Largest LEGO Model of Millennium Falcon On Display at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in Melbourne.

Those who’ve seen Star Wars: The Last Jedi ever since its premiere in December last year would have to agree on one thing: that since the early days of the saga, the Millennium Falcon, will and always be the most iconic spaceship in the entire Star Wars franchise.

LEGO too agrees with that sentiment, and one need look no further than their LEGO Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series Millennium Falcon set (75192) as well as its smaller brick versions, to know that  this fandom for one of the most legendary star ships runs deep in the company.

But some LEGO builders apparently don’t think UCS the 75192, in all its intricate details, was a big enough model of the Millennium Falcon done in LEGO. In Melbourne’s Chadstone Shopping Center, which is home to a LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, Master Builder Dave Holder oversaw the building of a 5-meter Falcon.

Holder noted to Australia’s The New Daily how he was assisted by children visitors to the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in putting together his large-scale Millennium Falcon model made up of 250,000 LEGO bricks. “If we were to do it by ourselves, {we’d take} probably at least a month,” he said.

LEGOLAND Discovery Centers are smaller versions of the famed LEGOLAND theme parks that would fit enough in indoor spaces of shopping centers and malls. The one in Melbourne is part of 19 such attractions located worldwide, with more under construction in additional countries. They are also run by Merlin Entertainments.

The giant Millennium Falcon model designed by Dave Holder for LEGOLAND Discovery Center Melbourne shall remain on display all through January and up until the end of February. Of course, the official LEGO Star Wars UCS set is still available (barring occasional stock issues), just as The Last Jedi is still running in cinemas.

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