Join Us September 18 For

Harry Potter Day

Please Note: You need to select September 18 when purchasing Harry Potter Day tickets.

Harry Potter Day
in Science City


  • Union Station Members Free Admission Year-Round to Science City
  • General Admission $14*
  • *Excludes $1.50 Preservation Fee

Saturday, September 18

  • HOURS 10 am - 5 pm
  • Please Note: You need to select September 18 when purchasing Harry Potter Day tickets.

Wands at the ready! It’s time to cast some spells and make magical potions at Science City’s Harry Potter Day! Dress in your finest robes and celebrate all things Harry Potter in one magical day packed with special indoor and outdoor activities, interactive demos, and hands-on make and take projects! Come explore the science behind the magic and enjoy a fun and enchanting day shared with your fellow Potterheads!

Make Your Own Wand
Create your own personalized wand from the Harry Potter universe.
in the Maker Studio

Luna’s Glasses- Magic Color Art
Create an enchanting drawing that magically transforms when viewed through spectrespecs!
in Creative Corner

Care of Magical Creatures
Learn how our real-world animals compare to the fantastic beasts from the books.
in NatureWorks!

At Home Learning:
How to Make Butterbeer (video below!)

Weasley Wizard Wheezes: Fizzing Fireworks Testing
Join the ranks of Weasley Wizard Wheezes in their Diagon Alley Lab and test out the fizz in some of their best-selling firework products through a combination of colorful baking soda and vinegar!
For our Early Learners in the PNC Learning Lab

Magical Science
Come see a magic inspired science demo
at Periodic Table.

Astronomy 101
Learn about the stars that inspired the characters and more from the books.
at Science on a Sphere


Participate in a Quidditch Match
in Haverty Family Yards

Brave some Flying Lessons on our SkyBike

Chase down Horcruxes around the science center with a Scavenger Hunt


Science City
Photo of Sherry Making Butter Beer

Making Butterbeer with Sherry

Watch Video