Beyond Hogwarts: The Harry Potter Places Quiz

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True, most of the action in the Harry Potter series takes place at Hogwarts. But there's a lot more to the wizarding world than school. Can you name these Harry Potter locations?

Harry, Ron and Hermione fly out of this building on a dragon in "The Deathly Hallows."

After their daring theft of a horcrux, the gang escapes from Gringott's on a dragon that had previously been trying to maul them.

What's the name of the town next to Hogwarts that the students are allowed to visit?

Third-year students can hang out in Hogsmeade at certain times — if they have permission, which was tough for Harry to get.

You can get a butterbeer or firewhiskey at this Hogsmeade pub.

The Three Broomsticks is the place to be on a winter weekend.

This village was the site of Voldemort's fatal attack on the Potter family.

James and Lily Potter lived in Godric's Hollow.

Where did Voldemort grow up?

Voldemort, then known as Tom Riddle, spent his formative years in the small town of Little Hangleton.

Voldemort and the Death Eaters used this home as a base in "The Deathly Hallows."

Lucius and Narcissa Malfoy were a little uneasy about Voldemort making their home into his headquarters.

Dobby rescued the owner of this shop from being tortured by Voldemort at Malfoy Manor.

The Death Eaters were holding Garrick Ollivander hostage to find out more information about Voldemort's wand.

Where did Ollivander go to recover from the ordeal?

Ollivander hung out for a while at Bill and Fleur Weasley's home, Shell Cottage.

What's the address of the Dursley's house?

Harry's sometime home is at No. 4 Privet Drive in the village of…

In which village do the Dursleys live?

Little Whinging is in the county of Surrey, not far from London.

The entrance to Diagon Alley is inside this pub.

To enter Diagon Alley, you have to go into a courtyard behind the Leaky Cauldron and tap on the brick wall in a specific way.

This is where Ron drank polyjuice potion and went undercover as Reginald Cattermole.

Harry, Ron and Hermione disguised themselves as Ministry of Magic employees in order to find Slytherin's locket.

Where do Hogwarts students buy their books?

Flourish & Blotts does a brisk business before the start of every term.

Where did Harry first encounter Draco Malfoy?

Harry and Draco ran into each other on Harry's first visit to Madam Malkin's Robes For All Occasions.

If Madam Pomfrey can't handle the injury of a Hogwarts student, where is he or she sent?

St. Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries is the go-to hospital in the British wizarding world.

What's the name of the Weasley home?

Harry says the Burrow is his second-favorite place in the world, after Hogwarts.

Where is the Burrow located?

The Lovegoods and the Diggorys live near the Weasleys in Ottery St. Catchpole.

They say this is the most haunted building in Britain.

Dumbledore had a tunnel built between the Whomping Willow and the Shrieking Shack so Lupin would have a place to transform into a werewolf.

Where did Dolores Umbridge go after the Battle of Hogwarts?

J.K. Rowling revealed in a web chat that Umbridge was sent to Azkaban for Crimes Against Muggleborns.

Where can you buy Extendable Ears and Pygmy Puffs?

Harry helped Fred and George Weasley fund their eponymous joke shop.

Where was the first gathering of Dumbledore's Army?

The Hog's Head is a bar in Hogsmeade owned by Dumbledore's brother. Dumbledore's Army got there through a temporary tunnel from the Hogwarts Room of Requirement.

If you were in Diagon Alley, where would you go to buy a Sneakoscope?

Dervish & Banges is the place for magical instruments like the Sneakoscope.

Snape grew up on this dingy street in a town called Cokeworth.

Spinner's End was definitely the wrong side of the tracks in Cokeworth.

Which wizarding school did Fleur Delacour attend?

Bill Weasley's future wife graduated from Beauxbatons in Southern France.

Where did Tom Riddle work after he graduated from Hogwarts?

The future Voldemort took a job at Borgin and Burkes, the sinister shop in Knockturn Alley.

Gellert Grindelwald created this prison and was himself imprisoned there.

Dark wizard Grindelwald built Nurmengard for his enemies, but he ended up being imprisoned there after Dumbledore defeated him.

Where does Kreacher the house-elf live?

The Black family home is at No. 12 Grimmauld Place, and Kreacher is their house-elf.

Where was the hiding place for Helga Hufflepuff's cup?

Harry and the gang broke into the Lestrange vault at Gringott's to grab the horcrux.

Which wizarding academy openly teaches the Dark Arts?

The Durmstrang Institute teaches the Dark Arts and does not admit Muggleborns.

This is where you can find Platform 9 3/4.

King's Cross was the site of Harry's first encounter with real magic.

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