Harry Potter exhibit comes to Singapore for a spell

Asian Potterheads will have every reason to rejoice in June this year when Harry Potter: The Exhibition comes to town.

From June 2, the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands will host the exhibit where fans can immerse themselves inside the magical wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling and immortalised in books and movies.

For the first time in Asia, fans will enjoy a firsthand look inside the Harry Potter films as they experience the amazing craftsmanship of hundreds of authentic costumes and props from the entire film series.

Visitors can look forward to seeing some of their favorite props and costumes from all the Harry Potter films, including Harry's iconic wand and eyeglasses, Professor Snape'sTM original costume, the Golden SnitchTM and the Gryffindor school uniforms. The exhibit will have themed vignettes such as the Gryffindor common room, Hagrid's hut, the Forbidden Forest, the Great Hall, and more.

Interactive features include the chance to to pull a Mandrake from its pot in the Herbology vignette and toss a Quaffle in the Quidditch area.

"The Harry Potter films were such a huge phenomenon throughout Asia that we are thrilled to be bringing fans the opportunity to experience a piece of the films with Harry Potter: The Exhibition in Singapore," said Karen McTier, executive vice president of Warner Bros. Consumer Products Domestic Licensing and Worldwide Marketing.

Tickets will be go on sale from May 1, 2012, and will be available for purchase on the ArtScience Museum website and all Marina Bay Sands box offices.

Created by Global Experience Specialists, Inc. (GES) in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, it will run from from June 2 until September 30, 2012.

Harry Potter: The Exhibition
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