• 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
• Rooms, chambers, and floors A long gallery filled with suits of armour on the Third Floor, adjacent to the Trophy Room. Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors Taking up most of level eight, the Atrium is a large and splendid area that functions as the entrance and exit point for traffic in and out of the Ministry of Magic. 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
• Rooms, chambers, and floors This circular room is the entrance way to the Department of Mysteries. The entire room is black, from the shiny black marble floor to the handleless black doors set around it. Blue candles burn in the room. When the entrance door is closed, the circular wall rotates, making it difficult… 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
• Rooms, chambers, and floors One of the old courtrooms on level ten of the Ministry of Magic. The walls of Courtroom Ten are dark stone, and the room is dimly lit by torches. In the center of the room is a chair with magical chains on it where the accused sits. The court members, of which… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors On the ground floor of 4 Privet Drive, there is a cupboard under the stairs; this was Harry Potter’s bedroom for about 10 years. The cupboard is very small, containing only a bed. It is always full of spiders (PS2). The Dursleys often punished Harry by locking him in his cupboard… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors • Wizarding places A “pure white” room in MACUSA Headquarters that contains a pool of deadly potion with a chair hovering above it. Prisoners are led in shackles to the chamber by Executioners who extract happy memories from the accused with their wands and drop them into the pool. The mesmerized victims are… 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
• Rooms, chambers, and floors Harry and the other Gryffindors have a new Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher every year, but the location of the classroom remains the same. The room has windows looking out onto the grounds (out of which the pixies threw Lockhart’s wand). An iron chandelier hangs from the ceiling (… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors The office of the Defence against the Darks Arts teacher is located on the second floor of Hogwarts castle. Moaning Myrtle’s bathroom is nearby. The windows of the office face south toward the lake (GF, Moody looked out and saw Durmstrang ship) and also west toward… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors This disused classroom is located in the Charms Corridor on the third floor. It is next to the statue of the humpbacked, one-eyed witch which covers the hidden passageway to Honeydukes in Hogsmeade. It is in this classroom that Fred and George give Harry the Marauder’s Map (PA10). Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors The Divination classroom is located at the base of the North Tower. It is accessed through a circular trap door, which releases a silver ladder. It is the “strangest-looking classroom” that Harry had ever seen, looking “like a cross between someone’s attic and an old-fashioned teashop” (PA6). The classroom is round and… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors Beneath the ground floor of Hogwarts castle are found many passages, dungeons, and chambers. Some of these are easily accessible from doors that open off the Entrance Hall. Others are hidden and can only be entered by magical means. Dungeons The dungeon passages and rooms under the castle have stone walls… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors Filch’s office is “a place most students avoid” (CS8). It is a small, dingy, windowless room with a single oil lamp hanging from the ceiling. It smells of fried fish, and contains a desk and a “moth-eaten chair.” The office houses wooden filing cabinets containing details of the misdeeds of students. Fred and… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors The office is located on the seventh-floor of Hogwarts. From the exterior, its window is the thirteenth from the right of the West Tower (PA21). Sirius Black was locked into Flitwick’s office, while Minister of Magic, Cornelius Fudge awaited the Dementors in PA. Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors This bathroom is where Hermione goes to cry after Ron is mean to her on Halloween. While looking for Hermione to warn her of a troll that has entered Hogwarts, Harry and Ron see the troll enter a room on the first floor. The boys lock the troll in, only… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors Vast chamber with an enchanted ceiling that mirrors the sky outside. Four long tables for the four houses. Closest to the doors from the Entrance Hall is Slytherin, then Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff, and next to the far wall, Gryffindor (GF12). The teachers sit at the High Table, a table on… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors The Gryffindor Common Room is “cosy, round room” (PS7). It contains a lot of squashy armchairs, a fireplace, and tables. The fireplace is connected to the Floo Network, but as it is extremely public except in the dead of night. There’s also a notice board, for public… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors The entrance to the Gryffindor Tower is the Portrait of the Fat Lady. If you tell her the correct password, the Portrait will swing open to reveal the Common Room. There are two staircases opening off the common room into the Tower itself: the boys’ staircase, on which the seven boys’… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors Harry’s bedroom is the smallest bedroom at number four, Privet Drive. Until the end of July in 1991, the bedroom was Dudley’s second bedroom, where he stored all his toys, games, and books when he’d finished with them (or, in the case of the books, discarded them unread). Harry’s room… 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
• Rooms, chambers, and floors The History of Magic classroom is located on the first floor. It has a blackboard through which Binns enters and exits the room. It also has a window through which Hedwig could enter; the window has thick glass and a narrow ledge (OP17). Just up the corridor… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors The Prefects’ bathroom is located on the fifth floor, fourth door to the left of a statue of Boris the Bewildered (GF23). Fred and George created a magical swamp in the east wing corridor of the fifth floor (OP30). Read More