The magical world of Harry Potter made it's first stop in Asia, right here in Singapore! *squeal*

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The exhibition features hundreds of artifacts in settings inspired by the film sets + authentic costumes and props worn and handled by the actors and crew in the movie themselves!

I've watched all the 8 movies, so this Muggle here is of course very excited to be at Marina Bay Sand's ArtScience Museum to take a peek into what it's like in a place with all that Witchcraft and Wizardry.


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Admission Prices

Adult: $24 (Singapore Resident: $20)
Senior: $21 (Singapore Resident: $18)
Child (2-12 years old): $14 (Singapore Resident: $13)

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Audio guides are available for rent, at $6 each.

I would recommend you to get it if you aren't into the whole Harry Potter thing, because I suppose it'd be quite informative? I got it for Titanic: The Exhibition and I was definitely much more well-informed. You just have to input the number shown on the exhibit artifacts into the audio guide and you would be able to hear the commentaries.

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Do take note that the exhibition is a timed entry so as to control the crowd going into the exhibition.

For example, my ticket states "3pm to 3.59pm". I might not be able to get into the exhibition if I decide to go in even later than the stated time depending on the crowd. So buy the tickets only when you're ready to go in!

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Just outside the exhibition is the Flying Ford Anglia (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)! It's the car that flew Harry and Ron to Hogwarts in their Second Year, when they missed the Hogwarts Express. It's also the invisible car~ It has appeared in many other scenes in Harry Potter!

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I went to the exhibition with Yanni! We blocked the whole long line of people behind us just to take this picture, hahaha oops!

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We are ready, are you?

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Just before we went into the exhibition area, there's a photo taking session outside where they lent us wands and scarves from either Gryffindor or Slytherin as "props".

Of course, we didn't buy the photos because they were too expensive for poor students like us *sigh*

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I love how they displayed the posters of all 8 movies just before we officially went into the exhibition to be amazed!


I didn't take any photos of the artifacts because photography is not allowed..

Well, the exhibition definitely brought back so much memories! I've watched the series of Harry Potter movies since I was a little girl; the actors grew from little cute kids to matured individuals now.. It's like we grew up together. How time flies! There were so many familiar artifacts that I remember so clearly, and also a tv display at the side that showed snippets of scenes from the movie. I was quite surprised that they have Mandrakes there that you can pull out of the pots and they'll wail! It can be quite annoying if all is pulled at the same time though.

One thing that I want to complain about it how short the exhibition was! I was definitely expecting more stuff. Hey, it's 8 movies! :( Oh well.. I shall not be a spoiler, but do expect the exhibition to be about the Hogwarts Arrival, Gryffindor's Common Room, Gryffindor's Boy Dormitory, Hogwarts Classes, Quidditch, Hagrid's Hut (boy is he super tall), The Forbidden Forest, Dark Forces and Great Hall!

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There is a exhibition shop when you come to the end of the exhibition, but everything there is so overpriced! The cheapest items were probably the Chocolate Frog with collectible cards and Bertie Bott's Jellybeans at $6 T^T

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Do remember to bring lots and lots of cash! I wanted to buy the Deathly Hallows necklace, but it's a whooping $120. That's almost like daylight robbery.

Do take note that there is a no re-entry policy! Once you step into the exhibition shop, you cannot go back into the exhibition area again.


Harry Potter: The Exhibition will run from 2 June - 30 September 2012, from 10am to 10pm daily.
Venue: Marina Bay Sand, ArtScience Museum.

7 comments

  1. what else do they sell there?

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    1. Wands, maps, t-shirts, scarfs, pens, Harry Glasses etc. Quite a lot of stuff actually!

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  2. Thanks for sharing! Definitely gonna go for this! :D

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  3. Definitely want to go. Do you think I should book online if Im going on a weekday or it's okay to buy at the counter? Did you see the price of the wands?

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    1. Weekdays should be much better coz not as many people! And yeah, if you're Singaporean, buy the tickets from the counters at MBS instead of the ArtScience Museum itself. The wands were pretty pricey, but < $100 ;)

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