Explore is a LEGO category that had 128 sets released in 2002-2004. This page details statistics of this theme, derived from all of the reviews Brick Insights has gathered and interpreted. You'll find a breakdown of the following:
Let's get the best part done first. These are the highest rated Explore sets of all time.
is the average rating of all Explore sets.
This rating is the average of all 2 scored sets in Explore. Compared to other categories this is bad. 126 unscored sets are not included. 2% of all sets in this category are scored. Here's the distribution of all categories and where Explore is in relation to the others.
To know what it takes for a set to get a score and thus be included in these calculations, check out the FAQ.
Years without scored sets are not included.
Alright, so that's the rating. But are the sets generally recommended? The data we've collected shows that the majority of Explore sets are considered not recommended:
Total: 73 / 128
Not all sets in our database are marked as recommended or not. We currently have 55 sets in Explore that are considered unknown. They are excluded from these calculations.
A set is considered recommended when the majority of reviews recommend it. If you're interested in knowing when a review is considered a recommendation, I keep that reasoning updated in Brick Insights FAQ. I've also written an article detailing the recommendation distribution of all reviews.
Since part prices vary a lot depending on part types, Brick Insights attempts to group similar categories together. We call these meta-categories comparable categories. Explore is bundled into Baby along with these:
The average price per part (PPP) of all Baby sets is 1.45. The average PPP for Explore is 2.15. Meanwhile, the average price per minifig (PPM) in Baby is 19.17 and the average PPM for Explore is 14.53.
All prices are adjusted for inflation.