17 Dec - 24 Jan

Building competition with LEGO by Hermitage Amsterdam


Winners will be given prominent exhibition space in the museum

Today the Hermitage Amsterdam starts a major building competition with LEGO. Suitable for the Christmas holidays in Corona time, because participants of all ages can build at home. The submission is also done digitally. The building competition is organized as part of the new Hermitage exhibition Tsars and Knights.

Experienced and less experienced builders are challenged to build the most imaginative knight world in LEGO bricks. Three categories apply to the competition: mighty castles, knight scenes and fantasy figures. A professional jury will choose a Top 3 from each category. The nine winning creations will be given a place of honor in the exhibition on the Knight’s Balcony in the new year.

Interested builders can register from today via Photos can be sent in until Sunday, January 24, 2021. The prize-winning works can be seen in the museum from Wednesday, February 24, 2021. More information about the competition via

Due to the corona measures, the museum is currently closed to the public. Visit for more information. The exhibition can be seen until the summer of 2021.

More information on the website