'Harry Potter' lands in Chicago

Science museum hosting 'Potter' exhibition

NEW YORK -- Time Warner's Warner Bros. Consumer Products unit is opening "Harry Potter: The Exhibition" at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago Thursday.

The world premiere of the exhibition will for the first time give fans a look inside the boy wizard's magical world, showcasing more than 200 authentic costumes and props from the "Potter" films. It also features settings inspired by the film sets, including the Great Hall, Hagrid's hut and the Gryffindor common room.

Said Brad Globe, president, Warner Bros. Consumer Products: "The incredible stories written by J.K. Rowling, and the films from Warner Bros. Pictures have helped us create a truly one-of-a-kind experience for fans of all ages."

The exhibit will be in Chicago until Sept. 27.