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THE MAGIC CAN BE EXPERIENCED EVEN LONGER DURING THE SEMESTER BREAK!

Januar 16, 2022

During the Viennese semester break, extended operating hours will be in place so that Harry Potter: The Exhibition can be experienced for up to 3 hours longer every day.

VIENNA, January 16, 2023 – Since its European Premiere on December 16, 2022, thousands of Wizarding World Fans have already visited the exhibition in Vienna’s METAStadt. Due to the popularity, Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment and Imagine Exhibition, Inc are excited to announce the increase of time slots during Vienna’s semester break, giving even more fans the opportunity to take their personalized behind-the-scenes journey through Harry Potter™: The Exhibition. 


Extended operating hours from February 4 – 12, 2023
Mon – Sun 09:00 – 21:30, last admission at 20:00 


At more than 3,000 m2, visitors will get an up-close look at authentic props and original costumes from some of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films and the expanded Wizarding World including Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and will have the opportunity to engage with innovative, awe-inspiring, and magical environments and installations in more than 20 rooms and in ways never before experienced in a touring exhibition. 


Harry Potter: Die Ausstellung was created and developed by Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment in partnership with Imagine Exhibitions in association with EMC Presents.


Operational Hours & Tickets

REGULAR OPERATING TIMES 

Mon – Thu | 10:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. | last admission at 6 p.m.
Fri | 10:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. | last admission at 7 p.m.
Sat | 9:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. | last admission at 7 p.m.
Sun | 9:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. | last admission at 6 p.m.

SEMESTER BREAK (February 4 – 12, 2023) 

Mon – Sun | 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. | last admission at 8 p.m.


With prices starting at € 29.90 (standard time slot ticket for adults on weekdays, excl. service fees), the interactive experience is a unique highlight for all ages. Discounts are available for children up to 15 years, students, senior citizens and people with disabilities. Children under the age of 3 can join the personalized journey for free. 


VIP tickets with flexible visit on the selected day including many exclusive goodies are a special highlight and popular gift

Tickets can be booked at HarryPotter-Ausstellung.at and at all oeticket ticket outlets


For groups and school classes, please also contact our tourism team at [email protected]


Note on sold-out slots and categories 

Due to the great interest, some slots and ticket categories are currently sold out, so make sure you book your tickets as soon as possible so you don’t miss out on this unique experience. 


All further information on tickets, opening hours and FAQs can be found at HarryPotter-Ausstellung.at/en.


About Wizarding World

In the years since Harry Potter was whisked from King’s Cross Station onto Platform nine and three quarters, his incredible adventures have left a unique and lasting mark on popular culture. Eight blockbuster films based on the original stories by J.K. Rowling have brought the magical stories to life and today, the Wizarding World is recognized as one of the world’s best-loved brands.


Representing a vast interconnected universe, it also includes three epic Fantastic Beasts films, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – the multi-award-winning stage-play, state-of-the-art video and mobile games from Portkey Games, innovative consumer products, thrilling live entertainment (including four theme park lands) and insightful exhibitions.


This expanding portfolio of Warner Bros. owned Wizarding World tours and retail also includes the flagship Harry Potter New York, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – the Making of Harry Potter, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Tokyo, and the Platform 9 3⁄4 retail shops.


The Wizarding World continues to evolve to provide Harry Potter fans with fresh and exciting ways to engage. For the worldwide fan community, and for generations to come, it welcomes everyone in to explore and discover the magic for themselves.


Über Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment

Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment (WBDGTE), part of Warner Bros. Discovery Global Brands and Experiences, is a worldwide leader in the creation, development, and licensing of location-based entertainment, live events, exhibits, and theme park experiences based on Warner Bros.’ iconic characters, stories, and brands. WBDGTE is home to the groundbreaking global locations of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, WB Movie World Australia, and countless other experiences inspired by DC, Looney Tunes, Scooby, Game of Thrones, Friends, and more. With best-in-class partners, WBDGTE allows fans worldwide to physically immerse themselves inside their favorite brands and franchises.


WIZARDING WORLD and all related trademarks, characters, names and indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s22)


Über Imagine Exhibitions

Atlanta-based world leader in narrative-driven, immersive theatrical design, story-telling, and  immersive experiences, Imagine Exhibitions, Inc. creates sophisticated, high-quality experiences for  museums, brands, venues, and integrated resorts across the globe. From ideation to operation,  Imagines’ team of industry pioneers draws upon decades of success in the fields of immersive design  experiences and entertainment to consistently create and implement memorable and thought provoking environments. The company’s custom experiences deliver focused messaging and serve to  increase attendance wherever it is presented. Imagine Exhibitions, Inc. is a global pioneer in traveling  entertainment, responsible for many internationally recognized exhibitions such as Harry Potter: The  Exhibition, Titanic: The Exhibition, The Hunger Games: The Exhibition, Angry Birds: The Art & Science  Behind a Global Phenomenon, Jurassic World: The Exhibition, and Downton Abbey: The Exhibition.


Imagine Exhibitions is currently presenting more than 40 unique exhibitions in museums, science  centers, aquariums, integrated resorts, and non-traditional venues worldwide. The company also  continues to design, open, and operate its own venues, along with creating and implementing  permanent and semi-permanent museum, brand, entertainment properties, and food and beverage  experiences. For more information, visit ImagineExhibitions.com or find us on Facebook.


About EMC Events

EMC Presents is a partnership between CTS Eventim, one of the leading international providers of  ticketing services and live entertainment, and award-winning tour promotor and producer Michael  Cohl, creating one of the strongest global networks of promoters and venues. The partnership provides  a comprehensive worldwide live entertainment platform, creating extraordinary shows and  experiences, from concept creation to production and promotion. Michael Cohl’s career spans over 45  years as a Producer and Promoter for iconic entertainers, having worked with the world’s most  recognized artists including Barbra Streisand, Oprah Winfrey, The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, U2,  Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra and many more. Michael’s strategies are credited with revolutionizing  the touring industry worldwide. Besides his storied history in the music industry, Cohl has promoted  multiple successful exhibitions including the original King Tut exhibit, “John Lennon: The New York City  Years”, Bodies: The Exhibition, Jurassic World: The Exhibition, and Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains.  Cohl, previously the chairman of Live Nation, was inducted into the Canadian Rock n Roll/ Music Hall of  Fame and has received a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame. Among his many other awards, Cohl has also  been honored with an Emmy, the Billboard Legend of Live Award, the TJ Martell Foundation Man of  the Year Award, a Peabody Award, and a JUNO Award for Special Achievement.


About the METAStadt

The METAStadt is one of the most attractive locations for large events in Vienna. The area offers extensive space and is optimally reachable. The city center can be reached by public transport (bus, streetcar, S-Bahn & regional trains) in only 30 minutes. The METAStadt consists of 6 halls, which have been recently modernized and equipped with state-of-the-art equipment.

In the METAStadt complex, Harry Potter: The Exhibition is located in the block that connects the old WAGENWerk with the METACube. With over 3,000 m2, this location offers visitors generous space to enter the magic of the Wizarding World.


For more information, please visit METAStadt.at.


Katie Schroeder
42West
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