The Lego Group manufactured their first toy bricks in 1949. However, Legos are far from being a thing of the past. From far off lands to film-inspired sets (The Millennium Falcon, need we say more?), this company has done more for the young, creative mind than most toy companies could ever hope to.


Even The Lego Movie was awesome. Can we just say that?


In honor of their legendary product, here are ten unbelievable Lego sculptures for your lil’ engineers!
 


1. Phillip’s Daring Fight

 
Phillip's Daring Fight Lego Sculpture

 

The Lego Imagination Center, located in Downtown Disney, Florida, has some pretty incredible sculptures on display. But nothing can beat such an inventive display of true blue heroism.
 


2. Volvo XC90


Volvo XC90 Lego Sculpture

We love invention, though recreation can be pretty incredible too. Especially when someone manages to recreate an ENTIRE CAR out of plastic, interlockable bricks!
 


3. Cello, there!

 

Cello Lego Sculpture


Here’s a little something for the musically-inclined. Click here to watch how it was built!
 


4. (Loch Ness?) Monster

 

Sea Monster Lego Sculpture


Well, he might be, except that’s definitely not Loch Ness. Close enough, though!
 


5. Giant Nintendo DSI

Giant Nintendo DSI Lego Sculpture


Can you believe it? Sean Kenny even included the pointy thing! Who does that?



6. A Whole New World

 

Aladdin Lego Sculpture


“You ain’t never built a friend like me!” That's how the song goes, right? This Disnerdy sculpture was on display in Downtown Disney, Anaheim.

 

7. Lightning McQueen
 

Lightning McQueen Lego Sculpture


Thank you, Mattel, for bringing to life everyone’s favorite smooth-talkin’ race car! KA-CHOW!
 


8. Hummingbird

 

Hummingbird Lego Sculpture


This LEGO sculpture gorgeously captures one of nature’s teenier moments.
 


9. Basilique du Sacré-Cœur

 

Basilique du Sacre-Coeur Lego Sculpture


Will wonders never cease? A stunning recreation of the Roman Catholic church and minor basilica located in Paris, France.
 


10. “The Contact Series”

 

The Contact Series Lego Sculpture


This one’s a little difficult to explain in a sentence or two. If you want to find out what on earth (or beyond) inspired this mind-blowing creation, read this article from kickstarter.com!
 


As we all know, the Lego Group is more than a toy company. It's a springboard by which some our most gifted inventors—of every age—have discovered their talent. So encourageesign! Create! Inspire! That’s what being a Master Builder is all about.

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