Imagine Exhibitions in partnership with Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment and EMC Presents, have announced Harry Potter™: The Exhibition, the most comprehensive touring exhibition ever presented about the Wizarding World, will host its Asia Pacific premiere at The Londoner Macao in December 2023. Be among the first to learn about this experience and join the waitlist today at https://www.londonermacao.com/macau-events-shows/harry-potter-exhibition.html.
“Harry Potter: The Exhibition extends the storytelling for all fans of Wizarding World, giving them a rare opportunity to go behind-the-scenes and celebrate some of their favorite moments, characters, settings, and beasts from our beloved franchise,” said Peter van Roden, Senior Vice President of Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment. We are delighted to be bringing the world tour to Asia and our fans in Macao.”
Tom Zaller, President and CEO of Imagine Exhibitions, said: “Following record-breaking attendance around the globe, we’re excited for visitors of Macao to join us in celebrating this unique exhibition that is packed with original props and costumes, immersive environments, and magical media moments. Tickets will go on sale later this year, so stay tuned to our official channels for more information.”
Harry Potter™: The Exhibition takes visitors of all ages on a one-of-a-kind journey through the entire Wizarding World, using best-in-class immersive design and technology to celebrate some of the most iconic moments from the beloved books and films of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts. Upon entry, everyone is given an exhibition wristband to enhance their personalized experience. As visitors explore each gallery, their interactions are captured using the RFID wristbands then delivering their unique experiences to their visitor profile.
Visitors of Harry Potter™: The Exhibition can practice their Quidditch™ skills, brew a potion, pot a Mandrake, earn points for your Hogwarts™ house and more, all while learning behind-the-scenes filmmaking magic. It celebrates the iconic moments, characters, settings, and beasts as seen from the films and stories of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts™, as well as the wonders of the expanded Wizarding World, including the costumes, props, and imagery from the Tony® award-winning Broadway production Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Guests can experience the beautifully crafted environments that honor many of the unforgettable moments fans and audiences have loved for more than two decades, getting an up-close look at everything from original costumes to authentic props as they embark on a personalized journey through innovative, awe-inspiring, and magical environments using best-in-class immersive design and technology.
Dr. Wilfred Wong, President of Sands China Ltd., said: “We are thrilled to welcome the global phenomenon of Harry Potter: The Exhibition to The Londoner Macao. We are delighted to be the first tour stop in Asia for this spellbinding global tour which contributes to our diverse portfolio of non-gaming offerings and echoes the Macao Government Tourism Office’s ‘tourism+ entertainment’ cross-sector integration initiative.”
The immersive record-breaking exhibition premiered at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, PA and has welcomed over a million visitors and fans of the Wizarding World. It is currently showing in Paris and in New York.
Exhibition Gallery Highlights:
From Page to Screen Gallery showcases a first edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone encased in a Gringotts-inspired vault and is surrounded by inspirational video and literary quotes, reconnecting guests to the story as they are introduced to the exhibition.
Hogwarts Castle Gallery features an immersive multimedia experience with iconic elements like the Whomping Willow, Dementors, and the Marauder’s Map, where guests will see their name appear, prompting them to continue their exploration of the exhibition.
The Great Hall Gallery is a space that allows visitors to celebrate magical seasonal moments in its iconic architecture.
The Hogwarts Houses gallery sets the foundation for the exhibition experience, allowing guests the opportunity to experience more personalized moments with the Hogwarts house they select during their pre-registration. While guests may gravitate towards one house, this gallery will enable visitors to experience all the Hogwarts houses in a celebratory hall featuring an iconic Sorting Hat, perfect for photo ops, while surrounded by freshly designed house crests on meticulously created stained glass windows.
Hogwarts Classrooms are filled with iconic props, creatures, and costumes. Visitors will interact with magical lessons and games through digital touchscreens to reveal behind-the-scenes secrets about iconic classroom moments. They will brew potions in the Potions Classroom, predict the future in Divination, pot a mandrake in the Herbology Greenhouse, and use their digital wand to defeat a boggart in Defense Against the Dark Arts.
Hagrid’s Hut and The Forbidden Forest offer an interactive Patronus charm experience. Guests will then uncover iconic creatures, such as centaurs and Acromantula, hidden in the forest and explore inside a recreation of Hagrid’s Hut.
An exclusive collection of Harry Potter™: The Exhibition merchandise will be available in the onsite retail shop for guests to celebrate their fandom through an assortment of themed collections. Fans can choose from a range of products such as apparel, jewelry, and edible treats, including fan-favorite Chocolate Frogs and bottled Butterbeer, as well as merchandise not available at any other Wizarding World experience.