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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, made of very small Lego bricks...
ntThe indoor Star Wars Miniland Experience recreates scenes from the Star Wars films and animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, using around 1.5 million Lego bricks. The new attraction at Legoland Windsor, just outside London, opened earlier this year.
ntHere in Lego is the Millennium Falcon – the ship that made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs – one of the most iconic Star Wars spaceships.
Millennium Falcon cockpit
ntThe Legoland attraction features about 2,000 Lego models in 1:20 scale from the planets Naboo, Geonosis, Kashyyyk, Mustafar, Tatooine, Hoth, Endor and Christophsis. Some 55 million Lego bricks are used across the whole park. Here’s a close-up of Chewbacca and Han Solo in the cockpit.
Sand People - Tusken Raiders in Lego
ntHere are some Tusken Raiders – Sand People – with their bantha. Easily startled, according to old Ben Kenobi.
Mos Eisely in Lego
ntThe cantina at Mos Eisley, or as Obi Wan described it: “You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy.” Over in the right-hand corner, Greedo pulls a gun on Han Solo.
Stormtrooper in Mos Eisley
ntStormtroopers on the prowl in the Lego Mos Eisley.
Luke Skywalker's Wampa attack
ntLuke Skywalker captured by a Wampa ice creature, as seen in The Empire Strikes Back.
Luke Skywalker recovers on Hoth
ntHan Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2 watch Luke Skywalker recovering from his injuries.
AT-ATs attack on Hoth
ntImperial AT-ATs attack the rebels on ice planet Hoth in this rendition of The Empire Strikes Back in Lego.
Ewoks on Endor
ntEwoks in the forest moon of Endor, from The Return of the Jedi.
Han Solo, Princess Leia on Endor in Lego
ntHan Solo, Princess Leia and the Ewoks prepare to break into the force-field generator.
Naboo Starfighter from The Phantom Menace, in Lego
ntA scene from Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, with a Naboo N-1 Starfighter in the foreground.
The Gungan Army, in Lego
ntThe Gungan army awaits an attack
Padmé in the Geonosis execution arena
ntPadmu00e9 Amidala in the Geonosis execution arena from Attack of the Clones – unlike much of the rest of the exhibit which is at a 1:20 scale this is built at 1:180 scale – otherwise it would have been 29 feet high.
The Battle of Kashyyyk
ntThe Battle of Kashyyyk scene features the Clone Turbo Tank, which is made of 10,180 pieces of Lego and took 168 hours to build.
C-3PO in Lego
ntNot all the models are mini though – here’s a life-size C-3PO.
R2-D2 in Lego
ntR2-D2 also makes an appearance.
Darth Vader in Lego
ntDarth Vader swings his lightsaber.
Chewbacca in Lego
ntAnd Chewbacca is striking in Lego.