Best Lego Sets in 2022 (August Reviews)

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Updated June 29, 2022

With gift give never more than two to three days away you still have time to grab the latest and greatest LEGO sets for that special collector in your life. Some of these are listed as hard-to-find, but with a bit of hunting down on Amazon or eBay and coupled with overnight shipping, having a few of these hot list sets under the Christmas tree will send LEGO fanatics over the moon! Be sure to check out our biggest LEGO sets list if you’re feeling bold! You can also refer to our list of Lego Sets for Lego ideas and designs. Get creative this year and build something fantastic with the whole family.

20. LEGO Winter Village Post Office 10222

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LEGO collectors will rejoice getting the Winter Village Post Office as a gift this holiday season! And with 822 pieces, it’ll be built and ready to display by next Christmas. Legos have some of the best toys and games for kids.

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19. LEGO Winter Toy Shop 10199

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Celebrate the holidays with this hard-to-find Winter Toy Shop set that features 815 pieces and will definitely be a collector’s item. Follow this link if you want to find some of the best LEGO Star Wars sets.

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18. LEGO Village Bakery 10216

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Another hard-to-find set is LEGO’s Village Bakery set that has 687 pieces and will bright up any collector’s Christmas day!

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17. LEGO Pet Shop 10218

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Complete a collector’s LEGO city with the hard-to-find, highly detailed Pet Shop what has 2,032 pieces and will make a fabulous gift for that LEGO fanatic in your life.

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16. LEGO Grand Emporium 10211

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As part of LEGO’s Modular Buildings series, collectors will light up to find the Grand Emporium under their tree Christmas day! With 2,182 pieces, this set features a very detailed three-story department store with lots of special building techniques and rare pieces.

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15. LEGO Fire Brigade 10197

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Complete a LEGO lover’s collection with this Fire Brigade set that is a must for any LEGO collection. It has 2,231 pieces and is on LEGO’s hard-to-find list!

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14. LEGO Volkswagen T1 Camper Van 10220

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As an ultimate LEGO gift, this Volkswagen T1 Camper Van with 1,332 pieces will make for a Christmas treat for that collector in your life.

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13. LEGO Tower Bridge 10214

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Make Christmas even better with this Tower Bridge under the tree! With 4,287 pieces, the set is modeled after the famous Tower Bridge of London, England and is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world, making it a great set for a collection.

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12. LEGO Shuttle Expedition 10231

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Blast off into space by giving the Shuttle Expedition as a gift this Christmas. With 1,230 pieces, the set stands 17.5” tall and 10” from wing tip to wing tip. With realistic and detailed features, this set will make any collector’s Christmas!

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11. LEGO Technic Bucket Truck 8071

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The Bucket Truck that’s part of LEGO’s Technic series will definitely be on a collector’s Christmas wish list! It features 593 pieces, doors that open and close, and more!

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10. LEGO Ninjago Skull Truck 2506

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LEGO’s Ninjago series has become quite popular and the Skull Truck is one of the 10 must have LEGO sets for the holidays! Any collector will want to add this to their Ninjago LEGO arsenal.

9. LEGO City Space Center 3368

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For a collector building the ultimate LEGO City receiving the new Space Center set will make their Christmas! With only 494 pieces, this set comes with four minifigures and features rocket, control center, launch platform, satellite, countdown clock, vehicle, spacesuit, fuel tank and tool station, which all combines for an amazing gift!

8. LEGO Master Builder Academy: Kit 1 Space Designer 20200

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Practice makes perfect and for any LEGO builder, perfecting their building skills is a must, which is why they’d appreciate the Master Builder Academy: Kit 1 Space Designer as a Christmas present. This kit will help boost their galactic building skills and help them improve their mastery of LEGOs.

7. LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean The Black Pearl 4184

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Everybody loved Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean movies and builders will love getting The Black Pearl set under the tree! With 804 pieces, the set includes six minifigures (including ack Sparrow with compass, Will Turner, Joshamee Gibbs, Davy Jones, Maccus and Bootstrap Bill with assorted weapons) and hours of building fun.

6. LEGO Alien Conquest Earth Defense HQ 7066

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Help that special collector in you life fight against intergalactic beings with this cool Alien Conquest Earth Defense HQ set! It has 879 pieces and includes six minifigures with accessories (alien trooper, alien pirate, pilot, 2 alien defense unit soldiers and toxic cleanup scientist – plus alien clinger), as well as four 4 vehicles (mini UFO, interceptor shuttle, mini rescue vehicle and Mobile Launch Station with detachable lab trailer).

5. LEGO Architecture Robie House 21010

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Any ultimate LEGO builder will love unwrapping the Robie House set that’s a replica of the Frederick C. Robie House, located in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood. With 2,276 pieces, this set will be a great piece for their LEGO Architecture collection.

4. LEGO Mindstorms NXT 2.0 8547

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LEGO lovers will want to start building their Mindstorms NXT 2.0 robot set as soon as they unwrap it Christmas morning! EGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 combines the unlimited versatility of the LEGO building system with an intelligent microcomputer brick and intuitive drag-and-drop programming software, allowing builders to create one cool ass robot!

3. LEGO Star Wars Republic Frigate 7964

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Straight from Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the iconic Republic Frigate has 1,022 pieces and is a great addition for any collection! features a detachable escape pod, opening cockpit, rotating turbo-laser cannons, proton torpedo launcher, retractable undercarriage and includes Yoda, Eeth Koth, Quinlan Vos, Clone Commander Wolffe and Wolfpack clone trooper minifigures.

2. LEGO Star Wars Millennium Flacon 7965

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Any Star Wars fan or LEGO lover will be excited to unwrap the Millennium Flacon set that features 1,254 pieces and is a vital piece for any collection! It includes six minifigures: Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Chewbacca, Ben Kenobi, Princess Leia Organa and Darth Vader with assorted weapons.

1. LEGO Star Wars Death Star 10188

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As an ultimate piece for any collection, the Death Star set will be an ultimate Christmas gift for any LEGO collector. It boasts 3,803 pieces and comes with numerous minifigurers, including Includes 24 minifigures and droids, plus all-new Dianoga trash compactor monster! It also comes with six new and exclusive minifigures and droids only found in this set: Luke Skywalker (Stormtrooper outfit), Han Solo (Stormtrooper outfit), Assassin Droid, Interrogation Droid, Death Star Droid and 2 Death Star Troopers, and features Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Obi-Wan Kenobi, C-3PO, R2-D2, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, Luke Skywalker (Jedi Knight), Darth Vader, Grand Moff Tarkin™, Emperor Palpatine, 2 Stormtroopers, 2 Emperor’s Royal Guards, R2-Q5, and mouse droid.

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