Louvre

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Suggested Age: 12+
Pieces: 695
Casual Build Time: 2 hours
Dimensions: Over 5″ x 6″ x 7″
Brand: Architecture

For my first ever LEGO Architecture kit, I thought I’d chose somewhere I’d visited in real life. Since we went to Paris on holiday this year, the Louvre was an obvious choice. While I’m not generally a huge fan of constructing buildings out of LEGO, I have been curious about the Architecture range for a while as some of the models that the series contains just look spectacular.

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In terms of features, the Louvre doesn’t offer much as its designed to be displayed. The kit comes with the pieces needed to build the the Pavillon de l’Horloge, as well as the instantly recognisable Pyramide du Louvre. The instruction manual also contains full colour photographs of the Louvre and facts about its construction in English, French and Spanish.

Here are some photos of what came in the box and the construction process:

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