Official Details Of 10253 Big Ben

LEGO have just released the details of their latest Creator Expert set and it looks fantastic. After a brief detour down under for the Sydney Opera House LEGO are returning to London for an impressive set that will look great alongside the 10214 Tower Bridge.

Introducing 10253 Big Ben

10253 Big Ben Box Front

One of London’s most iconic landmarks Big Ben has been faithfully recreated with this massive 4,163 piece set. A detailed section of Westminster Palace facade combines with the Elizabeth Tower to create a visually impressive display piece.

The set will cost $249.99 in the US. No Australian price as yet but fingers crossed it’s closer to $399.99 than $499.99. With a VIP pre-release on June 15th we don’t have to wait too long for pricing details. Michael from Outer Rim Trading Co. has let us know in the comments that the Australian RRP is $349.99 and it will be released locally in October. The VIP online release will be June 15th.

You can check out the press release, designer video and additional images below.

Press Release

10253 Big Ben, 4,163 pieces.
US $249.99, CA $299.99, DE 219.99€, UK £169.99, DK 1999 DKK.
VIP Early Access from June 15th

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.

Designer Video


4 thoughts on “Official Details Of 10253 Big Ben

  1. Michael Reply

    Australian RRP will be $349.99 with a shelf date in October once the exclusive period is over.

    • BradC Reply

      That’s a very decent price, relative to the US and UK price. It’s a great looking set too 🙂

  2. gazza Reply

    This looks amazing! I’ve held off buying sets for a while as I’m moving house and need the money for those pesky expenses that come up. Fingers cross I can snag one if I have anything left over! Thanks to Michael for finding out the price! 🙂

  3. Monty Reply

    Absolutely stunning, and I really happy to hear they made it with the Tower Bridge in mind, and very happy about the price.

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