• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Rooms, chambers, and floors The antechamber is a small room connected to the Great Hall, door behind the teachers’ table, with a fireplace and many portraits, including that of the Fat Lady’s friend Violet (GF17). Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Rooms, chambers, and floors There is a boys’ bathroom located on the sixth floor of Hogwarts. One of the mirrors is cracked (HBP21, HBP24). There is a passageway between this bathroom and the marble staircase leading up to the seventh floor (HBP24). Moaning Myrtle occasionally visits here. This is where Harry duelled… Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Rooms, chambers, and floors A broom cupboard is located off the Entrance Hall. Harry and Ron locked Crabbe and Goyle in it (CS12); Hermione and Harry hid here while using the Time-Turner to wait for themselves to pass through the Entrance Hall (PA21). Rita Skeeter interviewed Harry in this cupboard during the weighing… Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Rooms, chambers, and floors Located deep underneath Hogwarts, this series of chambers and passages was used to conceal the Philosopher’s Stone and protect it from would-be thieves. Dumbledore placed the Stone there in August of 1991. Then Flitwick, McGonagall, Sprout, Snape, and Quirrell added various protections. To top it off, Hagrid provided a giant,… Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Rooms, chambers, and floors The Charms classroom is located in the Charms Corridor on the third floor of Hogwarts. It is located “miles from the trophy room”, but close to the forbidden corridor where Fluffy was being kept in Harry’s first year (PS9). It has one window that overlooks the front entrance of Hogwarts… Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Rooms, chambers, and floors The Charms corridor, which contain the Professor Flitwick’s Charms Classroom, is located on the third floor of Hogwarts. The forbidden corridor housing Fluffy in PS is nearby. Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Rooms, chambers, and floors A classroom located down the corridor leading off the Entrance Hall on the side opposite the Great Hall. This is one of several unused classrooms on the ground floor. Dumbledore arranged for this room to look like the middle of a forest clearing; Firenze, who couldn’t easily negotiate the stairs,… Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds A space where students can spend free time between classes or other breaks. To get to the courtyard, there is a door down the corridor off of the Entrance Hall. Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Rooms, chambers, and floors Nearly Headless Nick’s deathday party takes place in a roomy dungeon at Hogwarts during Harry Potter’s second year (CS8). Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds The Entrance Hall is located on the ground floor of Hogwarts. Main features of the Entrance Hall include the wide, marble staircase and the double door entrance to the Great Hall. The house points hourglasses are located in the Entrance Hall. Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds The fifth floor corridor of the east wing at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is mentioned in the book as the location where Fred and George Weasley create a Portable Swamp as a means of annoying Dolores Umbridge and Argus Filch. Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds Greenhouse Three is where second-year and subsequent-year students take Herbology. There are “far more interesting and dangerous plants” in this Greenhouse than in Greenhouse One (CS6). It is kept locked; Professor Sprout has the keys (CS6). When Harry first comes near the Greenhouses he notices “a whiff of damp earth and fertilizer, mingling… Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds The Greenhouses are where the Herbology classes are held. There are at least three and they are located on the grounds of Hogwarts. They are numbered based on the plants’ level of danger that are grown within them (i.e. Greenhouse One has the least dangerous plants and Greenhouse Three has the most dangerous). Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Rooms, chambers, and floors • Wizarding places The entrance to the headmaster’s (or headmistress’s, depending on the era in question) office at Hogwarts is behind a statue of a gargoyle on the seventh floor. When given the proper password, the gargoyle will leap aside, and the wall behind it will split in two to reveal a spiral… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds Dungeons Places of Interest Snape’s Potions classroom and office Slytherin common room and dormitories Assorted chambers and corridors, leading to the Philosopher’s Stone Dungeon large enough to host a Deathday party Dungeon 5 (so, presumably, dungeons 1-4 as well) And, I would guess, Snape’s rooms Events… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds Fifth Floor Places of Interest Prefect’s Bathroom Swamp (courtesy of Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes) Statue of Gregory the Smarmy and secret corridor Possible entrance to Ravenclaw common room and dormitories Events Prefects, Quidditch captains, the Head Boy and Girl, and Moaning Myrtle are allowed to use the… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds First Floor Places of Interest Hospital Wing Professor McGonagall’s office Defense Against the Dark Arts classroom Muggle Studies classroom History of Magic classroom Events Minerva McGonagall’s classroom gives her a clear view of the lawns and the Quidditch pitch, where she spotted Harry’s first dive on… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds These floor plans of every level of Hogwarts castle, researched and created by Harper Robinson, take the the tiniest of details from the books into account — read Harper’s notes below and be amazed — as well as the standard structure and architecture of castles over the centuries. While not canon,… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds Fourth Floor Places of Interest The Library, particularly the Restricted Section Room containing the Mirror of Erised Mirror, behind which is a “roomy passageway” Events Repeated nighttime visits to the Restricted Section tend to end with Harry dashing, unaware of where he’s going, down corridors and… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds Ground Floor Places of Interest The Entrance Hall The Great Hall The Staff Room Filch’s office Classroom 11 Events The Entrance Hall seems to be the normal meeting place for students. The Great Hall hosts feasts, balls, the short-lived Duelling Club, and even the odd slumber… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds Second Floor Places of Interest Defense Against the Dark Arts office (belonging at various times to Lockhart, Lupin, Moody, and Umbridge) The swiveling staircase A hidden staircase that rises two floors and includes a trick step Moaning Myrtle’s bathroom and the entrance to the Chamber of Secrets Slughorn’s… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds Seventh Floor Places of Interest The Gryffindor common room Entrance to Dumbledore’s office The Divination classroom The Room of Requirement Flitwick’s office Events During Fifth Year, the Room of Requirement hosted the first meetings of Dumbledore’s Army. After one of the students hinted at this to… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds Sixth Floor Places of Interest Boy’s bathroom Events Harry spots Malfoy in this bathroom, and (for some reason) decides to investigate. He walks in on Malfoy and Myrtle. Malfoy is crying, but stops to throw a Cruciatus Curse at Harry, who parries it with Sectumsempra. At… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds Third Floor Places of Interest 1. Trophy Room 2. Armor gallery 3. The Charms corridor 4. Fluffy’s corridor Events When Filch nearly catches Harry and Ron waiting for Malfoy to appear, they sneak into the armor gallery from the Trophy room. When Neville breaks into a… Read More
• Atlas of the Wizarding World • Hogwarts castle and grounds Towers 8th floor 9th floor 10th Floor – Highest point, top of the Astronomy Tower Places of Interest Dumbledore’s office Gryffindor dormitories and common room Trelawney’s rooms Ravenclaw dormitories and common room Events In First Year, Harry and… Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Wizarding places Hogwarts castle is located atop a cliff overlooking a lake. The lake is to the south of the castle (PA6) and the front doors face generally to the west (PA21). There is a small underground inlet, it’s entrance covered with hanging ivy, that leads to a stony beach… Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Rooms, chambers, and floors The Hogwarts kitchens are situated exactly beneath the Great Hall, with four wooden tables matching the tables above. It is a huge, high-ceilinged room, with a stone-flagged floor, pots and pans on the stone walls, and a great brick fireplace (GF21, GF28). Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds One of the upper levels of Hogwarts castle. A boys’ bathroom is located on this floor (HBP24). There is also a trophy room on this floor (GF25). Read More