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Confirmed: Seattle Next and Final Stop for Harry Potter: The Exhibition (Updated)

Posted by: Rosi
August 10, 2010, 05:51 PM

In a followup this evening to yesterday's post, Warner Bros. have issued a press release confirming that Seattle's Pacific Science Centre will be the final host for Harry Potter: The Exhibition. The exhibition will open on the 23rd of October, 2010 until the 30th of January, 2011 in Seattle, the only West Coast venue for the travelling exhibit. The press release reports that Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom) "was on hand today at the Pacific Science Centre to kick off the announcement."

Update: Photos of Lewis at the announcement in Seattle today can now be seen here in our galleries.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public via the Pacific Science Centre website or by telephoning (206) 443-2001 from this Saturday, 14th of August at 9am; Pacific Science Centre museum members can take part in a special pre-sale starting today, 10th August until 9am on Saturday, 14th of August:

General public admission to Harry Potter: The Exhibition is $26 for adults; $24 for seniors (65 and over) and youth (6-15); $17 for children (ages 3-5) and includes admission to all of Pacific Science Center’s exhibits.
The press release additionally briefly mentions the presence of new items from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" at the exhibition, as well as the showing of the forthcoming film in IMAX 3D at the Pacific Science Centre's Boeing IMAX Theatre from the 19th of November, 2010:
In partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, Global Experience Specialists, Inc. (GES) created the 10,000-square-foot experiential exhibition, which features hundreds of artifacts and costumes from all of the Harry Potter films, including new items from the highly-anticipated, two-part finale to the series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. To add to the excitement, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 will be presented in IMAX® 3D at Pacific Science Center’s Boeing IMAX Theater when the film opens on November 19, 2010.

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3777 Points

but it seems so epic i would hate to miss out

Posted by ZachBlack [ROAR] on August 11, 2010, 12:03 AM report to moderator
31 Points

Seriously? The last stop. SAD DAY!

Posted by IWannaWeasley on August 11, 2010, 01:19 AM report to moderator
31 Points

Seriously? The last stop. SAD DAY!

Posted by IWannaWeasley on August 11, 2010, 01:19 AM report to moderator

Last stop of the US I hope. I’m tired of everything taking place there. There are plenty of places who could welcome the exhibition in Europe (or Asia), with certainly a lot of people who’d like to visit it there. I hope the “last stop” thing will be updated and refined in the next few days.

Posted by Noz on August 11, 2010, 02:48 AM report to moderator
580 Points

Wow I am glad I went when it was in Chicago! Good news for those close to Seattle. I am sure this can’t be the last US stop, maybe they will add to the exhibit for the next round!

Posted by Rosie016 on August 11, 2010, 08:42 AM report to moderator
234 Points

YEEES! I live in Victoria just across the water from Seattle, I’m gonna be there next week but maybe I can convince my parents to go again before the exhibit leaves.

Posted by Meggie the Goose on August 11, 2010, 02:03 PM report to moderator

Okay, so for right now this Potter fan feels rather betrayed and sulky. Had they told us in the beginning that there were only going to be 3 or 4 stops in the US I’d have made a better attempt to get to Chicago (or Boston), but no they list one location at a time. Perhaps the exhibit creators don’t think a traveling show is needed now that the Wizarding World is open in Florida. Stinks just the same – it should have hit at least the lower 48 states. I do hope this is the final in round one and that it will return again after hitting spots around the globe. Still for now call me moaning myrtle jr.

Posted by Xyra44 on August 11, 2010, 04:25 PM report to moderator
4852 Points

Its awesome you MUST see it!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on August 11, 2010, 05:23 PM report to moderator
3134 Points

I’m so happy for you, Seattle-area fans! DO NOT MISS THIS! It is awesome.

1317 Points

Last stop? That just sucks. Do they think there are no Potter fans south of the Mason Dixon line???? What are we non-entities?

Posted by hewy on August 12, 2010, 01:58 PM report to moderator
4887 Points

Ughh why can’t they come to Southern California?!?!?! It’s just a little south from Washington!!! PLEASE COME TO CALIFORNIA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by NaRgLeS.WuZz.H3r3(: {Roar} on August 13, 2010, 12:31 AM report to moderator
80450 Points

Gee whiz Headmistress, nice to see ya!!!

Posted by Won_Two on August 13, 2010, 12:46 AM report to moderator
9414 Points

I hope they visit other countries.

Posted by sakuranbo07 on August 14, 2010, 08:09 AM report to moderator
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