Hogwarts Celebration of Science and Sorcery

Date & Time

Saturday, January 12 & Sunday, January 13

Activities: 10AM–4PM

Doors open at 9AM


Back by popular demand, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter comes to life with hands-on fun at the Connecticut Science Center. Many of your favorite activities will be returning this year, with some new additions to make this year even better than last year! Try out for the Quidditch team or learn how to properly fight in Dumbledore’s Army. Take a scavenger hunt through the Science Center with Luna Lovegood, see what the tea leaves have to say about your future with Professor Trelawney, or get advice from Professor Dumbledore. Don’t forget to visit the Sorting Hat to find out which house you belong to. The magical world of Harry Potter comes to life at the Connecticut Science Center – you won’t want to miss this.

Most activities will be included in the cost of General Admission or Connecticut Science Center Membership.

Magical Activities

  • Divinations Class with Professor Trelawney
  • Dumbledore’s Army Meeting in the Room of Requirement
  • Quidditch Try-Outs
  • Sorting Hat
  • Scavenger Hunt with Luna Lovegood
  • Special Appearances by Professor Dumbledore, Hermione, Professor Sprout and More!
  • LIVE Science Demonstrations
  • Magic Photo Booth
  • Potion’s Class*
  • Potions Show
  • Fantastic Beasts of the Muggle World*
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone*
  • *Separate Ticket / Registration required.

Member-Only Activities

  • Astronomy Class
  • Find out what your Patronus is with our giveaway.
    (Limited to the first 500 member kids)



Online Tickets are now closed.
Tickets for Sunday, January 13 are still available for sale at the door.

Fantastic Beasts of the Muggle
World Stage Show


Showing: 10AM / 11AM / 1PM / 2PM

Runtime: 40m

Price: $5

Join our friends from Wildlife Encounters for a magical stage show where they will introduce the young wizards of Hogwarts to some Fantastic Beasts that can be found in the Muggle World. Brace yourself for an up close and personal experience with some fantastically amazing creatures.

*An event ticket is required for all add-ons.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone


Showing: 3:00PM

Rated: PG

Runtime: 2h 39m

Price: $5

Adaptation of the first of J.K. Rowling's popular children's novels about Harry Potter, a boy who learns on his eleventh birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own. He is summoned from his life as an unwanted child to become a student at Hogwarts, an English boarding school for wizards. There, he meets several friends who become his closest allies and help him discover the truth about his parents' mysterious deaths.

View Trailer

*An event ticket is required for all add-ons.

Potions Class SOLD OUT


Classes: 9:30AM / 10:00AM / 10:30AM / 11:00AM / 11:30AM / 1:00PM / 1:30PM / 2:00PM / 2:30PM / 3:00PM / 3:30PM / 4:00PM

Duration: 20m

Price: $5

At Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Potions is a required subject for all students, from first year to fifth year. Come ready to get hands-on and mix-up some magic. Join our talented Potions Master as she teaches you the valuable secrets to unlock the skills of the Half-Blood Prince. "As there is little foolish wand-waving here, many of you will hardly believe this is magic.”

Professor Sprout’s Butterfly Greenhouse


Price: $5

Join Professor Sprout, the distinguished Head of the Hogwarts’ Herbology department, as she teaches you about some of the unique plants that can be found in her Butterfly Greenhouse. Many young wizards, like yourself, have learned all about Mandrakes, Gillyweed, and other magical plants from her, and now you too can explore the magic of her greenhouse here in the muggle world.

*Enroll now as space is extremely limited. An event ticket is required for all add-ons.