If you are a fan of the Harry Potter series, whether it be the books or films, you probably already know that you can now visit the world of Harry Potter right here in New York. This is a store that is like no other. It is not just about selling you merchandise, it is about giving you a magical experience.
While yes it is true they do have the largest variety of merchandise in the world, but just simply walking around this store will amaze you. Even if you haven’t seen the movies or read the books and know very little about Harry Potter, this store is so much fun!
There are virtual experiences where you get to use magic wands, fly on brooms and battle Death Eaters! You can order a mug of the famous Butterbeer (don’t worry parents, it’s non-alcoholic) or Butterbeer ice cream. You are welcome to go hunting for hidden easter eggs and other secrets throughout the store or posing for pictures with some of the real props from the movies.
You definitely need to know they are using a virtual queue, so you have to stop by the store and scan the QR code with your phone. When there is space to go in you get an alert and have one hour to show up. It is a max of 6 people per group and there are some charges for some of the events, but it is just too cool not to check it out. So, make some time this week and get ready to explore an entirely different world of magic!
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