Enchanting ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ Exhibition Comes to NYC Next Weekend!

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Wildly popular in London, Harry Potter: A History of Magic will make its way to New York City this year! The exciting exhibition is currently being shown at London’s British Library, but Pottermore announced earlier this year that the exhibit would come to the U.S. in October.

Well, it’s almost October and we’re pumped! Running from this upcoming Friday, October 5, 2018, through January 27, 2019, the exhibit will be featured at the New-York Historical Museum and Library.

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Illustration by Jim Kay © Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 2016 via New-York Historical Society

“The exhibition marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in the United States by Scholastic,” explains the Pottermore announcement. The exhibition is set to include:

Their exhibition included everything from Jim Kay’s original artwork to ancient ‘magical’ manuscripts to notes written by J.K. Rowling. When the exhibit moves to New York it will be augmented with special items from the collections of both the New-York Historical Society and Scholastic, so don’t expect it to be identical…

If you haven’t already, can you book your ticket now through the Museum website

featured image source: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone /IMDb