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Explore the world of magic and delve into Harry Potter’s wizarding realm with Harry Potter: A History of Magic at the British Library!

20 October 2017 @ 8:00 am - 28 February 2018 @ 5:00 pm (£16)

Have you ever wanted to ponder the peculiarities of Potions, delve into Divination, or discover enchanting creatures? Now you can!

There’s a huge Harry Potter exhibit at the British Library until February 2018!

It features rare books, original manuscripts, and magical objects from the Library’s collection, capturing the magical world of Harry Potter and more.

There are also original drafts and drawings by J.K. Rowling and Jim Kay, who illustrated the picture books. Both are on display for the very first time.

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See a massive 16th–century scroll that explains how to create a real-life Philosopher’s Stone! Gaze at Sirius in the night sky as imagined by medieval astronomers.

Encounter hand-coloured pictures of dragons, unicorns and a phoenix rising from the flames…

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone with this extraordinary new addition to J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World.

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20 October 2017 @ 8:00 am
28 February 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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The British Library
96 Euston Rd, Kings Cross
London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
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