LEGO Roller Coaster 10261

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Embark on a whirlwind journey of engineering marvel with the captivating LEGO Creator Expert Roller Coaster set. Rekindling nostalgic memories of traditional fairgrounds, this masterfully crafted 4,124-piece ensemble introduces an array of heart-stopping features, from the chain-lift mechanism to the gravity-driven cars hurtling through twists and turns. Delight in the meticulously detailed ticket booth, cotton candy cart, and concession stand as you immerse yourself in a vibrant miniature world brought to life by 11 minifigures and enchanting sound effects powered by LEGO BOOST.

Creator Expert
Jun 2018
Dec 2021

An Epic Adventure Awaits with the LEGO Creator Expert Roller Coaster Set

Are you a fan of adrenaline-pumping thrills and heart-stopping spills? Then get ready to embark on an incredible journey to ignite your senses with LEGO’s masterpiece – the Creator Expert Roller Coaster, set number 10261. Part of the unique Fairground Collection, this behemoth of intricacies and wonders was launched back in June 2018 and retired at the end of 2021. Let’s delve into the fascinating world of this fan favourite, meticulously designed by LEGO master builder Robert Heim.

The Kernels of Creation: Over Four Thousand Pieces

This complex set is not for the faint-hearted or easily deterred. With an astounding total of 4124 pieces, it offers an intense building experience that is as rewarding as it is challenging. From constructing its towering height down to attending to minute details, you’ll relish the complexity and ingenuity behind every brick and rail. Designed ideally for those aged 16 and above, its per-piece cost was quite reasonable at launch, scaling up around 7.3 pence in the United Kingdom, 9.2 cents in the United States, and 8 cents in Europe.

Dimensionally Impressive: Weighted Wonderments

The finished product measures at a breathtaking dimensions of 58.1 x 48.6 x 18.6 cm (22.9 x 19.1 x 7.3 in). Weighing a hefty 5.8 kilograms (12.78 lbs), this LEGO roller coaster set stands testament to a true monument of design excellence.

Fairground Fascination: The Roller Coaster Experience

What sets this LEGO set apart is not just its grandeur but its rich attention to detail that creates an immersive fairground experience. Featuring two fully-functional chain-lift trains, this model is rigged with numerous authentic features, which perfectly capture the essence of an actual roller coaster ride.

You can start off by installing eleven eye-catching minifigures that include a cotton candy vendor, two ride attendants, two grandparents with their granddaughter and five riders who wear their emotions on their reversible heads. The set also accommodates a whimsical ticket booth, cotton candy cart, concession stand, height marker, and even a covered boarding station equipped with opening barriers! Prepare for gratification through every corner!

Boost Your Ride: Power Upgrades

The excitement doesn’t stop there! The Creator Expert Roller Coaster offers enhancement possibilities too! You can supplement it with LEGO Power functions to have a motorized chain lift or integrate LEGO BOOST to add movement sensors and realistic sound effects giving you even more authentic roller coaster experience.

A Collector’s Pride: The Fairground Completes

This jaw-dropping assembly serves as paradisiacal amusement that not only stands out as an individual piece but also seamlessly integrates into other sets from LEGO’s Fairground Collection. An excellent pair would be the LEGO Creator Expert Carousel set (10257) that promises equal levels of intricacy and amusement.

To Sum It Up

The LEGO Creator Expert Roller Coaster is truly a masterwork fabricated to provide immersive enjoyment with each brick connected. Its finely-detailed elements work harmoniously together creating a miniaturized version of the conventional fairground Funhouse we know and love, complete within its immersive world full of real-world details that inspire hours of imaginative play.

Product Specs
Product Specs
Product Name: Roller Coaster
Pieces 4124
RRP £299.99 / $379.99 / 329.99€
Release Year 2018
Theme Creator Expert
Instructions Lego Roller Coaster Instructions