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Visitor's Guide to Hogwarts finished through book seven

Second Floor

Moaning Myrtle's bathroom (out of order)

empty corridor with stone gargoyle, the entrance to the Headmaster/Headmistress' Office

Harry ran into the castle to find Dumbledore when Mr. Crouch accosted him and Viktor near the forest. He was clearly heading for the second floor:

Harry tore up the stone steps, through the oak front doors, and off up the marble staircase, toward the second floor.
Five minutes later he was hurtling toward a stone gargoyle standing halfway along an empty corridor (GF28)
This presented a question of how Dumbledore that year could have wound up in the Room of Requirement early in the morning when in urgent need of a bathroom, since the Room of Requirement was on the seventh floor in Harry's fifth and sixth years. In book 6 the entrance to the Headmaster's office was relocated to the seventh floor.

suit of armour

near the Defence Against the Dark Arts office (OP

Defence Against Dark Arts professor's office

The windows of the office face south toward the lake (GF, Moody looked out and saw Durmstrang ship) and also west toward the Quidditch pitch (OP13)

The office changes hands every year, so the decor is different every time.

"Saturday afternoon seemed to melt away, and in what seemed like no time, it was five minutes to eight, and Harry was dragging his feet along the second-floor corridor to Lockhart's office. He gritted his teeth and knocked." (CS6)

Possible plan of the second floor

This map of the second floor of the castle takes the details from the books into account as well as the standard structure and architecture of castles. While not canon, this map is probably as close to the "real thing" as we're ever going to get.

Map of the second floor of Hogwarts (c) Harper Robinson

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