What It Is
What It Is
The LEGO Hogwarts Castle is a replica of the castle from the Harry Potter movies. This two-sided playset features a lot of different surprises and moving pieces you'd expect, such as a vanishing cabinet tower, a sliding staircase, and Sirius Black's face in the Gryffindor common room fireplace, a LEGO replica of what kids love from the books and movies. The playset features several familiar rooms from Albus Dumbledore's office to the Great Hall. There are 11 minifigures, including Harry Potter, Hermione, Lord Voldemort, Dumbledore, Professor Snape, Professor McGonagall, Professor Flitwick, Argus Filch and Mrs. Norris, and two Dementors. The playset includes 1,290 pieces.
Why It’s Fun
The amount of detail and the LEGO interpretation of familiar elements in this playset is astounding. Kids will love exploring the different rooms and discovering Tom Riddle's book hidden in knight's armor or the sorting hat in Dumbledore's office. This set will really inspire kids as they build and play to create their own Harry Potter experience.
Who It’s For
Hogwarts Castle is great for Harry Potter fans and LEGO fans. The recommended age is 8—14, but even adult Harry Potter fans will want to own this set as a collector's item.
What to Be Aware of
There are a lot of pieces in this set, so building the castle may take some time. Luckily, building is part of the fun of LEGO.
The high price tag on this building set isn't just for the vast amount of pieces. Hogwarts Castle is a quality, highly detailed building set with tons of play value for kids.