For Immediate Release:

Jan. 31, 2023


Marie Cheek

Community Relations Coordinator

Culture & Heritage Museums


Aberto! The doors open to Harry Potter Science Saturday at Museum of York County

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Uncloak the real science of our natural world and ponder how it parallels with the magic from Harry Potter’s. Dress up in your academic regalia and plan for surprises at “Harry Potter Science Saturday” at the Museum of York County. Attend classes, such as Potions and Herbology, to learn cool science facts and tricks. Stop by the Owlery to learn about biofacts with the Carolina Raptor Center. The planetarium show, “Skies Over Hogwarts,” features stars and constellations that share traits with Harry Potter characters. The Museum Store is well-stocked with Wizarding Accoutrements. Butterbeer and Chocolate Frogs available for purchase.

WHAT: Harry Potter Science Saturday

WHERE: Museum of York County, 4621 Mt. Gallant Rd., Rock Hill, S.C. 29732

TICKETS: Online pre-registration encouraged; limited walk-ins. 

WHEN: February 11 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Timed-entry ticketing; guests should plan to check-in at the time listed on their ticket, but have no specified exit time.

PHONE: Visitors Services – 803.329.2121

All programs subject to change; please check the website for updates:

IMAGE: The Museum of York County delivers surprises for muggles and wizards during Harry Potter Science Saturday. Photo, courtesy of Culture & Heritage Museums, taken at a previous Harry Potter Science Saturday event.

[Harry Potter Science Saturday at the Museum of York County is intended for the education of our audience and has not been prepared, approved or licensed by any person or entity that created, published or produced the Harry Potter books or related properties nor is Harry Potter Science Saturday affiliated with any such person or entity.]