December is bringing us the final wave of new LEGO sets and promotions for the year. So let’s take a look at what’s new! There are two new freebies this month. The #40603 LEGO Winter Carriage Ride with purchases of $150 or more, and the #40604 LEGO Christmas Decor free with purchases of $70 or more. Both promotions will run until December 14th (or while supplies last) at the Online LEGO Shop.
The #10326 LEGO Natural History Museum, the latest in the LEGO Modular Buildings Collection, is now available for $299.99. The first floor offers a range of natural history exhibits, while the second floor focuses on space and science artifacts, with a separate display that references classic LEGO sets. The roof is home to the curator’s office and features 2 skylights that allow light to permeate the building. The set also includes 7 minifigures for storytelling and display. You can purchase it at the LEGO Icons section of the Online LEGO Shop.
The #21344 LEGO Ideas Orient Express for $299.99 is also now available. This set is the LEGO version of one of the world’s most legendary trains that carried thousands of passengers across Europe to Istanbul from 1883 to 1977. It features the main locomotive, tender, dining, and sleeping cars. The set also features removable roofs to allow access to detailed interiors, and eight LEGO minifigures including the conductor, a chef, staff, and passengers. You can purchase it at the LEGO Ideas section of the Online LEGO Shop.
Another new set available is the adorable #10329 LEGO Tiny Plants from the LEGO Botanical Collection for $49.99. This set makes a great gift for plant lovers and is the perfect project to enjoy with friends and family. Suitable for both new and advanced builders, it includes different models for easy, medium, and advanced levels of building complexity. You can purchase it at the LEGO Icons section of the Online LEGO Shop.
Two new LEGO Minecraft sets are available. The #21252 LEGO Minecraft Armory, and the #21253 LEGO Minecraft Animal Sanctuary. Both sets are $19.99 each. They are available at the LEGO Minecraft section of the Online LEGO Shop.
There is one new LEGO Sonic the Hedgehog set, the #76995 LEGO Shadow the Hedgehog Escape. The price is $19.99 and the set is available at the LEGO Sonic the Hedgehog section of the Online LEGO Shop.
There are a few sets ready to retire, which means that once the current stock runs out, no more will be made. This includes the #10255 LEGO Modular Assembly Square, #10270 LEGO Modular Bookshop, the #10293 LEGO Santa’s Visit, the #10273 LEGO Haunted House, and the #10265 LEGO Ford Mustang. And of course, there are several festive sets available for the Holiday season.
Also don’t forget the recently released exclusives. The #75367 LEGO Star Wars Venator-Class Republic Attack Cruiser measures over 43 in. (109 cm) long and makes a showstopping centerpiece for any LEGO Star Wars collection. And the #10325 LEGO Icons Alpine Lodge makes a playful addition to your LEGO Winter Village. And of course, there are also many new and exciting smaller sets. You can find them at the new items section of the Online LEGO Shop.
What do you think? How do you like the new sets this month? Are you planning to get any of them? Which has been your favorite set this year? Feel free to share and discuss in the comment section below!
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