All Aboard! Hogwarts Express Conductor Gives Virtual Tour of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter!

The team at Universal Studios Hollywood is doing everything they can to prepare us for the spring opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. While fans of the boy wizard really don’t need any convincing, we’re all still snapping up every bread crumb they toss our way.

In a special inside look at the much-anticipated addition to the West Coast theme park, the Hogwarts Express conductor takes fans on a virtual tour of Hogsmeade, which you can experience below.


Did anyone else get goosebumps as soon as the music started? We sure did!

Our guide has graciously taken us through some of the best places to visit in Hogsmeade, including the Three Broomsticks, Ollivanders Wand Shop, Honeydukes, and the Owl Post, as well as revealed a few special hints that highlight some of the surprises the park has in store for visitors who are looking for the complete experience.

What was your favorite part of the virtual tour? Let us know by sending us a tweet using the hashtag #WizardingWorldHollywood or by leaving your thoughts in the comments section here or on Facebook!

Press Release

The Hogwarts Express Conductor Takes Guests on a Virtual Tour of “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” as Universal Studios Hollywood Continues its Countdown to the Land’s Highly-Anticipated Spring 2016 Opening

Universal City, California, November 19, 2015 – Universal Studios Hollywood debuts a series of virtual tour videos showcasing the Spring 2016 opening of “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, beginning with today’s insider’s look at the land hosted by the Hogwarts™ Express conductor.

The video, which can be viewed at Universal Studios Hollywood’s newly launched “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” interactive website and here, will highlight some of the land’s best-known shops and eating establishments, including Ollivanders™ wand shop, Three Broomsticks™ and Honeydukes™.

More than five years in the making, and inspired by J.K. Rowling’s compelling stories and characters that were brought to life in the Warner Bros. films, “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” will be masterfully recreated with impeccable detail as a real world interpretation at Universal Studios Hollywood. “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” will be faithful to the visual landscape of the fiction and films, including Hogwarts castle which will serve as its iconic focal point.

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About Universal Studios Hollywood: Universal Studios Hollywood, The Entertainment Capital of L.A.SM, includes a full-day, movie-based theme park and Studio Tour; the CityWalk entertainment, shopping and dining complex, the Universal CityWalk Cinemas and the “5 Towers” state-of-the-art outdoor concert venue. World-class rides and attractions include the renowned, behind-the-scenes Studio Tour featuring the intense “King Kong 360 3-D” attraction and the all-new “Fast & Furious—Supercharged” thrill ride as the Studio Tour’s grand finale. Other popular rides include the 3D-HD adventure, “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem” and immersive “Super Silly Fun Land,” the critically-acclaimed mega-attraction, “Transformers™: The Ride-3D,” “Revenge of the MummySM—The Ride,” “Jurassic Park® —The Ride,” “Springfield,” hometown of America’s favorite TV family, adjacent to the award-winning “The Simpsons RideTM” and the “Nighttime Studio Tour” which runs on select evenings.

About Warner Bros. Entertainment: Warner Bros. Entertainment is a global leader in all forms of entertainment and their related businesses across all current and emerging media and platforms. A Time Warner Company, the fully integrated, broad-based studio is home to one of the most successful collections of brands in the world and stands at the forefront of every aspect of the entertainment industry from feature film, television and home entertainment production and worldwide distribution to DVD, digital distribution, animation, comic books, video games and brand licensing, international cinemas and broadcasting.

HARRY POTTER, characters, names and related indicia are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR.


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