Attention all Harry Potter fans! Get ready to don your robes and grab your wands because the magical world of Harry Potter is coming to New York City. Starting on May 19th, Herald Square will host an exciting exhibit featuring artifacts and costumes from the iconic film series. From the Great Hall’s dining table to the infamous Sorting Hat. And we had the chance to take a first Look At The Harry Potter: Exhibition NYC this week.
This exhibition promises to be a treat for all. We’ll give you a sneak peek at what you can expect from this fascinating experience. It will transport you directly into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. So, let’s dive right in!
First Look At The Harry Potter: Exhibition NYC
The all-new behind-the-scenes exhibition creates memorable moments for all Harry Potter fans. As they are about to embark on a one-of-a-kind journey into the iconic moments, characters, settings, and beasts. Visitors will experience the beautifully crafted environments that honor many of the unforgettable moments that fans and audiences have loved for more than two decades.
Getting an up-close look at everything from original costumes to authentic props. Harry Potter™: The Exhibition takes guests through innovative, magical environments using best-in-class immersive design and technology. As visitors explore each gallery, their interactions are captured using RFID wristbands to deliver unique and personalized experiences linked to their visitor profile.
Exhibition Gallery Highlights:
From Page to Screen Gallery
Showcases a first edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone encased in a Gringotts-inspired vault and is surrounded by inspirational video and literary quotes, reconnecting guests to the story as they are introduced to the exhibition.
Hogwarts Castle Gallery
Features an immersive multimedia experience with iconic elements like the Whomping Willow, Dementors, and the Marauder’s Map, where guests will see their names appear, prompting them to continue their exploration of the exhibition.
The Great Hall Gallery
It’s a space that allows visitors to celebrate magical seasonal moments in its iconic architecture.
The Hogwarts Houses Gallery
sets the foundation for the exhibition experience, allowing guests the opportunity to experience more personalized moments with the Hogwarts house they select during their pre-registration. While guests may gravitate towards one house, this gallery will enable visitors to experience all of the Hogwarts houses in a celebratory hall featuring an iconic Sorting Hat, perfect for photo ops, while surrounded by freshly designed house crests on meticulously created stained glass windows.
Hogwarts Classrooms are filled with iconic props, creatures, and costumes. You will be able to interact with magical lessons and games through a digital touchscreen that reveals secrets about iconic classroom moments. Brew potions in the Potions Classroom. Predict the future in Divination. Pot a mandrake in the Herbology Greenhouse, and use their digital wand to defeat a boggart in Defense Against the Dark Arts.
An exclusive collection of Harry Potter: The Exhibition merchandise will be available in the onsite retail shop for guests to celebrate their fandom through an assortment of themed collections. Fans can choose from a range of products such as apparel, jewelry, and edible treats, including fan-favorite Chocolate Frogs and bottled Butterbeer. As well as merchandise not available at any other Wizarding World experience.
The Harry Potter: Exhibiting Ticketing Information
If you’re dying to know how and where to purchase tickets, we’ve got all the details for you right here.
First things first, let’s talk about where you can buy your tickets. You’ll be able to purchase tickets directly from their website. The official ticketing website for the Harry Potter exhibit – easy peasy!
Now, onto the important stuff: how do you actually get your hands on those coveted tickets? Well, it’s pretty simple. First, head over to harrypotterexhibit.com and browse through available dates and times for your visit. Once you’ve found a time that works for you, simply click “Buy Tickets” and follow the prompts.
Pricing will vary depending on when you choose to go prices start at $29 for adults (weekdays tend to be less expensive than weekends) and whether or not you opt for any add-ons like audio guides or VIP ticket experience. But no matter what package you choose, we promise it’ll be worth every penny!
One thing to keep in mind: due to high demand, tickets may sell out quickly – especially during peak tourist season. We recommend purchasing your tickets as soon as possible so that you don’t miss out on this magical experience.