The best Lego® storage boxes. The big guide

Published: Wed, 03 Aug 2022
By: Brickfact

Welcome to the world of the colourful building bricks - Both children and adults have a lot of fun with Lego®. They design, build and play. With all the building fun, order is quickly lost and chaos begins. The nightmare of a master builder is surely that Lego bricks could get lost. To avoid this scenario, it is advisable to use Lego storage boxes.

Lego® bricks unsorted

Lego storage boxes help you to keep an overview and keep order. In addition, it is possible to sort different Lego bricks so that, for example, you can start building more quickly. Storage boxes are also a good solution for builders who want to dismantle Lego sets and store them properly. Lego storage boxes are also recommended if there are small children under the age of 3 in the household. Due to their small size, Lego bricks lying around pose a choking hazard for small children.  

As you can see, Lego storage boxes not only keep things tidy, but also have many other useful features. In the following, we will show you what you should look for when buying your storage box. We also present different types of boxes and give recommendations. 

What Lego® storage boxes are there?

The selection of Lego® storage boxes is large. Depending on the purpose, different types of storage boxes are suitable. On the one hand, there are storage boxes that are intended for storing a large and unsorted quantity of bricks. These usually have a large storage space. On the other hand, there are also boxes with compartments and drawers. These types of boxes are suitable for storing different small parts, among other things.

Lego® storage boxes for bricks

Large Lego® storage boxes are suitable for storing a large unsorted amount of bricks. You can also use them to store a large quantity of the same bricks. 

The 8-Stud Storage Brick has a capacity of 12 litres and is suitable for storing a large amount of Lego bricks. The Lego storage box is available in different colours and as a highlight it is possible to stack several boxes on top of each other. The box has the design of a Lego brick. With dimensions of 50 x 25 x 18 cm (length x width x height), the box is also space-saving.

8-Stud Storage Brick

TheLego 4-Stud Storage Brick serves as a matching addition. This resembles the small 2 x 4 building blocks of the Danish toy manufacturer. With dimensions of 25 x 12.5 x 18 cm and a capacity of 6 litres, the storage box is half the size of the8-Stud storage box. It is also possible to combine the two storage boxes and put them on top of each other.

Lego® Miscellaneous 5007128 4-Stud Storage Brick

The Lego storage head with a capacity of 8.5 litres can also be combined with the Lego storage bricks.

Lego® Miscellaneous 5006161 Storage Head – Small, Silly

You don't care about the design of the storage box and you just want to store a large amount of Lego bricks? In this case, the Grizzly 5 x storage boxes are a cost-effective alternative. The boxes are available in different sizes.

The disadvantage of Lego storage boxes without compartments and drawers is that it is difficult to sort individual parts.

Lego® storage boxes for individual parts

If you want to sort and store many different Lego® pieces, it is recommended to use boxes with drawers and compartments. These allow you to keep order and maintain an overview.

The previously mentioned Lego storage bricks are also available with drawers. The Lego 8 Stud Red Storage Brick Drawer has a capacity of 9.4 litres and can be combined with the other storage bricks.

Lego® Gear 5006131 LEGO 8 Stud Red Storage Brick Drawer

The Lego Storage Brick Multipack also match the series.

The Belle Vous Stackable Storage Box, for example, offers more compartments and thus possibilities for storing stones. The storage box has 50 individual compartments, the sizes of which can be adjusted individually. The lego storage box is suitable for storing many different small parts.

Buy Lego® storage box: Checklist

To help you find the right Lego® storage box for your needs, we have summarised the points you should consider when making your selection in the following checklist. These include, among others:

  • Size/volume 
  • Shape & colour
  • Intended use

Which Lego® bricks are to be stored?

For storage boxes for Lego® bricks, you should consider in advance what kind of bricks you want to store. If you have a large quantity of unsorted bricks that can be mixed together, simple storage boxes are suitable. However, if you want to store different individual pieces, it is advisable to buy a storage box with compartments . This makes sorting easier and helps you to keep an overview.

Are compartments to sort needed?

As just mentioned, it is advisable to consider a storage box with compartments if you have different Lego® pieces. storage boxes with compartments are useful, for example, if you want to disassemble Lego sets and then store them in an orderly fashion.

Which box size?

The size of your Lego® storage box depends on how many bricks you want to store. The capacity in litres, for example, can be used as a measure for comparison.

Child or adult?

The storage box is intended for your child's Lego® bricks? In this case, the Lego storage bricks are an attractive option. The bricks are colourfully designed and can be inserted into each other just like Lego bricks themselves. If the storage box is intended for adult builders and the design is secondary, you can fall back on inexpensive and simple alternatives..

Conclusion: The right Lego® storage box

The type of Lego® storage box you choose should depend on your requirements. If you have a large amount of Lego bricks that can be mixed together, simple storage boxes are a good option. However, if you want to store different individual pieces, it is advisable to consider storage boxes with compartments

Use the checklist to find the storage box that suits you best. 

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