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Magical Menagerie

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Magical Menagerie
Location information

North Side, Diagon Alley, London, England

Permanent residents

Crookshanks (formerly)

The Magical Menagerie is a shop in North Side, Diagon Alley. It is very cramped and noisy with every inch of wall covered by cages. It sells all kinds of animals - poisonous orange snails, a giant jewel-encrusted tortoise, sleek black rats that are very intelligent, owls, ravens, cats of every colour, Puffskeins, a Transforming Rabbit and much more.


Magical Menagerie in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film).

It was here that Ron Weasley got some Rat tonic for his pet rat, Scabbers, (who was really Peter Pettigrew, hiding in his animagus form) and Hermione Granger got her cat-Kneazle crossbreed, Crookshanks.

Known species for sale

Other products for sale

Behind the scenes

  • In the film adaption of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone the Magical Menagerie has a mistake. When Harry Potter looks around, the camera is zooming into a bat, we see the green text "MAGICAL" on a red awning and later when Hagrid explains where Harry's money is we see the green text "MENAGERIE" on a red awning at the end of the Alley.
  • Pottermore users can purchase some of enumerated above species, and make them their pets.[3]


Notes and references

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Dragon ChallengeFlight of the HippogriffHarry Potter and the Escape From GringottsHarry Potter and the Forbidden JourneyHogwarts ExpressOllivander's Wand Shop


Borgin and BurkesDervish and BangesFilch's Emporium of Confiscated GoodsHoneydukesMadam Malkin's Robes for All OccasionsMagical MenagerieOllivander'sOwl PostQuality Quidditch SuppliesWands by GregorovitchWeasleys' Wizard WheezesWiseacre's Wizarding EquipmentZonko's Joke Shop


Florean Fortescue's Ice Cream ParlourLeaky CauldronThe Fountain of Fair FortuneThree Broomsticks Inn

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