Largest display of LEGO
Star Wars
clone troopers
LEGO (UK) amassed an unrivalled army of
35,210 Star Wars LEGO clone trooper minifigures
on 27 June 2008 in Slough, Berkshire, UK. The
fearsome array, headed up by a LEGO Darth Vader
minifigure, took six-and-a-half hours to create.
Star Wars II: The Original
features 50 characters
unique to the game and lets
players mix and match body
parts to create more than a
million customized characters.
It has the
most playable
characters in an action-
adventure videogame
Largest LEGO house
At 4.69 m (15 ft 4 in) high, 9.39 m (30 ft 9 in)
long and 5.75 m (18 ft 10 in) wide, the biggest
house built with plastic bricks was completed
by 1,200 volunteers along with James May
(UK) for
James May’s Toy Stories
in Dorking,
Surrey, UK, on 17 September 2009.
This mammoth LEGO
mansion sprawls across
two whole floors, with
a total of four rooms.
It even has LEGO
“stained glass”
Technic set
This 1:12.5-scale
Unimog U
400 truck is
the largest LEGO
Technic set available
to buy in the shops
and is comprised
of 2,048 pieces.
The truck features a
pneumatically powered
articulated crane with
working grabber and a
recovery winch at the front.
In 2009, Guinness
World Records opened a
series of categories based
on the tallest LEGO tower
built in various time spans,
by individuals or teams of
two, and using one hand or
two. Current records include:
• One minute, two hands
On 5 June 2010, Andy Parsons
(UK) assembled a stack of
131 LEGO bricks in 60 seconds at
Butlin’s in Minehead, Somerset, UK.
• One minute, one hand
: The
following year, on 26 December
Most contributors to a sculpture
Cartoon Network hired Kevin Cooper (UK) to design a
huge LEGO sculpture of new character “Bloxx” from
Ben 10:
with help from no less than 18,556 contributors.
It incorporated 240,000 bricks and was built across nine
locations in the UK from 4 August to 4 October 2012.
2011 at Butlin’s in
Skegness, Lincolnshire, UK,
fellow Brit Chris Challis erected a
stack that reached 48 bricks tall in
one minute using just one hand.
• 30 seconds, one hand
: Viktor
Nikitoviæ (Netherlands) built a
28-brick-tall tower in 30 seconds
using just one hand at the
NEMO Museum in Amsterdam,
Netherlands, on 11 November
2012. The finished tower stretched
to a height of 27 cm (10.63 in).
• 30 seconds, team of two
A 31-brick tower was erected
by Madelyn and Maddox
Corcoran (both USA) at
Moss Park in Orlando,
Florida, USA, on
4 November 2012.
Different ways
to combine six
LEGO bricks.
The Unimog boasts
functional steering,
four-wheel drive and
suspension, as well as
a detailed engine.
Spinning into
seventh place is the
Grand Carousel model,
released in 2009 with
3,263 parts.
Scaling the dizzy
heights of advanced
models is the Eiffel
Tower set with 3,428
pieces, first issued
back in 2007.
The Star Wars Imperial Star
Destroyer contains 3,096
components and made its
first appearance in 2002.
The Statue of
Liberty model is
0.76 m (2 ft 9 in)
tall and built using
2,882 pieces. It was
released in 2000.
In 2005, the (not to scale)
New York Skyline set burst
on to the market with 2,747
components, including cars,
a ferry and even a monorail.
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