“Harry Potter: The Exhibition” Is Moving to Lisbon!

Portuguese Harry Potter fans, get your wands at the ready! Harry Potter: The Exhibition is coming your way! Announced earlier today, September 25, the next stop for the international exhibition is Lisbon, Portugal’s capital and largest city.

According to the press release from Warner Bros., the exhibition will open in Lisbon on November 16. It will then run through April 8, 2020. Tickets will be available for purchase this weekend, beginning Saturday, September 28.

The Pavilion of Portugal will be the first venue in Portugal to host thousands of authentic costumes and props from the Harry Potter films. Guests will get the chance to see the props displayed in settings inspired by Hogwarts itself. Interactive opportunities include the chance to toss around a Quaffle or pull a baby mandrake from its pot.

While Lisbon is the first location in Portugal to host the exhibition, it isn’t the first destination worldwide.

Harry Potter: The Exhibition made its world premiere in Chicago in April 2009 before traveling on to Boston, Toronto, Seattle, New York, Sydney, Singapore, Tokyo, Edmonton, Sweden, Cologne, Paris, Shanghai, Brussels, the Netherlands, Madrid, Milan, Berlin and Valencia. Finally, on November 16th [sic] it opens in Lisbon for the first time at the Pavilion of Portugal.

Tickets will go on sale on Saturday, September 28. For more information about the exhibition or how you can get tickets, visit the exhibition’s Portuguese-language website.

Check out the poster and official press release below!

 

The poster for "Harry Potter: The Exhibition" in Lisbon, Portugal

Official poster

 

Press Release

HARRY POTTERTM: THE EXHIBITION TO DEBUT IN PORTUGAL
THE EXHIBITION THAT CELEBRATES THE HARRY POTTER FILM SERIES ARRIVES IN LISBON ON NOVEMBER 16TH [sic] AT THE PAVILION OF PORTUGAL

(25 September – Lisbon, Portugal) This fall, Harry Potter fans and families will have the chance to experience Harry Potter: The Exhibition, which opens on the 16th of November and runs through [the] 8th of April 2020. The Pavilion of Portugal is the first venue in Portugal to host the Wizarding World[-]themed exhibition. Tickets will go on sale this Saturday, September 28th [sic].

Experience the amazing craftsmanship of thousands of authentic costumes and props from the Harry Potter films, in this 1,500-square-meter exhibition, produced by GES Events in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products. The authentic artifacts will be artfully displayed in settings inspired by the Hogwarts™ film sets, including the Great Hall, Hagrid’s hut and the Gryffindor™ common room, among others.

As guests tour through the exhibition space, they will have the opportunity to view some of the most iconic props and costumes from the Harry Potter films. Enter the Quidditch™ area and toss a “Quaffle,” pull [out] a baby [m]andrake, tour a re[-]creation of Hagrid’s hut, and encounter creatures such as Buckbeak and the giant Acromantula spider. Along the way, fans will also encounter Harry Potter’s original wand and eyeglasses, costumes from the Yule Ball and much more.

Harry Potter: The Exhibition made its world premiere in Chicago in April 2009 before traveling on to Boston, Toronto, Seattle, New York, Sydney, Singapore, Tokyo, Edmonton, Sweden, Cologne, Paris, Shanghai, Brussels, the Netherlands, Madrid, Milan, Berlin and Valencia. Finally, on November 16th [sic] it opens in Lisbon for the first time at the Pavilion of Portugal.

TICKETS ON SALE SEPTEMBER 28 AT WWW.HARRYPOTTEREXHIBITION.PT

Pavilion of Portugal | November 16, 2019 – April 8, 2020

Mary W.

I am a Slytherin, a lifelong fan of Harry Potter, and a member of MuggleNet staff since 2014. In my Muggle life, I am passionate about human rights, and I love to travel around the world and meet new people.