Lego’s Mos Eisley Cantina Set Is Filled With Scum and Villainy (and Bricks)

Lego’s Mos Eisley Cantina Set Is Filled With Scum and Villainy (and Bricks)
Han shoots first in this massive new Lego set. (Photo: Lego)

Mos Eisley spaceport. You will never find a more wretched hive of bricks and minifigs.

The rumours are true. The most famous destination in all of Star Wars is getting the massive Lego set it deserves. Lego Star Wars: A New Hope Mos Eisley Cantina is a 3,187-piece sprawling set scheduled for release on September 16 for Lego VIPs and October 1 everywhere. Once built it measures almost 8 inches high, 21 inches wide, and two feet deep. This thing is massive.

Plus, to fill up such an expansive place, 21 minifigs are included from all your favourite Cantina patrons and band members, to the stars like Luke, Han, Obi-Wan and Chewbacca. Below, you can click through some seriously gorgeous images Lego provided of the set, in all its detailed glory.

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You’re Gonna Need a Bigger Shelf

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Gorgeous Lego but…whose apartment is this?

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A view from above. Metal triangle not included

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It really does come with all the bells, whistles, and a dewback.

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So. Many. Minifigs.

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Every side is detailed with Star Wars goodness.

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Wait. He doesn’t serve their kind here!

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Is the set worth it just for the Garindan and Ponda Baba figs? Yes.

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Stormtrooper on Dewback. Nice.

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The set will cost $529.99, and is available September 16 for Lego VIPs and October 1 for all.