All Aboard the Hogwarts Express

  • The new, permanent section of the Studio Tour offers a glimpse into how some of the films’ most iconic scenes were created.

    The new, permanent section of the Studio Tour offers a glimpse into how some of the films’ most iconic scenes were created.

  • The 78-year-old working engine used in film production will be rigged with special effects as part of the studio tour.

    The 78-year-old working engine used in film production will be rigged with special effects as part of the studio tour.

  • The carriages' 'windows' demonstrate the processes used to create iconic scenes including the escape of Harry's first Chocolate Frog and the Dementor attack.

    The carriages' 'windows' demonstrate the processes used to create iconic scenes including the escape of Harry's first Chocolate Frog and the Dementor attack.

  • Visitors can pretend to vanish into the world of wizardry at Platform 9 3/4.

    Visitors can pretend to vanish into the world of wizardry at Platform 9 3/4.

  • The sweet trolley on Platform 9 3/4 sells confections enjoyed by Harry and his friends on the Hogwarts Express.

    The sweet trolley on Platform 9 3/4 sells confections enjoyed by Harry and his friends on the Hogwarts Express.

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Even though the cinematic series of Harry Potter concluded in 2011, fans of the world of wizardry still have something to squeal about with the expansion of the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London−The Making of Harry Potter. Having opened in 2012, the Studio Tour gives visitors behind-the-scenes secrets and up-close encounters with the movies’ authentic sets, which now include the highly-anticipated original Hogwarts Express steam engine housed within a recreation of the magical Platform 9 3/4.

A frenzy of photo-sessions are sure to ensue as visitors are able to walk along the train’s adjoining carriages and sit in the one that was used during filming. Visitors can also rummage through a set of prop luggage on display revealing different items owned by the franchise’s beloved characters. After explorations are through, visitors can take home a piece of the magic from the train-themed souvenir shop, stocking sweets inspired by the Harry Potter films and specifically Hogwarts Express.

Tickets are not available at the attraction, so be sure to pre-book them online or by phone at 44-0845/084-0900.

For more information, visit Warner Bros. Studio Tour

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