The Museum of Science & Industry in Chicago will be the host of the world premiere of Harry Potter: The Exhibition, running April 30th through September 7th.
According to the press release,
Harry Potter fans will finally have a chance to get a first-hand look inside the famous wizard’s magical world through Harry Potter: The Exhibition...Tickets are now on sale exclusively online at www.msichicago.org. Harry Potter: The Exhibition will give visitors the opportunity to see the craftsmanship of the authentic costumes and props from the films displayed in settings inspired by the Hogwarts film sets. [The exhibition] will include elaborate displays of artifacts and props from popular environments featured in the films, such as those from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, including the Gryffindor common room and Hagrid's hut...The exhibition will also be updated to include artifacts and costumes from the final installments of the Harry Potter film series once the production of these films has been completed.
After closing in Chicago, the exhibition will travel to various museums and institutions throughout the US & abroad. Tickets are now on sale, $26 for adults, $19 for children, and if attending the exhibit after the museums regular hours, it will cost $18 for adults, $15 for kids.
I WANT TO GO TO THERE. This in 2009, then Harry Potter Land in 2010!
I has a happy.
In honor of this awesome news (I will gladly spend my money on Harry Potter - this is awesome news to me), I present this photo.