Lincoln Memorial (21022) Review

December 21, 2014

I was lucky enough to get an early copy of the new Lincoln Memorial set from the LEGO CEE team in advance of its launch in January, so I though I'd put together a quick review of it.



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Box contents

The most unique part in this set has to be the bar 3L (87994) in white. There are 46 of them included, and the only other set to use this part was the Maersk Line Triple-E (10241) with only six of them included. This is a great part to add detail to models and is a wonderful addition to my collection.

Bar 3L

There are also more 1x1 round plates with open stud (85861) in this set than in any other. This part isn't particularly rare at this point, but it is very useful. However, 86 of them seems like more that I really know what to do with.


There's a reasonable assortment of common white plates, bricks and tiles as well as a few 2x2 corner panels (91501) which aren't super rare, but still nice to have if you don't have any yet.

There are also a few 2x4 and 1x6 tiles in olive green, which is a color I personally really enjoy, so I'm always happy to have more of those.

Final Model

The final model does a nice job of capturing the essense of the real life structure. Here's a comparison between the two for comparison.

"Aerial view of Lincoln Memorial - east side EDIT" by Aerial_view_of_Lincoln_Memorial_-_east_side.jpg: Carol M. Highsmithderivative work: upstateNYer - Aerial_view_of_Lincoln_Memorial_-_east_side.jpg. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons -

LEGO Lincoln Memorial

The roof of the model can be removed to get a better view on Lincoln inside:

Roof Removed

Overall, this is a nice little Architecture set. There's not anything particularly special about this set, but it looks great and if you have enjoyed the other smaller Architecture sets, this will be a good one to add to your collection. Thanks to the CEE team for providing me with this set.

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