This Harry Potter Escape Room Lets You Visit Hogwarts From Home!

Emily Manning

Emily Manning

March 24, 2020

Harry Potter escape room online

Like this? Share it with your network!

Like this? Share it with your network!

Looking for a new activity to do with the kids? Try your hand at this virtual Harry Potter escape room and visit Hogwarts from home – it’s free!

Don’t miss our best content straight to your inbox! Sign up now and get our FREE newsletters packed with fun ideas and things to do with the kids, family-friendly recipes, expert advice, parenting tips and great competitions.

We are big Harry Potter fans in our house – my 10-year-old can recite the movies off the top of her head, and loves nothing more than reading/watching/playing anything even vaguely Hogwarts-related.

So, when I saw this virtual Harry Potter escape room, it seemed like the perfect thing to add to our list of activities!

Fancy a Hogwarts Feast?

From butter beer and golden snitches to broomsticks and chocolate frogs, take a look at these AMAZING Harry Potter food ideas that will turn an ordinary party into a truly magical event!


What Are Escape Rooms?

Normally, escape rooms entail you being locked in a room – usually themed in some way – with a group of people. You all then have to work together to solve clues and puzzles, crack codes, and generally figure your way out within an allotted time frame.

That’s great for teens and adults, but not always suitable for tweens, those who don’t like the idea of being ‘locked’ in, those who find getting out difficult or need better accessibility, and so on.

And, of course, given that we’re all spending our time at home during the current COVID-19 situation, we need more home-based options.

Looking For More?

Download your FREE Harry Potter word search and challenge yourself to find them all!


What Happens in the Harry Potter Escape Room?

This online Harry Potter escape room was created by Sydney Krawiec, Youth Services Librarian at the Peters Township Public Library in McMurray, Pennsylvania. (Well done Sydney!)

To begin with, you are told that you’ve just arrived at Hogwarts in your first year. You have been sorted into your house, had dinner with your classmates and now it is time to head to your common room for a team-building activity.

I won’t give too much away, but prepare to watch clips and trailers from the Harry Potter movies, answer questions about them, figure out different spells, calculate wizarding currency, and lots more!

The best bit is that you can complete the escape room by yourself or with the whole family – or you can compete against friends! And, brilliantly, you can do it multiple times.

Fancy taking a trip to Hogwarts? You can try your hand at the Harry Potter escape room here!

Good luck!

You May Also Enjoy 23 Fantastic Books Like Harry Potter Your Child Might Enjoy

Would your kids enjoy this Harry Potter escape room? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

This Harry Potter Escape Room Lets You Visit Hogwarts From Home! - Mykidstime

Like this? Share it with your network!

Like this? Share it with your network!

Published On: March 24th, 2020 / Categories: Technology / Last Updated: February 25th, 2023 / Tags: , , , , , , /

About the Author: Emily Manning

Emily Manning
Emily is the coffee-loving Editor of MyKidsTime. Mum of one daughter and two naughty Tibetan Terriers, she is particularly partial to Curly Wurlys and unable to resist pretty stationery and new cookbooks. As an avid foodie and domestic goddess-wannabe, she is most likely to be found in the kitchen.

You May Also Enjoy

You’ve Got Mail!

Get our best content direct to your inbox! You’ll receive quick and easy recipes, fun ideas to entertain the kids, parenting tips, competitions, as well as offers from brands we trust.