Asked by those awesome folks at The LEGO Group
Stuck in Plastic was asked by The LEGO Group to do a creative review for the blog about the Hogwarts Hospital Wing.
This is the third out of four new sets that were released in early March.
So yes, expect a fourth one coming.
Here is a link to one and two in case you missed it.
My first idea about this set is that it looks good and that it fits perfect in with the other sets of the Potterverse.
Even the top and bottom of this building can be taken apart so you can add them to the other modules from the Hogwarts castle.
The Hogwarts Hospital Wing
To get to the hospital wing, you first have to climb the marble stairs. And it is located on the first floor. In this part of the castle, the sick are under the constant watch of Madam Pomfrey, the nurse of the school.
The best care
The room is full of beds. Madam Pomfrey is very sweet, but can be strict when she wants the patients to rest. Some wounds or curses Madam Pomfrey cannot heal. If so, you will be taken to St Mungo’s Hospital for Magical Maladies and injuries for further treatment.
In this set Ron Weasley has a broken leg that he accidentally got by Sirius Black. The minifig has a head with 2 faces and you can see he is in really bad pain with his leg. So the task of Madam Pomfey is to get Ron Weasley as comfortable as possible in the hospital.
Hermione Granger is also familiar with the hospital wing as she was treated for yellow boils which completely covered her hands. Hermione Granger was sent an envelope covered with a substance from an unknown sender. When she touched the substance it looked like she was wearing very thick and knobbly gloves….that’s why she has bandages on her hands to heal.
Harry….a returning patient
Every year that Harry is at Hogwarts, he is in the hospital (for a while). Sometimes with serious injuries and sometimes only minors. The friends are so close that they always visit each other at the Hogwarts Hospital.
This set was based on the famous scene from Harry Potter The prisoner of Azkaban. And with this set you can replay endless magical stories as well as invent new ones. Like i said in the beginning, this set is one of the modular settings that can be attached to the Hogwarts Castle. If you remove the beam on the inside of the Hogwarts Hospital Wing, you can open up the Hospital to make room to display all the minifigures in it properly.
Details of the set
The Set contains a lot of details. There are three beds and a screen for some privacy. It has the stroller with the magic potions and candy. Harry and Hermione using The Time Turner in the bell tower. You can turn one of the the turrets to move the hands of the clock to travel time. There is also a package with Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans. And ofcourse the Skele-Gro can’t be missed in this set.
As a very late to the party Harry Potter fan, i really like this set. It is not a very big set but it has a lot of story telling scenes in it, and if you are the owner of The Hogwarts Castle i think this will be a wonderfull addition to that set. And if you aren’t, than the set is also perfect to stand on it’s own.
I like all the small details that are in the set and gives you magical combinations of story telling and, for me as a photographer, a lot of beautiful photos to create.
Hope you enjoyed my review!