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Who wouldn’t love their own Quick Quotes Quill to write arduous essays? Or a Flying Ford Anglia to skip the traffic?  

We’ve been thinking about what our number one magical object would be, and the list below is our top twenty. Tell us your favourite and why, and let us know if we’ve left yours out!

1. Broomstick
2. Beaded Bag
3. Charmed Tent
4. Deluminator
5. Exploding Snap
6. Extendable Ears
7. Flying Ford Anglia
8. Invisibility Cloak
9. Marauder’s  Map
10. Magical Portraits
11. Omnioculars
12. Pensieve
13. Portkey
14. Quick Quotes Quill
15. Remembrall
16. Time-Turner
17. Two-way Mirror
18. Vanishing Cabinet
19. Weasley Family Clock
20. Wand

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“Harry wished he had eight more eyes… There were shops selling robes, shops selling telescopes and strange silver instruments Harry had never seen before, windows stacked with barrels of bat spleens and eels’ eyes, tottering piles of spell books, quills, and rolls of parchment, potion bottles, globes of the moon….”

—J. K. Rowling, from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Attention muggles, something awesome has happened! Google Maps will now let you explore the wonders of Diagon Alley. You no longer have to be a wizard to visit places like Ollivanders Wand Shop or Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes. Google Street View traveled to the set of Diagon Alley at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London.

Click here to start exploring.

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