formula 1 race car is always a momentous occasion. And for 2022, the LEGO designers worked closely with McLaren Racing as both sets of experts developed their models at the same time.

Now it’s time for you to take the wheel and assemble all the details of this impressive model.

Before you do, check out our exclusive interview with Lando Norris.

LEGO® Super Mario 64™ ? Block

Recapture the magic of Super Mario 64™ with this buildable ? Block . Open the block to reveal microscale levels, including Peach’s Castle, Bob-omb Battlefield, Cool, Cool Mountain and Lethal Lava Land, plus 10 microfigures, including iconic characters such as Yoshi and Princess Peach.

Add the LEGO® Mario™ figure (not included) for interactive play and to discover hidden secrets!

LEGO® Art Jim Lee Batman™ Collection

Enter a zone of total relaxation when you make 1 of 3 exclusive portraits from comic book legend Jim Lee. With this immersive LEGO® Art project, you’ll build Batman™, The Joker™ or Harley Quinn™ – or use multiple sets to make 1 of 2 ultimate display pieces.

Enjoy the joyful focus the Soundtrack fosters as you explore the creative process. Add a Jim Lee signature tile, then display your passion.

LEGO® Boutique Hotel

Hard to find

Discover a wonderful world of glamor and indulge in quality me-time with this LEGO® Boutique Hotel building kit. Marking 15 years of LEGO Modular Buildings, this corner boutique hotel is packed with hidden gems.

Spot tributes to other favorite LEGO Modular Buildings in this detailed display model. With guest rooms, an art gallery, lobby, terrace and more, it’s a project to savor.

LEGO® Real Madrid – Santiago Bernabéu Stadium

The roar of the crowd. The joy of a goal. Almighty cheers when your heroes score. Celebrate all the highlights of match day with this LEGO® Real Madrid – Santiago Bernabéu Stadium model kit for adults. Channel your focus like a champion as you build the details of the iconic stadium, like the 4 corner towers, walkway and stairwells. Then put your model on display in tribute to your favorite club.

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