40366 LEGO House Dinosaurs revealed

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LEGO House Dinosaurs

LEGO House Dinosaurs

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The new LEGO House exclusive set, 40366 LEGO House Dinosaurs, has just been revealed.

As many of you correctly predicted it contains scaled-down models of the three dinosaurs that take pride of place in the gallery at the top of the building.

You can read the press release after the break and see large images of each dino on the set details page.

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Three giant LEGO dinosaurs greet visitors when they climb the stairs to the Experience Zones of the LEGO House. Available from April 17th as a retail set.

Positioned in The Masterpiece Gallery the three iconic dinosaurs are the stunning centrepieces of the room. Each model has a metal skeleton inside to support the LEGO bricks, the height of each models is 2,92 m (without podium) and the total piece count of the three models is more than 600.000 LEGO bricks. Now LEGO House has taken on the challenge to convert the three giant dinosaurs into a retail product.

The retail product, LEGO House dinosaurs, will be launched at the LEGO Store in LEGO House this summer. And if everything goes as planned the first boxes will already be for sale from 17th April.

The LEGO model is a great reproduction of the giant dinosaurs capturing all the most iconic features in a rescaled version.

Designer Nina Koopman says: ”One of the biggest challenges with the new model has been to capture all the details from the big models. Especially since the models in Masterpiece Gallery were all built of the three different building systems LEGO DUPLO, LEGO Technic and LEGO System. You see it especially with the yellow dino where we eg. have used gear wheels, and ventilator elements to get the “Technic feel” into the product.”

The three dinosaurs have been on their way for roughly a year and is the third exclusive product that LEGO House launches. The others being 4000026 LEGO House Tree of Creativity and 21037 LEGO House.

In the new product it has been important to underline that it is both a toy for playing and a display model. Nina Koopman explains: “The aim was to make a stunning product and at the same time, we have worked with integrating moveable parts in the heads, arms and legs to enhance the play experience. Also the construction of the three models has deliberately been made different from each other in order to create three different building experiences, and you can remove the dinos from their podium.”

Each of the three models within the new product has a podium that resembles the real podium in Masterpiece Gallery. This pays reference to the fact that Masterpiece Gallery in itself is a giant LEGO brick – just 862 times an ordinary LEGO 2×4 brick – and the three podiums are the tubes of that LEGO brick.

The model is exclusively available at LEGO House in Billund and the retail price is 599 DKK. (Maximum 3 boxes pr. person).

35 comments on this article

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By in Norway,

I'm slightly underwhelmed, but not disappointed

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By in Italy,

I'll buy it immediately!

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By in New Zealand,

Straight to the parts bin with ye Nessie!

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By in Portugal,

Very nice representation of the dinossaurs! Like it a lot

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By in United Kingdom,

take my money!!!!!!!! i can not wait

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By in United States,

I've never seen these "iconic" dinosaurs before, and even after this article still haven't. Solid meh. I mean, "Cool!!!"

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By in United States,

I KNEW they were dinosaurs! They look......interesting. Well, I'm not going to the Lego House any time soon; so I won't need to buy these.

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By in Netherlands,

864 parts for 599 DKK is approximately 80,25 EUR / 61.20 GBP / 90.50 USD which is not too bad for an exclusive item. But it’s not great either.

I personally have no need for it. The only (visible) part that interests me is the reddish brown plate 4x4 with cutout in the legs of the green/tan/brown dinosaur (which is already available in 4 sets of which 3 are already on my wanted list.) That particular dinosaur looks the best to me anyway. I’ll admit though I’d probably pick this set up in case I’d pay a visit to the LEGO House, just for it’s exclusivity (if I’d have money to spare to spend on it.) Right now I’ll spend my money on other sets and won’t specifically save for this.

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By in United Kingdom,

Probably £9999999999 on BrickLink or something... one I’ll never get.

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By in United Kingdom,

@lippidp buy them, and wrap them up in #853664 Iconic Holiday Giftwrap.

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By in United Kingdom,

Perfect shape and scale to go into my Batcave MOC! Need those instructions!

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By in Singapore,

Bionicle memes aside, the red Duplo dinosaur reminds me of #4507-1, the green System one of #31058-1, and the yellow Technic one... well, you know.

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By in Germany,

At last an exclusive set I don't feel the slightest need to get. Looks totally uniteresting to me, especially as I am not interested in dinosaurs to begin with, and in those specific ones in particular.

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By in United States,

I think it looks really good! I just think they should have done more to make the red one look more... Duplo.

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By in United States,

Robot one is cool. Others are meh.

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By in United States,

I mean it’s a cool enough set but not something I’d actually spend money on. Also, not to brag, but I was the first to predict this. :P

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By in United Kingdom,

I’m not sure about the use of the word iconic - its far too often overused, butI think these are a good choice for a house exclusive though, a nice memento of your visit and something that can more or less be built by people who cant get there with a bit of bricklinking.

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By in United States,

Can't wait to get this on my next trip to Billund!

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By in United States,

I think this is a great set and perfect as a site-exclusive memento of a visit to The Lego House--and, like Megan L, I'll have to start saving for a trip to Denmark!

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By in United States,

Yeah, I’m not saving insane amounts of money to fly to Denmark, pay for accommodations, food, transportation, entry into the LEGO house, and then get taken for another $90 for these. I guess if your rich and have massive amounts of disposable income, sure. That’s who LEGO is apparently being marketed to nowadays.

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By in Poland,

It would be way better if they actually used Duplo, System andTechnic pieces for them..

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By in United States,

So much easier to get here in the US than the Target Red Card and Walmart Brickheadz exclusives that drew so many negative comments about availability...

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By in United States,

Meh. I can't say this really appeals to me. So this one is a solid pass.

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By in United States,

An expensive plane trip to Denmark, and then the price for this set that doesn’t really have any exclusive parts??

Sign me up. I’m in. Just booked my ticket.

*gets there*
“I’m sorry sir we’re all sold out”

Bummer.

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By in United States,

I am amazed anyone likes these. I mean to each their own so no judgement but to say these were designed by anyone over the age of 10 and who bought one Technic set, one technic set and three mixels packs (and were only allowed to use said parts) would be a surprise to me.

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By in Portugal,

@Phathead The shop is outside the paid area, so at least you save that amount.

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By in Norway,

I like the robot one, looks like Grimlock. Going to put that up on the Kreo Transformers shelf.

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By in France,

Love these. Need to get back to Billund for a holiday!!

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By in Greece,

Very innovative!

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By in Australia,

So, special little releases that will only be available on BrickLink for far more than they're actually worth, then? Great.

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By in United States,

Looks just as good as the other two sets! Shame I can't go to Denmark for purchase.

As a side note, one of my close friends got his model of a sea turtle displayed there for this year, so if anyone saw it... I know the guy who made it!

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By in United States,

I like how the red one is a bit chunkier than the green one to give a DUPLO vs System feel!
And of course, the yellow one steals the show.

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By in United Kingdom,

I'm off to Billund tomorrow morning, excited is not the word!

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By in United Kingdom,

So I went to Billund, got the new set and got it signed by the designer Nina Koopmann!

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