9 Best Dinosaur Lego Sets

by Last Updated: Sep 12, 2023All Legos

In this article, I will review the 9 best dinosaur Lego sets that you can buy. When I was a kid, I was a big dinosaurs fan. I even had some books about dinosaurs or a dinosaurs’ stickers collector’s album. So writing about Lego dinosaur models brings me memories from my childhood. For this summary I have chosen 9 sets that are from various Lego categories. Some of them are from the Lego Jurassic World theme too. And if you like dragons too, you might like to check out my other article that lists the top Lego dragons sets.

Let’s start with my reviews:

1. Lego Ideas Dinosaur Fossils 21320


Lego Dinosaur Fossils Box


The first model on my list is my favorite Lego dinosaur set. I have recently bought this Lego model myself and I have also written an article about it here: Lego Ideas Dinosaur Fossils review (it includes more photos too). For me, this is the best dinosaur Lego toy because it includes 3 dinosaurs (actually dinosaur skeleton sets – fossils): Tyrannosaurus rex, Triceratops and Pteranodon. It includes 2 minifigures as well: a Lego paleontologist and a sapiens skeleton figure. Also, I need to say that the Lego Ideas theme is a special one – actually all Lego Ideas sets were not designed by Lego designers but by ordinary people who had submitted their Lego ideas to the Lego company. So I must say that I really admire the person who has designed this model. The building kit is pretty big, it includes 910 pieces in total.

2. Lego Creator Mighty Dinosaurs 31058


Lego Creator Dinosaur Set


The second one on my list is the smallest model of my reviews. It has 174 pieces.The speciality of this model is a 3-in-1 set. Most Lego sets are 2-in-1, which means they have a B model. But this one even has a C model. So you can build with it 3 dinosaurs: T Rex, Triceratops and Pterodactyl (the flying dinosaur). It is a really nice model for kids of the age 7-12. The T Rex model is 4 inch (11 cm) tall.

3. Lego Jurassic World Giganotosaurus & Therizinosaurus Attack 76949


Lego Jurassic World Dinosaurs Lego set


This set provides a great opportunity for dinosaur loving kids aged 9+ to explore the Jurassic World. It has 810 pieces that include 2 dinosaurs (Giganotosaurus and Therizinosaurus), 6 minifigures (the main characters of the movie) and bricks to build your own HQ. The HQ consist of a lab, an observation tower with platform designed to collapse, a garage for a buggy, and a helicopter with a cargo space and spinning rotors. If you already have some other LEGO Jurassic World sets, this one is compatible with them, so you can easily extend your LEGO collection and experience even more fun and endless possibilities for play.

Dimensions of the lab: over 6.5 in. (16cm) high, 8 in. (21cm) long and 6.5 in. (16cm) wide

4. Lego Jurassic Park Brachiosaurus Discovery 76960


Lego Jurassic Park Dinosaur Lego set


This set was created to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Jurassic Park movie. Its main feature is the Brachiosaurus, which is the largest LEGO dinosaur ever made. The set also comes with 3 minifigures depicting the movie characters: Dr. Ellie Sattler, Dr. Alan Grant, and John Hammond. Together, there are 512 pieces, from which you can build a tree and a Jeep Wrangler. The tree has a platform for 3 minifigures, who can detach its leaves and “feed” them to the dinosaur. The Jeep also has places for all 3 minifigures, so that the kids aged 9+ can play and recreate the iconic movie scene of how the main characters encountered the Brachiosaurus for the first time.

Dimensions of the Brachiosaurus: over 9.5 in. (24cm) high, 10.5 in. (27cm) long and 2 in. (6cm) wide

5. Lego Jurassic Park Triceratops Research 76959


Lego Dinosaur Triceratops Research Set


Another of the commemorations of the 30th anniversary of the Jurassic Park movie is this 281-piece set depicting the scene of helping an ill Triceratops. The toy dinosaur is accompanied by 2 minifigures: Dr. Ellie Sattler and Dr. Ian Malcolm. Kids aged 8+ can build the Ford Explorer with authentic features of the movie car including an onboard navigation system. The set also contains a buildable Triceratops’ poop with the toxic berry element inside. To navigate your build, you can use the LEGO Builder app and do not forget that this set is compatible with other LEGO Jurassic World sets to explore the World of dinosaurs even more.

Dimensions of the Ford Explorer: over 3 in. (8cm) high, 6.5 in. (16cm) long and 2.5 in. (6cm) wide

6. Lego Jurassic World Triceratops Rampage 75937


Lego Triceratops Set


This is an another beautiful dinosaur Lego model. It is a triceratops. The set features and Egg Spinner ride (that includes an entrance gate as well), minifigure buggy and a collapsible fence. It also includes 4 minifigures that represent the Jurassic World movie characters: Simon Masrani, Owen Grady, Allison Miles and a tourist. It consists of 447 pieces and is ideal for kids that are 7 years old or older.

7. Lego Juniors Jurassic World Raptor Rescue Truck 10757


Lego Juniors Jurassic World


This is another Lego Juniors model on my list that is suitable for kids that are between 4-7 years old. It is a very nice small set that includes a green Raptor dinosaur figure with posable limbs and an opening mouth. It also includes an off-road truck with a cage and two minifigures; Owen and a tracker. The whole set includes 85 parts. The truck is 5″ (14 cm) long and the dinosaur is 2″ (7 cm) high. It is a very nice building kit ideal for small children.

8. Lego Jurassic World Dr. Wu’s Lab: Baby Dinosaur Breakout 75939


Lego Baby Dinosaur Breakout


With this building kit, you can pretend to be a creator of new dinosaur breeds. This building kit contains just 164 Lego bricks and it is recommended for all children who are 6+ years old. It is a small set, but you can still build Dr. Wu’s Lab with all the details such as a brick-built dinosaur egg incubator, a microscope, a laptop, an adjustable robot arm, and much more.

It contains two minifigures and baby Ankylosaurus and Triceratops dinosaur figure. Children can recreate exciting Jurassic World scenes and invent new dinosaur breeds. This Lego set is perfect for beginners and it is easy to build.

9. Lego Jurassic World T. rex vs Dino Mech Battle 75938


Lego Jurassic World Set


The last set on my list includes a posable Dino-Mech, a T. rex, a volcanic rock and a boat with stud shooters. The volcanic rock can be opened and it includes a treasure chest inside. It includes 4 baby velociraptor figures: Charlie, Echo, Blue and Delta. It also includes 4 Jurassic Park movie minifigures: Claire Dearing, Owen Grady, Danny Nedermeyer and Vic Hoskins. It consists of 716 pieces and it is an ideal gift for kids that like dinosaurs and are 8 years old or older.


And this is the end of my list. If you read this article carefully, you have already known which one of these Lego models is my favorite one, that I also own. It is the first set, the Lego Dinosaur Fossils set. For me, it is an ideal kit neither big nor small. I prefer medium-sized Lego models. But I also like the Lego Jurassic World Giganotosaurus & Therizinosaurus Attack set (#3) as the dinosaur models looks really interesting. I hope, you have been able to choose your favorite one too.

Or, if you have small kids (who are 4-8 years old), consider one of the three smaller Lego dinosaur sets (the #6, #7, and #8) that I have mentioned in my list. And I would also combine them; I would buy two or all three sets so that my kids would have more types of dinosaurs to play with.


Author: Andrej

Lego enthusiast, big Lego Technic fan. I have been blogging about Lego since 2017, when I started this blog. When I’m not writing an article for this blog or building a Lego set, I’m probably riding my bike. You can find out more about me here.

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