Bangor has the perfect school to represent Hogwarts and even our own Leaky Cauldron-esque tavern!

Memorymaker Photography

The Hogwarts of Bangor would clearly be John Bapst Memorial High School. With endless staircases, giant wooden doors, 'secret passageways' to the gym, and even its own Chamber of Secrets, the Purple Dragon Room!

Students and staff clearly thought of this before us as they recently did a Harry Potter themed day. This day was captured by Memorymaker Photography who snapped shots of the students as they whizzed down the hallways on broomsticks!

Here's our list of Harry Potter places matched with what we think the Bangor version is:


John Bapst

Forbidden Forest

Bangor City Forest

Diagon Alley:

The Leaky Cauldron

The New Waverly or the Tavern

Slug and Jiggers Apothecary

Herbal Tea and Tobacco or 13 Owls Club next door

Gringotts Bank

Bangor Saving Bank

Flourish and Blotts

The Briar Patch

Magical Menagerie

The Rock and Art Shop

Quality Quidditch Supplies

Epic Sports


Shrieking Shack

Old Farm House Next to the Bangor Water Works Building

3 Broomsticks

Paddy Murphy's or Nocturnem

The Hogshead Inn

The Charles Inn


Specialty Sweets

Platform 9 3/4

Concord Bus Station?

Ministry of Magic

Bangor City Hall


Penobscot County Jail

St. Mungo's Hospital

St. Joesph's Hospital