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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 yesterday

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

Thank AnnahitaS
Reviewed 3 days 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 1 week ago

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

Thank mascotty02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you happen to visit Platform 9 3/4 at Kings Cross you will see queues of tourists cramming to have a photograph with Harry Potters luggage, a photographer is on standby. The shop is stuffed with great Harry Potter goods, a huge attraction. BUT the...More

1  Thank Brian G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beer was $13 and barely half a glass of wine for $17... stuck at the airport for 4 hrs and can't even sit and relax to a wine its that unaffordable.

Thank Tina R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The shop itself is fairly expensive you can get many of the items online with free shipping. I would recommend doing the Harry Potter backstage tour if you are a true Potter fan.

1  Thank Brian K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a charming little shop with fun merchandise. One can take photos at the platform 9 3/4 wall for free while a photographer clicks too. An assistant hands out scarfs of different houses. You can opt to pay for the professional photograph in the shop...More

Thank GeetikaP10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were at Covent Garden and decided to stop by... there was a line but it moved quickly! Maybe a 15 minute wait? Then we went into the shop after. For a Harry Potter nerd it’s totally worth the hour stop!!! I bought both photos...More

Thank Lindsay P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rude staff on the door stopped me walking in because I had a small backpack on and asked me to put it on the front instead. I am not 10 years old, i'm not going to knock things over with my backpack if thats what...More

Thank calculonx3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only way to finish off our Harry Potter walking tour. Lots of fun gifts. Was a little cramped and imagine would be too busy at peak times. We were there after 6.

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t16mytm
14 March 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
20 August 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
2 June 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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