LEGO Galaxy Explorer Alternative Instructions
Aug03

LEGO Galaxy Explorer Alternative Instructions

Now that the LEGO® Classic Space Galaxy Explorer set has been released, the alternative instructions are now available as well. There are two extra digital instructions which let you rebuild the base model into similar sized recreation of the original 1979 set or a smaller spacecraft inspired by Classic Space. The instructions can be accessed from the LEGO Instruction page or for a better experience, you can access them through the...

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LEGO Classic Space Galaxy Explorer Now Available
Aug01

LEGO Classic Space Galaxy Explorer Now Available

The wait is over, Classic Space is back as the special LEGO® 90th Anniversary Galaxy Explorer set is released today. The set reimagines the classic 70s set loved by many LEGO fans. Although space-themed sets have continued to be released since the 70s, there is a deep affection for the original sets, so this new release is going to be extremely popular. It’s also one of only a couple of sets released to celebrate the 90th...

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The Minifigures Of 90 Years Of Play
Jul15

The Minifigures Of 90 Years Of Play

This year marks the 90th Anniversary of the LEGO Group and to mark this milestone a number of special sets have been produced. Some of them feature the return of a few familiar faces from LEGO® history. I’ve already taken a look at the Classic Space-inspired Galaxy Explorer set, but ahead of my review of the Lion Knights’ Castle I’ll be taking a look at all the minifigures found within the Galaxy Explorer set, the...

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10497: Galaxy Explorer Set Review
Jul13

10497: Galaxy Explorer Set Review

LEGO® Classic Space, as it has become affectionately known, has been one of the most enduring LEGO themes. First introduced in the late 70s, the space-themed sets were part of the wider ‘LEGOLAND’ range, not based on the theme parks but the collective name of sets inspired by castles, towns and outer space. As part of the 90th-anniversary celebrations, the LEGO Group gave fans the opportunity to vote for which classic...

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LEGO Ideas Classic Space Jigsaw Now Available
Jun29

LEGO Ideas Classic Space Jigsaw Now Available

Last year LEGO® Ideas and Chronicle Books launched a contest to find a fan-created design for a future Jigsaw Puzzle. The winning entry was the Classic Space logo by aiko__k. This features a recreation of the iconic Classic Space logo crafted from Classic Space Minifigures. The design has become a 1000-piece puzzle, which is now available from LEGO.com and selected retailers. Order through LEGO.com before June 30th and you’ll...

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From The LEGO Vault – Classic Space & Castle Return
Jun21

From The LEGO Vault – Classic Space & Castle Return

LEGO® CON was full of surprises and thankfully they didn’t fully leak beforehand. Which made the revealing of two new sets inspired by past classics even more impressive. They included an all-new Lion Knights’ Castle and a reimagining of the Classic Space Galaxy Explorer. Both sets are the result of the 90th Anniversary Fan Vote held by LEGO Ideas. The castle is packed with details and nods to past sets and characters. The...

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LEGO CON Reveals – Classic Space Returns
Jun18

LEGO CON Reveals – Classic Space Returns

10497: LEGO® Galaxy Explorer Age: 18+; 1254 pieces; August 1, 2022; $99.99 / £89.99/ €99.99 /179.99 AUD/129.99 CAD Celebrate 90 years of LEGO® creations with this nostalgic building project for adults. This special anniversary edition of the Classic 497 LEGO Galaxy Explorer retains all the features of the 1979 set but on a bigger scale. Step back in time and enjoy a relaxing build, crafting all the details. With 4 astronaut figures...

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New Wearable LEGO VIP Rewards Now Available
Apr12

New Wearable LEGO VIP Rewards Now Available

The recently announced LEGO® VIP hats are now available. There are three baseball cap style hats on the LEGO VIP Rewards Centre one featuring the Classic Space logo, one featuring the Octan logo and a kid’s hat sporting some minifigure faces. The adult-sized caps cost 2400 points each and the kid’s hat cost 1600 points. You’ll also need to place an order to be able to use the code to receive your rewards. Check with...

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