The best LEGO sets for adults to buy in 2022: 20 coolest sets

Sure, it’s no secret that building LEGO kits is a great way to kill time. So many of us have fond memories of sprawling across the floor of our childhood home, mesmerized as we construct a multicolored masterpiece.

The Post has curated options for all budgets, from architectural skylines to Harry Potter and Star Wars themed kits.

Whether you’re an architect, love to build in your free time, have a thing for LEGO collectibles or just need some distraction, there’s sure to be a kit on our list that you’ll love.

Find ahead of time the 20 best LEGO kits of 2022 we’ve found, from a replica of Central Perk’s famous Friends cafe to your very own Statue of Liberty replica.

LEGO bouquet kit

This LEGO bouquet features a vibrant display of color and interesting shapes inspired by real-life flowers like roses, snapdragons, poppies, asters, daisies and grasses.

LEGO Marvel Infinity Gauntlet collectible kit

If you consider yourself a Marvel fan then you know how important the Infinity Gauntlet is to the fictional universe. Create your own with this epic LEGO set to display at home.

LEGO model kit Vespa 125

Imagine whizzing around Italy while building this pastel colored LEGO Vespa set.

LEGO Technic Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 kit

Calling all race car fans! This LEGO set is a Technic Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 hot rod replica model.

LEGO bonsai tree kit

For those who love cherry blossom trees and dream of visiting Japan to experience them one day – get the next best thing. This set contains interchangeable parts, so you can customize the bonsai tree model with classic green leaves or bright pink cherry blossom blossoms.

LEGO Architecture Paris Skyline kit

Transport yourself straight to the city of love with this detailed Paris skyline building kit. It’s currently on sale for $10 less than normal.

LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System Building Kit

If you’re a big fan of Nintendo products, you’ll love building your very own Nintendo Entertainment System entirely out of LEGOs.

Lego Star Wars: "A New Hope Imperial Star Destroyer" kit

Calling all Star Wars fans! While this LEGO Star Destroyer kit is certainly worth a pretty penny, you won’t regret it once you’ve combined all 4,700 LEGO elements.

LEGO Stranger Things "The contrary" kit

If you’re itching for Stranger Things Season 4 to release this year, while away some time building LEGO’s The Upside Down set.

LEGO Architecture Building Kit New York City

If you’re not interested in building your own aerial LEGO replica of Manhattan – like this one teenager that went viral in 2020, consider buying this fun NYC architecture building kit instead.

LEGO Architecture Statue of Liberty kit

The LEGO Statue of Liberty Architectural Kit is another great option for New York lovers. Composed of 1,685 pieces, it’s sure to keep you busy.

LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle kit

Better yet, go all out and build Hogwarts Castle from the ground up with over 6,000 LEGO pieces. Not to mention it makes a great gift to pair with the full line of JK Rowling.

LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Crest kit

The LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Crest Kit is another fun but slightly less time-consuming option. Also, every tile of the background is fun to build (especially on a rainy day).

LEGO Disney Castle kit

That’s right, princess castles aren’t just for kids. With this set you can build the famous Disney castle of your dreams.

LEGO Jurassic World kit

For a little more adventure, consider purchasing the LEGO Jurassic World kit, which includes many elements from the first film, including dinosaurs, a gyrosphere launch station, characters from the film and more.

LEGO Friends Central Perk building kit
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It is the “one with the LEGO set”. Back in August 2019, LEGO celebrated 25 years of Friends with the launch of this amazing LEGO collectible building set from the show’s Central Perk set.

LEGO Creator Expert NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander Building Kit

For space fans, this LEGO NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander kit is recommended. It is now also on sale and is suitable for both adults and children.

LEGO Mickey Mouse & Minnie Mouse building set with buildable figures

If you just can’t get enough Mickey and Minnie Mouse, consider building your favorite characters with this LEGO building set, which includes over 1,700 pieces.

LEGO Art Andy Warhol's Marilyn Monroe Collectible Building Kit

Make your Marilyn Monroe art even more unique by building your own Andy Warhol replica using LEGOs. This building set includes a canvas and frame so you can capture your work wherever you want.

LEGO x Ikea storage

While this article is primarily aimed at adults looking for some epic LEGO building kits, parents who enjoy crafting with their kids might enjoy these Ikea and LEGO storage bins.

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