With the eighth Harry Potter story, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” coming to shelves and stage this July and the series’ prequel film, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them set to debut this November, there is renewed enthusiasm surrounding the boy wizard. There’s a host of Harry Potter related events throughout 2016 fueling excitement among aspiring wizards, and City Wonders, a global tour operator, has partnered with Warner Bros. Studios in London to create the only guided Making of Harry Potter tour. Only through City Wonders, travelers can enjoy a unique fully guided tour with a dedicated Studio Tour guide who will reveal secrets and take guests through a behind-the-scenes journeys of the original sets, props and costumes from all eight of the films. Continue reading for additional details.
From City Wonders Press Release
City Wonders, a global tour operator, has partnered with Warner Bros. Studio Tour London to create this one-of-a-kind fully-guided The Making of Harry Potter tour available now. Only through City Wonders, travelers can enjoy a unique fully guided tour with a dedicated Studio Tour guide who will reveal secrets and take guests through a behind-the-scenes journeys of the original sets, props and costumes from all eight of the films.
“It is a great privilege to work with Warner Bros. Studio Tour London,” says Ross Mantione, Vice President of Corporate Strategy for City Wonders. We’ve worked together for over a year to bring this unique fully-guided studio tour to life and to provide a premium behind-the-scenes experience for fervent Harry Potter fans.”
On this one-of-a-kind tour, guests will take a look inside the Gryffindor common room, walk along the famous cobbled street of Diagon Alley, visit the original Hogwarts Express locomotive and Platform 9 ¾, where they can pose with a luggage trolley as it disappears through the platform wall, Hagrid’s Hut, the Potions classroom and Professor Umbridge’s office at the Ministry of Magic – all while being captivated by the secrets and insights shared by the guide.
The Making of Harry Potter tour will begin in Central London where travelers will meet their City Wonders guide, who will accompany them to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London via train. Travelers will enjoy timed access and what makes this tour truly unique, a dedicated Studio Tour guide, who will reveal and explain the wonders encountered throughout this special tour including the original sets, props and costumes from all eight of the Harry Potter films. Once the guided tour comes to an end, guests can enjoy priority re-entry to continue exploring the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London at their leisure and when ready, they can return to central London. In addition to being the only fully-guided tour of its kind, guests can re-enter The Studios after their guided tour, offering increased value. The tour will operate daily at 9am and will cost £129 per adult and £119 per child, including a Butterbeer.