Top 10 Biggest & Best LEGO Sets of All Time Ever Released

In this article, we’ll look at some of the top 10 biggest and best LEGO sets of all time ever released. They are highly rated and are popular sets for people of all ages ranging from kids to adults. You can spend quite a few hours to days building these big LEGO sets! Great for collectors or for some awesome family building time. Some of these sets are still available at LEGO Shop at Home (USA | Canada | UK | Australia). Though, quite a few of them are no longer available through the official retail channels where you can get them at retail price. Secondary marketplaces usually have these large and rare LEGO sets priced quite high unfortunately.

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Top 10 Biggest & Best LEGO Sets of All Time Ever Released

1) LEGO ART 31203 World Map 

  • Retail Price: $249.99 USD / $349.99 CAD
  • Pieces: 11695
  • Recommended Age: 18+
  • Year Released: 2021
  • Minifigures: None

Its 2021 and there’s a new LEGO set that became the largest LEGO set of all time! LEGO ART 31203 World Map 2021 is one of the largest LEGO sets ever made by piece count. Though, it is important to note that many of these pieces are quite tiny. The measurements for the set are 26 inches for the height and 41 inches for the width. There are alternative options where you can build 1 of 3 unique choices of the world map.

As we mentioned on our front page earlier, this set will be available beginning Summer, June 1st, 2021 at LEGO Shop at Home (USA | Canada | UK | Australia).

2) LEGO Creator Expert 10276 Colosseum

  • Retail Price: $549.99 USD / $649.99 CAD
  • Pieces: 9036
  • Recommended Age: 18+
  • Year Released: 2020
  • Minifigures: None

This is by far the second biggest LEGO set ever created. It overtook the LEGO Star Wars 75192 Millennium Falcon in 2020. The set features the Colosseum from Ancient Rome in the country of Italy.

3) LEGO Star Wars 75192 Millennium Falcon UCS (Ultimate Collector Series) – 2017 Version

  • Retail Price: $799.99 USD / $899.99 CAD
  • Pieces: 7541
  • Recommended Age: 16+
  • Year Released: 2017
  • Minifigures: 4

Until the release of LEGO 10276 Colosseum and LEGO ART 31203 World Map 2021, this set was the biggest LEGO set ever made. It stayed on the list for 3 years as the biggest set. It features the massive re-creation in LEGO form of the famous Millennium Falcon from the Star Wars universe. This is by far one of the most expensive LEGO sets ever created. It surpasses the price of even the LEGO Creator Expert 10276 Colosseum despite it being a bigger set than the Millennium Falcon.

4) LEGO Harry Potter 71043 Hogwarts Castle 

  • Retail Price: $399.99 USD / $499.99 CAD
  • Pieces: 6020
  • Recommended Age: 16+
  • Year Released: 2018
  • Minifigures: 4 minifigures; 27 microfigures

LEGO Harry Potter fans would be delighted to see the Hogwarts Castle in such large massive form. This is a microscale version as it includes 27 microfigures as well. You can recreate many of the Harry Potter Hogwarts moments!

5) LEGO Creator Expert 10256 Taj Mahal (previously LEGO 10189 Taj Mahal)

  • Retail Price: $369.99 USD / $449.99 CAD
  • Pieces: 5923
  • Recommended Age: 16+
  • Year Released: 2017
  • Minifigures: None

This is LEGO’s version of the actual Taj Mahal Palace in the Indian city of Agra. This set was released back in 2017 as part of the LEGO Creator Expert line. There are no minifigures but it contains 5923 pieces. Its a relaunch of the 2008 model LEGO 10189 Taj Mahal.

6) LEGO Ninjago 71741 City Gardens

  • Retail Price: $299.99 USD / $399.99 CAD / £274.99 GBP
  • Pieces: 5685
  • Recommended Age: 14+
  • Year Released: 2021
  • Minifigures: 19

The LEGO Ninjago City Gardens set was released on January 14, 2021 for LEGO VIPs Early Access at LEGO Shop at Home (USA | Canada | UK | Australia). Official release date is February 1, 2021. This 5 tier Ninjago set is packed with details. These include an ice cream shop, Ninjago museum of history, the ninja zone, Chen’s noodle house, Ninjago fan apartment and more.

7) LEGO Harry Potter 75978 Diagon Alley

  • Retail Price: $399.99 USD / $499.99 CAD
  • Pieces: 5544
  • Recommended Age: 16+
  • Year Released: 2020
  • Minifigures: 14

Unlike the LEGO Harry Potter 71043 Hogwarts Castle, this LEGO Harry Potter set is in minifigure scale. It includes several separate Harry Potter buildings. The set contains 5544 pieces which is a significant size.

8) LEGO Star Wars 10179 Millennium Falcon UCS (Ultimate Collector Series) – 2007 Version

  • Retail Price: $499.99 USD
  • Pieces: 5197
  • Recommended Age: 16+
  • Year Released: 2007
  • Minifigures: 5

Coming at over 5000 pieces, this used to be one the biggest LEGO sets of all time for many years. Though, over the years, it has been surpassed by other products as LEGO continues to make more 18+ LEGO sets. LEGO remade this Millennium Falcon UCS set in 2017 and that set contains 7541 pieces.

9) LEGO Star Wars 75252 Imperial Star Destroyer UCS (Ultimate Collector Series)

  • Retail Price: $699.99 USD / $849.99 CAD
  • Pieces: 4784
  • Recommended Age: 16+
  • Year Released: 2019
  • Minifigures: None

Like the LEGO Star Wars 75192 Millennium Falcon UCS set, the LEGO Star Wars 75252 Imperial Star Destroyer UCS has no minifigures as well. However, there are lots of details. It features a display stand and fact plaque which makes it a great display piece.

10) LEGO Ghostbusters 75827 Firehouse Headquarters

  • Retail Price: $349.99 USD / $399.99 CAD
  • Pieces: 4634
  • Recommended Age: 16+
  • Year Released: 2016
  • Minifigures: 9

With the LEGO Ghostbusters 75827 Firehouse Headquarters set, you can recreate iconic Ghostbuster scenes. The set is a 3 story building and features loads of details including a laboratory, garage bay, kitchen and lots more. It measures over 14 inches high, 9 inches wide and 14 inches deep.

These are the top 10 biggest and best LEGO sets of all time that we like! They are some of the greatest LEGO sets ever made. Let us know if we missed anything!

We also have a LEGO article on the top 18 largest LEGO sets in 2021 as well! Thanks for reading and for your continued support in Toys N Bricks. Be sure to subscribe to Toysnbricks for free by email. Until next time! (:

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