Harry Potter comes to MSI

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image ap"><span>AP</span></div><span class="caption-text">Museum of Science and Industry &#40;MSI&#41; in Chicago, Illinois, is the only surviving building from the 1893 World Columbian Exposition shown on July 28, 1947. This building is known as the former Palace of Fine Arts and is a National Historic Landmark. &#40;AP Photo&#41;</span></div>
December 11, 2008 12:08:59 PM PST
A magical announcement at the Museum of Science and Industry! Harry Potter, The Exhibition is headed to Chicago. Tickets for the exhibit, which will open April 30, 2009, go on sale Thursday, Dec. 11 at msichicago.org.

The 10,000-square-foot exhibit will showcase the authentic costumes and props from the films in the set-inspired backgrounds. Highlights include: Gryffindor common room and Hagrid's hut.

Harry Potter: The Exhibition will run in Chicago through September 7, 2009. Tickets are $26 for adults; $25 for seniors and $19 for children ages 3-11 during the day. In the evening after the museum closes, tickets are $18 for adults and seniors and $15 for children, ages 3-11.

Museum of Science and Industry
57th Street and Lake Shore Drive

(773) 684-1414