Potter Exhibition

Harry Potter: The Exhibition is an international traveling exhibition that features hundreds of authentic props, costumes, artifacts, and set dressings from the films. It has been created for guests of all ages, and the average ticket price is around $25.00.

The original exhibition was created by Global Experience Specialists and toured between April 2009 and March 2020, making stops in 20 countries across North America, Australia, Asia, and Europe. It covered 10,000 to 14,000 square feet depending on the host venue and had items from Deathly Hallows – Part 2 added to it once production had wrapped on that film.

A new exhibition under the same name will debut in 2022 with its first stop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This exhibition, created by Imagine Exhibitions, will feature characters, settings, and beasts from Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts, and the expanded Wizarding World franchise in an immersive behind-the-scenes experience.

It will be larger than the first exhibition – between 10,000 and 20,000 square feet – and plans to revisit North America and Europe, as well as adding new stops in Latin America, the Asia-Pacific region, the Middle East, and Africa.

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General Summary
The exhibition starts with the sorting of three members from the tour group, where the Sorting Hat is placed on their head and tells them their house. Then visitors watch a short film about the exhibition and the Harry Potter fandom. Then you move to a room with multiple portraits on the wall that move and talk like at Hogwarts. The following room is similar to the Gryffindor common room with props such as the Golden Egg, glasses, beds, and the boys' school robes and Muggle clothes. The next room leads to the classrooms of Hogwarts. Two large sections are Slughorn's Potions classroom with many potions ingredients and books, and Lockhart's classroom with a collection of his books. Both include the professors' elaborate costumes. Next is Umbridge's office, which includes Educational Decrees.

The end of the room leads to the outdoor world of Harry Potter. There is a mini-Quidditch set up for people to play with. There is a replica of Buckbeak and the Hungarian Horntail and a version of Hagrid's Hut. You can sit in Hagrid's chair, which is one of the few things you are able to touch. You can also re-pot Mandrakes. This leads to a dark room with a Dementor and the robes of Voldemort and the Death Eaters with their masks. Dobby, Kreacher, and petrified student models are also there. The last room is the Great Hall. All of the dress robes and gowns from the Triwizard Tournament champions are there, along with other artifcats from the Yule Ball. There is also a long table with replica food, and a case of games, jokes, and candy from Zonko's, Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes, and Honeydukes. There are hundreds of other props throughout the exhibition.

So far the exhibition has been hosted in the following locations, in reverse chronological order (first stop is at the bottom). You can also read our staff and fan reports from each location, including our coverage of special events.

Lisbon, Portugal where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held is pictured.
Valencia, Spain, where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held, is pictured.
Potsdam, Germany, where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held, is pictured.
Milan, Italy, where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held, is pictured.
Madrid, Spain, where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held, is pictured.
Utretcht, the Netherlands, where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held, is pictured.
Brussels, Belgium, where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held, is pictured.
Shanghai, China, where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held, is pictured.
Paris, France, where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held, is pictured.
Cologne, Germany, where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held, is pictured.
Norrkoping, Sweden, where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held, is pictured.
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Tokyo, Japan, where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held, is pictured.
New York, USA, where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held, is pictured.
Singapore, Singapore, where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held, is pictured.
Sydney, Australia, where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held, is pictured.
New York, USA, where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held, is pictured.
Seattle, USA, where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held, is pictured.
Toronto, Canada, where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held, is pictured.
Boston, USA, where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held, is pictured.
Chicago, USA, where a Harry Potter Exhibition was previously held, is pictured.