LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle (71043) Official Product Description Released

Just a few minutes ago, LEGO Shop@Home servers uploaded several official images of the LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle (71043) – a very impressive brick rendition of the most famous landmark in all of Harry Potter universe. Thankfully, it didn’t take long before LEGO updated its respective product page to include the set’s official product description.

Coming in at an impressive 6,020 pieces, this highly detailed LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle (71043) highlights some of the most memorable scenes from the Harry Potter movies. Read on through its official press release and product description to have a better grasp of the set’s play features.

The LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle (71043) will retail for $400 and will be available for LEGO VIP members beginning August 15, and the general public on September 1, exclusively at all LEGO Stores and shop.LEGO.com.

LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle (71043)

71043 Hogwarts™ Castle

Ages 16+. 6,020 pieces

US $399.99 – CA $499.99 – DE 399.99€ – UK £349.99 – FR 419.99€ – DK 3499DK
*Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.

Explore the magic of Hogwarts™ Castle!

Make the magic come alive at the LEGO® Harry Potter™ 71043 Hogwarts™ Castle! This highly detailed LEGO Harry Potter collectible has over 6,000 pieces and offers a rewarding build experience. It comes packed with highlights from the Harry Potter series, where you will discover towers, turrets, chambers, classrooms, creatures, the Whomping Willow™ and Hagrid´s hut, plus many more iconic features. And with 4 minifigures, 27 microfigures featuring students, professors and statues, plus 5 Dementors, this advanced building set makes the perfect Harry Potter gift.

  • Includes 4 minifigures: Godric Gryffindor, Helga Hufflepuff, Salazar Slytherin and Rowena Ravenclaw, with a buildable minifigure display stand.
  • Also features 27 microfigures: Harry Potter™, Ron Weasley™, Hermione Granger™, Draco Malfoy™, Albus Dumbledore™, Professor Snape™, Professor McGonagall™, Remus Lupin, Professor Dolores Umbridge™, Argus Filch, Lord Voldemort™, Bellatrix Lestrange, 3 students from each of the 4 houses, 2 chess pieces and the Architect of Hogwarts™ statue and 5 Dementors, plus Aragog the spider and the Basilisk figures, and a buildable Hungarian Horntail dragon.
  • Features a buildable microscale model of Hogwarts™ Castle, hut of Hagrid™, Whomping Willow™ tree and 5 boats.
  • Hogwarts™ Castle features the Great Hall with buildable ‘stained glass windows’, house banners, benches, tables, flaming torches and moving staircases; potions classroom with racks of jar elements; Defence Against the Dark Arts classroom with assorted potion jars, gramophone and a closet containing a boggart; Chessboard Chamber with chess piece elements; Room of Requirement with assorted elements, including the Goblet of Fire and the vanishing cabinet; Chamber of Secrets™ with the Basilisk and Tom Riddle’s Diary; hidden Devils Snare room with vine elements; Gryffindor™ common room with fireplace and seating; Professor Dolores Umbridge’s office with desk, chair and pink furnishings; library with bookcase and desks; and Professor Dumbledore’s office with the Griffin statue entrance and Memory cabinet.
  • Hagrid’s hut features Aragog the spider and buildable pumpkins.
  • The Whomping Willow™ includes the buildable blue Flying Ford Anglia car in its spinning branches.
  • Also includes 5 buildable boats.
  • Take a seat in the Great Hall and feast with the Hogwarts™ professors and students!
  • Sneak your way into the Chamber of Secrets™ through the secret entrance and face the Basilisk!
  • Attend a Defence Against the Dark Arts class to learn how to protect yourself from dark magic!
    Climb the moving staircase!
    • Study for your Ordinary Wizarding Level exams in the library.
    • Accessory elements include the Sword of Gryffindor™, Helga Hufflepuff´s cup, wands, potions, house banners, flames, a cauldron and 2 magnifying glasses.
    • Microfigure accessories include 2 chess statues and the Architect of Hogwarts™ statue.
    • Hogwarts™ Castle measures over 22” (58cm) high, 27” (69cm) wide and 16” (43cm) deep.

Available directly from LEGO Stores & shop.lego.com from 15th August, 2018

 

Author: Albert Balanza

Teacher, student, dad, AFOL, psych geek & everything in between. :)

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