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Lego Harry Potter Diagon Alley - 75978

Updated: Mar 10


The Basics

  1. Diagon Alley sports 5544 pieces

  2. Recreating London's most magical shopping street

  3. Packed with authentic details from the movies

  4. Measures over 11" high, 40" wide and 5" deep

  5. 14 minifigures including 4 exclusive new characters

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Lego Mania Fan Review


Diagon Alley has become the centre of mystical happenings with adults and children feeling the streets of London in hope for a secret passage or magical wall. This model is colourful, creative and filled with character. The life comes to this piece because of the resemblance and effort placed by the creators to keep it true to the London vibe and still capturing the excitement and mystery Diagon Alley. As a fan watching the movie we are shown a very unassuming walkway, leading to an unassuming wall, leading to a world of magic and wonder. Lego has attempted to capture this with the vibrant colours of the buildings in a seemingly normal London esq street, however, opening up Diagon Alley you are awakened to wizardy, spells, wands and potions. This is a beautiful depiction of the books and movies and a great model to build and play with family.


Enter the world of Diagon Alley


Tap a brick in the wall behind the Leaky Cauldron pub and enter the world of Diagon Alley, where wizards and witches find their potions and Hogwarts students stock up on school supplies like cauldrons, broomsticks and of course wands. Measuring over a metre wide, this epic model is filled with authentic film details and a menagerie of 14 minifigures, incuding four exclusive new characters.


From the Manufacturers


The most detailed LEGO® Harry Potter™ Diagon Alley™ set yet

Fans of Harry Potter™ will love discovering the magnificent window displays and intriguing interiors of Diagon Alley™, London’s most magical secret shopping street. This remarkable set captures incredible detail from many of the Harry Potter™ films and can be built four different ways, including closed into a real alley for role-playing stories filled with intrigue and mystery. It’s also compatible with the LEGO® Modular Buildings series, for even more world-building fun.


LEGO® Harry Potter™ Diagon Alley™ (75978) is a superb recreation of London’s most magical shopping street for fans of the Harry Potter movies aged 16 and up.

Iconic stores packed with authentic movie details

Measuring more than a meter wide, the impressive model captures the scale and ambience of the bustling magic-supplies hub. Behind magnificent facades lie intriguing interiors, fascinating features and familiar characters. Check out the wands at Ollivanders™; drop in on Gilderoy Lockhart™'s book-signing event at Flourish & Blotts™ bookseller; obtain a love potion from Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes™; and peruse the products and paraphernalia at Scribbulus™ Writing Implements, Quality Quidditch™ Supplies, Florean Fortescue's Ice Cream Parlor and the Daily Prophet™.


Cool collectible building toys The extensive range of LEGO models and playsets provide fans of the Harry Potter Universe with endless imaginative fun and creative display possibilities.



Check out the Incredible Shops


Includes Ollivanders™ Wand Shop, Scribbulus™ Writing Implements, Quality Quidditch™ Supplies, Florean Fortescue's Ice Cream Parlor, Flourish & Blotts™ bookseller, Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes™ and the Daily Prophet™ entrance..


Build along with the Weasley Twins


Join Fred and George Weasley of Weasley's Wizard Wheezes for an inside look at the exclusive new Diagon Alley™ set and watch them build QR-code portals to this magical world.



Check out the Weasley Twins talking about their thoughts on Diagon Alley.




Specifics


Authentic accessories and familiar minifigures from the Harry Potter™ movies makeit possible to create a ‘living model’ with endless possibilities to rearrange and create new narratives.

This challenging and rewarding construction set makes a great Christmas or birthday gift for kids, Harry Potter™ fans, model enthusiasts and lovers of LEGO® brick building aged 16 and up.

Measuring over 11” (29cm) high, 40” (102cm) wide and 5” (13cm) deep, this LEGO® Harry Potter™ Diagon Alley™ set is crammed to the rooftops with authentic details.

If you’re thinking of buying this remarkable model as a gift for someone new to LEGO® building kits, don't worry – it comes with easy-to-follow, printed building instructions. Open the box and let the building fun begin!

No batteries required. This modular construction set provides a hands-on, fulfilling building experience. Even the famous hat-lifting entrance to Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes™ is powered by hand. LEGO® Harry Potter™ sets contain favorite characters, amazing features and familiar locations from the popular movies. They make ideal gifts for anyone wanting to recreate the movie magic. LEGO® construction toys meet the highest industry standards to ensure every brick is consistent and compatible, connecting and pulling apart perfectly every time – no magic required! All LEGO® bricks and pieces are dropped, heated, crushed, twisted and analyzed to make sure each one meets the highest safety standards in the world.


Customer Reviews of This Build


This model is coming in hot at a rating of 4.8 out of 5 in Amazon and 4.4 out of 5 on Lego. This is a very detailed piece of Harry Potter Lego that requires attention, patience and commitment. It possesses a lot of stickers which can be complicated and overwheling, leaving you reaching for the instructions often. However, the minifigures are really well designed and the product holds heaps and heaps of character.


In Summary


This is an unusual one in summary, it has loads of layers, loads of character and a great experience for building. It is tricky at parts, which sounds negative, but that's the fun of building Lego, if its easy, its boring. Where I find this unusual is where to categorise it, is it for collectors - yes, sort of, and is it for a family - yes, sort of? It is an awesome model however, true to lego style it is colourful and creative but also very professional and real to the movies. It is exactly what magic and wizardry should be, unknown, not understood and absolutely bonkers.


Keep on Building

Much Love



Lego Mania x


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