Harry Potter: A History of Magic (Oct 2017)

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, 96 Euston Road, St. Pancras, London51.529985 -0.127015
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0330 333 1144

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9.30 AM to 6 PM (Mon, Wed-Fri); 9.30 AM to 8 PM (Tue); 9.30 AM to 5 PM (Sat); 11 AM to 5 PM (Sun)
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If you're an avid fan of Harry Potter then you've probably spent more than a few minutes daydreaming about divination, pondering the peculiarities of potions, and keeping half-an-eye open for enchanting creatures.

Well now you can learn about all of these and more at the British Library, as they unveil some of the rare books, old manuscripts and magical objects from their extensive collection, exploring the folklore and traditions which are at the heart of the Harry Potter novels.

They will also be exhibiting some of the original drafts and drawings by JK Rowling and illustrator Jim Kay.

 

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If you enjoy British Library then you might like to visit Charles Dickens Museum (walk it in 14 mins or catch the tube from Kings Cross St Pancras to Russell Square), Dr. Johnson’s House (walk it in 28 mins or catch the tube from Kings Cross St Pancras to Temple), Globe Theatre (catch the train from Kings Cross St Pancras to Southwark), Keats’ House (catch the train from Kings Cross St Pancras to Hampstead) and Sherlock Holmes Museum (walk it in 30 mins or catch the tube from Kings Cross St Pancras to Baker Street)

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