A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….well maybe the LEGO company did not create their exceptional Star Wars-themed toys on another planet, but they are exceptionally-cool anyway! The top 10 best LEGO Sets Star Wars were inspired by the classic science fiction movies that have undoubtedly become part of the collective consciousness. Whether you grew up a die-hard Star Wars lover or your children have recently joined the worldwide fan base, the sets on this list will not disappoint. They combine the building fun of LEGOs with the otherworldly wonder of Star Wars to produce something fantastic.
Enjoy building these toys with your kids and perhaps using each session to talk about the journey of the hero–that is the heart of Star Wars, after all! Talk about the timeless characters and what they represent, from Darth Vader’s story of redemption to Princess Leia’s uncompromising strength as a female leader to Luke Skywalker’s aforementioned hero journey. Ask your kiddos which characters are their favorites before diving into this list so you choose the sets they will like best. Have fun, and may the force be with you….always!
The LEGO Star Wars Duel On Naboo starts off our list. This fantastic toy features push-activated opening laser doors (!), three minifigures (Qui-Gon Jinn, Darth Maul, and Obi-Wan Kenobi), a minifigure catapult in the generator core, and an opening purification chamber with a removable “plasma” element. Weapons include Obi-Wan’s blue lightsaber, Qui-Gon Jinn’s green lightsaber, and Darth Maul’s red double saber. Ideal for fans of Episode 1, this kit offers so many cool components it is hard not to love! Popping the Jedi warriors out of the hole (just like in the movie) is pretty darn cool. Have fun assembling and displaying this kit with your kids! Buy from $20
Next on our list is the LEGO Star Wars Darth Vader Transformation Building Kit. This crazy-cool kit details Anakin Skywalker’s transformation into one of the most terrifying villains in movie history. It includes a double-sided, raising table that attaches to the Anakin and Vader minifigures. The table also features a lightsaber rack, helmet applicator, and force “explode” function. Awesome, right? Additional minifigures include the Emperor and two Droids. Kids get to lower Anakin onto the table, twist the handle, and raise Vader. A simple push in the applicable places the famous helmet on the famous villain. Anakin also looks as he does after his fight with Obi-Wan, i.e. not great. This kit is a must for any Star Wars fan…it is just too amazing! Buy from $20
Our third pick is the LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon. A wonderful replica of the classic spaceship, this kit comes with six mini figures and their weapons, including Han Solo, Chewbacca, Rae, Finn, Tasu Leech and a Kanjiklub Gang Member, as well as a BB-8 droid. (Isn’t BB-8 just the cutest??) The highly-detailed Falcon interior includes a hyperdrive, secret compartment, holo-chess board, storage for spring-loaded shooter ammo, and extra storage boxes and cables. Kids have been putting Millennium Falcon replicas together since the first movie came out…why not have fun with the LEGO version?? It makes a great display piece and opens in several sections. This toy is definitely more for display than actual play, however, it is still worth the money! Buy from $170
The LEGO Star Wars Rebel U-Wing Fighter is another must for any Star Wars/LEGO fan. The toy comes with four big “engines,” as well as opening side doors with pull-out stud shooters, an opening minifigure cockpit with a transparent lower observation window, front spring-loaded shooters, a rear storage hold, and huge sweep-back rings. Minifigures include Bistan, Jyn Erso, Cassian Andor, a Rebel Trooper, and a U-Wing Pilot. This kit is ideal for Rogue One lovers, and makes a fun project for a rainy day or any other time! The back flap of the fighter opens for convenient minifigure storage. Buy from $58
Number five on our list is the LEGO Star Wars Imperial Assault Hovertank. The tank features extensive heavy-armor detailing, a rotating and elevating turret gun with dual spring-loaded shooters, transparent wheels, storage container, and an opening cockpit with space for two minifigures. The cockpit even comes with elevated side guns. Minifigures include Chirrut Imwe in his fabric cloak, as well as two imperial hovertank pilots. Weapons include a bow, staff, and two blasters. Your kiddo will have fun assembling this kit and “helping” Chirrut battle those pesky troopers. This is another Rogue One kit sure to make an excellent addition to your child’s LEGO collection. It is relatively easy to put together, too! Buy from $50
Our 6th pick is the LEGO Star Wars Imperial Trooper Battle Pack. Here we have an imperial walker with posable legs, elevating stud shooters, two laser cannons, and a stud blaster storage clip. There is also space on top for a minifigure. Speaking of minifigures, this kit includes two stormtroopers and two imperial death troopers. Four stud blasters and extra ammo make up the weapons portion. Another great addition to any Star Wars collection, this kit is a great product for a great price. Place it along all of your kiddo’s “dark side” figurines, or have fun watching your youngling make the walker move! Buy from $28
Next on our list is the LEGO Star Wars Yoda’s Jedi Starfighter. The ship features folding wings, two laser cannons and spring-loaded shooters, and a front-and-top-opening minifigure cockpit. There’s also space for the beloved R2 D2, who comes in minifigure form along with Yoda. Additional kit components include Yoda’s lightsaber and extra ammo. A wonderful kit for anyone who is a fan of the little green Jedi master, your kid will enjoy “exploring the stars” with Yoda. Keep in mind that only Yoda-sized minifigures work in the cockpit, but sheesh, it IS the green one’s ship after all! Buy from $20
Our number eight pick is the LEGO Star Wars TIE Striker Walker. Another incredible toy, this option comes with large, adjustable wings, opening rear storage hold, minifigure cockpit with top and front access, and dual spring-loaded shooters. The four minifigures include an Imperial Shoretrooper and Rebel Trooper sporting the Endor outfit. Weapons include a blaster pistol, blaster rifle, and a double-blasted barrel. This kit makes it easy to reimagine classic sky battles! It is another Rogue One LEGO toy and makes a wonderful addition to your kid’s growing collection inspired by the Star Wars universe. Buy from $69
The final pick for the best LEGO Star Wars toys is the LEGO Star Wars AT-ST Walker. The walker comes with posable legs, an opening cockpit and top hatch, wheel-activated turning top section, dual spring-loaded shooters, elevating front guns, and a highly-detailed minifigure interior. Minifigures that come with this set include Baze Malbus complete with his heavy blaster, as well as a rebel trooper. Weapons include a blaster pistol and a blaster rifle. A sturdy kit that is all kinds of fun to assemble, there’s nothing but great things to say about the LEGO Star Wars AT-ST Walker! No wonder it is last but certainly not least on our list! Buy from $69