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You Can Now Browse the ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ Exhibit Online for Free

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There are so many cool things you can experience from your living room couch these days, and even though it’s not the same as actually being there, a virtual tour or viewing is better than nothing.

J.K. Rowling has been great about pushing her Harry Potter content out to a wider audience, and many of the people who own a stake in the properties are doing the same.

The British Library is following her line of thinking and making their Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibit free online. You can access it through Google Arts and Culture, wandering virtually though features that explore the history of magic across the United Kingdom.

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Take a Trip Tuesday• • “Because that's what Hermione does," said Ron, shrugging. "When in doubt, go to the library.” – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets For today's trip, let's take a page from Hermione and venture into the British Library's Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibit. Get lost in the abundance of content as you study herbology or care of magical creatures, look at some of J.K.Rowling's early notes, or read more about the myths and legends in which many elements of the books are rooted. Follow the link in the profile. • • Our office may be closed for #shelterinplace but Dr. Shields is always available for questions, urgent concerns, and emergencies 24/7. Call the office at 972-270-7535 to get in touch. • • Double tap, then drop a comment to share your house allegiance! 🦅 🐍 🦡 🦁 #joelshieldspediatricdentistry #takeatriptuesday #ahistoryofmagic #wizardingworld #kidsdentist #smilesbydrshields #harrypotter #britishlibrary #pearlywhites #orthodontist #whenindoubtgotothelibrary #hermione #exploreyourworld #thingstodowithkids @britishlibrary @wizardingworld

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The exhibit includes a witch’s scrying mirror from The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, illustrations from Jim Kay, and the story of how Harry Potter was conceived and made its way into the collective consciousness.

The online collection is part of the #HarryPotterAtHome effort championed by Rowling and the Wizarding World franchise team, who are working together to promote online access at this time.

The History of Magic exhibits are organized like Hogwarts courses, divided into Potions, Herbology, Charms, Astronomy, Divination, Defense Against the Dark Arts, Care of Magical Creatures, and Alchemy.

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⭐️⭐️⭐️La mostra di Harry Potter "A History of Magic" è visitabile online!!! 🤩🤩🤩 Tra i tantissimi eventi bloccati, posticipati o annullati a causa della diffusione del contagio del nuovo coronavirus, c'è anche l'esposizione dedicata alla storia di Harry Potter allestita all'interno della British Library di Londra in collaborazione con Wizarding World. Se è vero che, almeno per il momento, non sarà possibile volare nel Regno Unito per vederla di persona, arriva però una buona notizia per i fan del maghetto più famoso al mondo. Vista l'eccezionalità del momento, la mostra apre virtualmente i battenti a tutti gli appassionati, che potranno visitarla gratuitamente grazie ad un tour virtuale tra manoscritti e oggetti magici. La mostra, accessibile comodamente da casa attraverso Google Arts & Culture (disponibile per iOS e Android), permette all'utente di vivere una vera e propria esperienza interattiva. Si potrà cercare il Ripley Scroll per creare la Pietra Filosofale, si potrà studiare come un mago nella scuola di Hogwarts e scoprire tutti i segreti di edifici e luoghi della saga. Insomma, anche restando a casa, si potrà vivere un'esperienza magica. (Credits photo: insidethemagic.net) #harrypotter #harrypottershop #storiaemagia #storiaemagiaroma #fantasy #fantasyshop #ahistoryofmagic #britishlibrary

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The magical creatures portion should be especially fascinating for fans of the Fantastic Beasts franchise and contains a digitized and annotated collection of medieval bestiaries.

Licensing for the books themselves has also been relaxed, meaning you can nab the first ebook and audiobook for free right now, and teachers are allowed to read them aloud online. Other Harry Potter at Home resources include quizzes, crafts, articles, and tons of fresh content for fans of all ages.

So get your booties online, people – there’s a whole wizarding world out there to explore and there’s no telling how long it’s going to last!