Take a Scroll Through

LEGO® History

Check out our timeline and learn more about our innovations from the last 60 years.

1958

1962

1966

1970

1978

1984

1989

1990

1998

2005

2011

2018

In 1958, LEGO®

bricks are developed! 

Their “stud and tube” style has been popular for decades and is still used today.

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In 1962, we introduced

the LEGO® wheel!

Before the LEGO® wheel, children had to create them out of bricks. That means all their cars and trucks had square wheels, Daddy-o! Now LEGO® produces 381 million wheels every year.

Also this same year, the very first Walmart store opened!

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All aboard

for 1966! 

This year, one of our most successful series, the LEGO® Train System was released.

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The 1970s was a decade of

incredible growth! 

Walmart went public and LEGO® created some of their best-loved sets like the LEGO® City, and Lego Technic® (known as the Expert Builder) sets.

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In 1978,

the stork landed. 

It’s a boy! It’s a girl! It’s a mini-figure! The first mini-figures are born. They now come in most sets!

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Once upon a time,

it was 1984!

And the LEGO® Castle series launched. Sets come complete with knights and horses! And they all lived happily ever after.

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Ahoy, matey!

It’s 1989.

Shiver me timbers! This is the year LEGO® Pirates launched, ya landlubber!

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In 1990,

we had a solid foundation. 

By this year, Walmart was American’s #1 retailer, and LEGO® fans across the country swarmed the stores for their favorite sets.

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1998—what a

year! 

LEGO® Systems were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame, earning their place among all the classic toys we know and love.

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2005 was a year of

creative exploration. 

LEGO® Factory was introduced, enabling builders to design their own models online and purchase the elements to build them at home. Anything LEGO® innovators could imagine, they could create!

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In 2011 we

moved up in the world. 

As a part of the LEGO® Bricks in Space program, 13 LEGO® sets were brought to the International Space Station, where astronauts built models to see how they would react in microgravity.

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In 2018 LEGO®

celebrates 60 years. 

We’ve enjoyed being a part of your family. And we hope we get to continue building together for years to come.

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