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Dear ladies and gentleman, I proudly present the Lego Modular Space Museum. Like many of the Ideas community members, I too became hooked on Lego as a child. My favorites at the time (80s) were the Space and Castle themes. Don’t tell the castle sets I said this but if I had to choose I would reach for Benny. :) This build serves 3 purposes- 1) Homage to the Space sets, 2) I wanted to build a Modern Building, and 3) I wanted to do a Modular build (this is my first humble attempt). Additionally, I wanted to make this build fully accessible without having to remove floors (I personally dislike that- I want to play with the set as the whole model not in separate floors). I achieved this by using hinged wall segments. The Museum is fully accessible and stays completely intact via clips. Oh, and what museum is complete without a 2-story waterfall feature?
32x48 Dots- 32x32 baseplate + 16x32 baseplate.
10 inches x 15 inches x 9 5/8 inches tall (building itself).
18 inches at its tallest point.
Fully compatible with Lego Modular Buildings, connects via Technic pins.
10 Minifigures- 4 in displays and 6 for play including 2 employees and 4 museum visitors (more specifics found below in the exhibit/feature section).
The Lego Modular Museum has many unique exhibits and features:
-Large entrance with water feature.
-2-story waterfall feature which wraps around second floor terrace.
-2 Rockets which serve as structural supports spanning from the floor thru the roof. One of the rockets has a see-through chamber with computers and gas/propellant chambers.
-Glass upon glass- and then more glass!
-Large globe (Earth) atop museum.
-Missile in glass display on roof.
-Space shuttle with satellite on second floor terrace.
-Hinged walls which attach via clips- full access without removing floors!
-Check in with computer/register.
-Satellite atop astronaut gallery/display.
-Astronaut display- 4 minifigures including Red Classic Spaceman, Blacktron, M-tron (different helmet), and a City Astronaut. Including various accessories.
-Classic Space Missile Station- including my favorite printed space tile of all time.
-Beautiful staircase made of imported Italian marble. A generous gift from one of the museums many benefactors.
-Moon rock specimen with Lego and USA flags.
-Black Space Police Interceptor- built in a classic style.
-White/Red Space Buggy- Specimen Extractor Model 6XJF. Built in a classic style with a new school twist.
-6 minifigures for play- 2 museum employees- male and female. 4 museum visitors including Grandma, Grandpa (never mind his strange clothes, he’s a great guy), Elijah and his older sister Abigail.
Thank you for taking the time to visit this project. I took many pictures throughout the build and of the individual displays and all the minifigures, so please check them out- I will include all of them in an initial update. I really enjoyed this build and feel it would be a great addition to any modular city or as a stand alone set. If it’s something you like please support so that we may reach 10,000 and make this set a reality! Also, please share it with your friends and on social media to get the word out...
If you like this project please take the time to look and support my other submission entitled When The World Was Flat at https://ideas.lego.com/projects/152e572e-0f24-421c-8942-d45f31e247ef
Thanks again for stopping by! I appreciate your time and consideration. :)