The brand new 'Wizarding World of Harry Potter' is about to open to the public. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is a themed area spanning two theme parks - Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida - at the Universal Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida.
Here are some fun facts and behind-the-scene secrets that you need to know before starting your magical adventure inside The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, have a look at the slider below.
Be careful at The Owl Post room
Careful where you step while you're in The Owl Post room - there's (fake) bird poo everywhere.
Professor Sprout's greenhouse
Make sure you don't disturb any of the mandrakes in Professor Sprout's greenhouse - or you might be needing a pair of earmuffs.
The Sorting Hat
Don't ignore the Sorting Hat. He might have some wise words for you.
Hagrid's motorbike is on display at the Flight of the Hippogriff ride - listen carefully and he'll tell you the best way to approach the magical creatures.
See and hear a Howler
Stand in the right spot in The Owl Post and you might just see (and hear) a Howler.
The Monster Book of Monsters
Don't get too close to The Monster Book of Monsters in Dervish and Banges magical repair shop. Unless you're really brave.
The Owl Post
You can actually send your own letters at The Owl Post - which will arrive at their destination with a Hogsmeade postmark.
Listen wise words in Hogwarts castle
Don't just walk by the sorting hat in Hogwarts castle without listening to his wise words.
Read the animated newspapers as you walk through the line to the Forbidden Journey ride.
Find the Nimbus
The Nimbus 2000, the Nimbus 2001 and the Firebolt are all on display at Dervish and Banges, so don't forget to find them all.