The new Creator Expert set, the Big Ben (10253) has been officially revealed. The fantastic masterpiece features four thousand and hundred and sixty three pieces and measures sixty centimeters high and forty three of length which is simply awesome in terms of size and building experience.
Showing predominantly a light brown color the incredible Westminster Palace shows unbelievable details such as the garden and water in the base, the endless number of small windows, the multiple crosses on top as well as the detailed small elements and of course the main attraction, the Elisabeth tower with the Big Ben.
The top of the Big Ben can be easily detached showing the entire interior with all its amazing features. At the same time there are also a few rare pieces in the set namely ski poles, flowers and corner plates in molded gold color, and tinted-translucent elements. Please check this and a lot more in the official video and press release.Finally, the price seems to be in line, not with the piece count, but with the beauty and building experience, because the Big Ben will retail next July with a price around the two hundred and fifty dollars which makes this set a tremendous deal! Enjoy the pictures, press release and official video.
10253 Big Ben
Ages 16+. 4,163 pieces.
US $249.99 – CA $299.99 – DE 219.99€ – UK £169.99 – DK 1999.00 DKK
*Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.
Build the world’s best-known clock tower!
Get up close to Big Ben! The clock was first started on May 31st 1859, and Big Ben’s first chime rang from the 96-meter Elizabeth Tower on July 11th of the same year. This over 23” (60cm) high LEGO® interpretation of the iconic structure is a tribute to its engineering and architecture. It features a detailed facade with statues, shields and windows, and a clock tower with 4 adjustable clock dials and a removable roof allowing access to the belfry, plus buildable exterior elements including a sidewalk, lawn and a tree depicting the building’s location. This model makes a great display piece for the home or office.
Big Ben features a detailed section of the Westminster Palace and the adjoining Elizabeth Tower, 4 detailed clock dials with movable hour and minutes hands, and a sidewalk, tree and grass area depicting the building’s location.
Remove the top of the tower to access the Big Ben bell.
Put your LEGO® building skills to the test!
Special elements include 4 printed clock faces.
Rare elements include ski poles, flowers and corner plates in molded gold color, and tinted-translucent elements.
This set includes over 4,000 LEGO® pieces.
This set offers an age-appropriate building experience for ages 16+.
Big Ben measures over 23” (60cm) high, 17” (44cm) wide and 7” (20cm) deep.