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Harry Potter Shop at Platform 9 3/4

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The Hogwarts Express may not exist, but J.K. Rowling fans can still have a photo op at King’s Cross; be prepared to wait. Afterwards, spend your galleons on souvenir wands, toys, and Gryffindor gear.
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At Platform Harry Potter Shop 9 Euston Road | King's Cross Station, London NW1 2SA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The shop has a replica of platform 9 3/4 outside with Harry Potter's cart that you can stand in front of. They have a line setup so people can wait and a staffer can help you setup the picture. You can take your own pictures...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have stood in the queue a number of times -always lively and had my picture taken by the professional's and friends. Price is not bad and is certainly good value for money especially as they give you a digital down load. There si no pressure...More

1  Thank Linda_Anne56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very popular and crowded store. Photographer was present to take your picture about to entering the wall. Note that the store is located in the train station at King's Cross not the Underground part of the station.

Thank Stuart Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with the kids at 5pm on a Monday during half term. We expected to see a queue for a photo at the ‘trolley in the wall’ but we were surprised to queue for the shop itself. The kids really enjoyed the shop. Some items...More

Thank woody_clare
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Platform 9-3/4 anout a dozen years ago, when all there was, was a single, small sign. People thought i was nuts, getting my pic taken. However, things sure have changed. Now, you can have your pic taken, or do it yourself, with a...More

1  Thank T3535UWdeborahc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with no expectations whatsoever and leave with a bag full of great experience. Honestly, most people would think “Oh is just a shop selling Harry Potter’s merchandise” But to me it was that ambiance and the whole feeling of being in London where...More

Thank Oscarsee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Harry Potter Shop at King’s Cross Station is similar to other Harry Potter shops but this one is unique. They have their own unique merchandise and shopping bags. There is a line to get into the shop same as to have your picture taken...More

1  Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go ahead and stand in line to take a picture with on the platform, but don't waste your time standing in line for the shop. There is a similar shop in Terminal 5 Gate A that has most of the same items at a cheaper...More

1  Thank AnnahitaS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I know, it is a trap on tourist...but we enjoyed it and my sons are happy to have a small gift from the Platform 9 3/4:o)

Thank Barbora J
Reviewed October 11, 2018

To many tourists and to many queues, we had about an hour to wait for our train from Eustone back to Manchester so just popped over to have a look, first impressions were, Ah money making scheme, was nice to have the platform 9 3/4...More

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t16mytm
March 14, 2018|
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Response from V3196QVChris | Reviewed this property |
It would be best to ring the shop with a question like this, and I hope that you enjoy your visit.
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grumpyolddesigner
August 20, 2017|
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Response from CheyenneAshton | Reviewed this property |
No, you can definitely take the picture yourself, without any charge. You just have to ask the photographer to let you stand next to him so you can take the picture yourself.
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Chayalim18
June 2, 2017|
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Response from Carole C | Reviewed this property |
Just buy one for the group. The shop is ALWAYS busy, all the more on Sundays, I think.
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