We return to a brick-built Middle Earth with LEGO Icons The Lord of the Rings 10333 Barad-Dûr [News]

After several teasers released online over the past few days, LEGO has finally announced another large-scale set from Middle Earth: LEGO Icons The Lord of the Rings 10333 Barad-Dûr. Set to hit store shelves this summer, Barad-Dûr rivals last year’s LEGO Icons The Lord of the Rings 10316 Rivendell with 5,471 pieces. Not to be confused with 10237 Tower of Orthanc released back in 2013, this is the first time that we’re seeing the other half of the titular two towers, and it’s coming in strong at 32″ tall (83 cm). The set also includes 10 minifigures from the LotR novels/movies, including Sauron, the Mouth of Sauron, Frodo, Sam, and Gollum. LEGO Icons The Lord of the Rings 10333 Barad-Dûr will hit LEGO store shelves on June 1st for LEGO Insiders (June 4th for all others), and will retail for US $459.99 | CAN $599.99 | UK £399.99.


LEGO Icons The Lord of the Rings 10333 Barad-Dûr | 5,471 Pieces | Available June 1 for LEGO Insiders, June 4 for non-Insiders | US $459.99 | CAN $599.99 | UK £399.99


Here’s the full press release from LEGO on this new set:

TRAVEL TO MORDOR WITH THE NEW LEGO LORD OF THE RINGS: BARAD-DÛR ™ SET
14th May 2024: Today the LEGO Group, in partnership with Warner Bros. Discovery Global Consumer Products, reveals the LEGO® Icons Lord of the Rings: Barad-Dûr set, inspired by the award-winning film adaptations. Now in brick form, the epic dark tower and Eye of Sauron build has many hidden fan “treasures” and story references from the Lord of the Rings.
Prepare to journey deep into the heart of Middle-earth with the unveiling of the spectacular LEGO Icons Lord of the Rings: Barad-Dûr set! With its imposing 5,471 pieces, this awe-inspiring masterpiece brings to life the dark tower of Mordor in stunning detail, packed with thrilling features and beloved characters from Tolkien’s timeless saga. The journey through the dark tower continues with the throne room – which includes a compartment that opens to reveal a map, and a ladder on the top floor of the tower that can be moved left and right.
At the summit lies the Eye of Sauron that rotates in various directions and features a light brick to make the eye glow. There are also 10 minifigures, including Sauron™, Mouth of Sauron™, Orc™, Frodo, Sam, Gollum™ and Gothmog.
The build is split into four main sections, with the tower section being fully modular. LEGO fans with more than one copy of the set will be able to stack this section to build a taller tower.

LEGO® Lord of the Rings: Barad-Dûr
Age: 18+
Price: 459.99 EUR, 399.99 GBP, 459.99 USD
Pieces: 5,471
Product No.: 10333
Dimensions: W:30 CM, L: 45 CM, H/D:83 CM
Available: LEGO Insiders 1st June, All 4th June
Link: www.LEGO.com/LOTR

The LEGO® Icons Lord of the Rings: Barad-Dûr set are available for LEGO Insiders from 1st June 2024 at www.LEGO.com/LOTR and LEGO Stores for all from 4th June priced at €459.99 / £399.99/ $459.99/699.99 AUD/3899 CNY/189990 HUF/599.99 CAD/10999 MXN. When purchasing the set between 1-7th June, fans will also get a free LEGO Lord of the Rings Fell Beast set.

2 comments on “We return to a brick-built Middle Earth with LEGO Icons The Lord of the Rings 10333 Barad-Dûr [News]

  1. George Stegmann

    I’m an AFOL and big LOTR fan, but unfortunately I can’t imagine displaying this in my house. Just too dark and disturbing.

  2. David

    We never saw the interior of the tower so the back side of this set is all made up, right?

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