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Lego American Flag

Lego flag (detail)

As part of our Innovation Wing’s opening day celebration on July 1, 2015, LEGO® Master Builders, with assistance from museum visitors, used their imagination and ingenuity to create this representation of the U.S. flag as a testament to the role of invention and innovation in American life.

Fast facts

Height: 299.5 cm (9 feet, 10 inches)
Width: 386 cm (12 feet, 8 inches)
Weight: 248 kg (546 pounds)
Bricks used: 109,200
Construction time: 6 hours
Claim to fame: Largest U.S. flag ever constructed of LEGO® bricks