Harry Potter The Exhibit! Review and Family 4 Pack Ticket Giveaway!

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Harry Potter The Exhibition
Open Now Through September 5th
Discovery Times Square
44th Street NYC
Recently I had the pleasure of attending Harry Potter The Exhibition at Discovery Times Square.
My entire family enjoyed the experience. My oldest son, now 20, has grown up reading the Harry Potter series and aged right along with Harry. So, Harry Potter is nothing new in our house. It’s been a household name for years and years.
If you are a Harry Potter fan, you will not want to miss this opportunity to become immersed in the wonder of props and magic of the Wizarding World.
Before even entering the exhibit, some lucky volunteers are chosen to try on the sorting hat. My 11 year old was one of the lucky ones. 
From that point you are free to enter the exhibit where you will be wowed by all of the props. One of my favorite was seeing the actual letter Harry received that he was going to Hogwarts. There is was right in front of me to read!
I also enjoyed hearing about background information on choosing Harry’s glasses. The actual pair was also right there! Be sure to take the option of the audio tour. It is well worth it!
We enjoyed seeing the Hogwarts beds
 that belonged to  Harry and Ron. 
It like being transported right back into the films.
Another part of the exhibit I found just fascinating was entering Hagrid’s Hut. Wow! It was wonderful to sit in his chair and get a sense of his size. I never wanted to leave. Buckbeak was there, too. I was intrigued to find out that every feather on him was hand cut and pieced on one by one.
Some family favorites we all agreed upon were being able to pull a Mandrake up and hear him squeal and also getting a chance to try your hand at Quidditch by throwing a quaffle! Fun!
Just when I thought the tour was about over, we came upon the “Forbidden Forest”. If you want a look at the never before seen Horcruxes this is your chance.
Even though the characters were cg, Kreacher and Dobby were also there!
This exhibition was a nostalgic look back though the past years of Harry Potter. It’s something a Harry Potter fan should not miss out on. Whether you have read the books, seen the movies, or both..this exhibit will definitely satisfy you.
Be sure to visit the extensive Harry Potter 2 room gift shoppe. 

For more information on Harry Potter the Exhibition:

3decades3kids is having a Family 4 Pack Ticket Giveaway to 
Harry Potter The Exhibit at Discovery Times Square.


How To Enter:  You may do one or all of the following! Leave a separate comment below this post for each option  to increase  your chance of winning and please write your email or twitter on each entry! 
  1. Follow 3decades3kidsBLOG  and leave a comment telling who your favorite Harry Potter character is.
  2.  β€œLike”  3decades3kids on facebook.
  3. Follow @3decades3kids on twitter.
  4. Follow @elgeorgia on twitter.
  5. Follow @DiscoveryTS on Twitter.
  6. “Like” DiscoveryTSX on facebook.
  7. Tweet about this contest! Make sure it links back to @3decades3kids AND @discoveryts in order for it to count. Leave a separate comment that you tweeted about the contest.

Example: I want to win HarryPotter tix @discoveryts and @3decades3kids 

                               

3decades3kids is participating in this Discovery Times Square ticket giveaway. This giveaway will end on Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 at 11:00pm- EST. The winner will be selected using Random.org and will be contacted by email or twitter.  They will have 48 hours to respond to the email.  If there is no response, a new winner will be selected.  This giveaway is open to US residents only. Must be 18 or older to enter.  Good Luck and have a Wizarding kind of day! All opinions are that of 3decades3kids.




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Comments

  1. says

    hard to pick a fave character, but have to go with hermione bc she is one of the best female literary/film role models out there! harry and ron are a close second!

  2. says

    I want to win HarryPotter tickets.

    I like 3decades3kids on Facebook and follow on blog.

    My favorite character is Harry Potter himself.

    My daughter would love love love these tickets

  3. says

    I checked out the Harry Potter Exhibit on-line; it looks awesome. My entire family would have a great time if we won the tickets πŸ™‚ Can’t wait for the drawing and the winners name to be announced.

  4. says

    I follow all of the above requirements for @nrhenley and for @meetthemagic. Thanks so much! Would love to win. Did I say I would love to win yet:)

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