House of MinaLima to Remain Open

As so many London visitors and locals have discovered, tucked away in Soho behind the Palace Theatre (the home of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) is the delightful House of MinaLima. Showcasing the work of designers Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima, including the art of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films, the four-story house is the perfect stop for any fan. The exhibition/shop combination opened in 2016 and has become a staple of many Potter fans. Now, more visitors will have the chance to experience the talent of the design duo!

MinaLima announced on their Facebook page today that their shop on Greek Street will remain open:

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: We have some exciting news to share with you all! Our spells and potions have worked and House of MinaLima in London is staying open! If you are planning a visit to London, or you are a fully-fledged Londoner, make sure you come see us at 26 Greek Street, London W1D 5DE!

If you can’t quite make it to London at the moment, remember that MinaLima is setting up a temporary shop at the Universal Orlando Resort during the Celebration of Harry Potter this weekend! If you are around London, make sure you pop into the shop!

 

 

Have you visited the House of MinaLima? Will you be going again now that it will remain open? Let us know in the comments!

 

Press Release

House of MinaLima, home to graphic art prints from J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World and Warner Bros. Consumer Products to stay open in London
Address: House of MinaLima, 26 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 5DE
Opening hours: Monday-Sunday 12-7pm. Free Entry.
www.minalima.com

Following an unprecedented response from fans of J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World and graphic art fans alike, House of MinaLima, which was originally conceived as a temporary pop-up exhibition and shop will now keep its doors open to new and returning visitors.

The gallery-shop showcases award-winning studio MinaLima’s 15 years of creative collaboration in graphic design. The House boasts four floors of distinctive designs on display, from their renowned work on the Harry Potter films to more recent designs created for Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them as well as their illustrated collective nouns series and fairytale books.

These graphic designs have been reproduced as limited edition art prints that are available for sale at House of MinaLima. Authentic film props are also on display, on loan from Warner Bros. Studio Tour London so visitors can examine details of the artworks as they were originally created for the nine films from J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World.

Visitors to House of MinaLima will discover much more than a gallery and shop – an enchanting building featuring visual surprises within, it offers a truly immersive and memorable experience – for any Harry Potter or Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them enthusiast, it should be a ‘must’ on their destination wish list!

Alison Siggard

Alison is a Gryffinpuff and probably what Hermione Granger would be like in real life, from bossiness to reliance on books to bushy brown hair. She is a teacher, writer, traveler, and a lover of all kinds of stories and storytelling. She is MuggleNet's staff coordinator and a host on Alohomora!

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