Explore the story

Dumbledore's office

An illustraion of Dumbledore's office

A large, circular room filled with fascinating objects and funny little noises

Dumbledore's office fact file

Where in the world


Residents or owners

Albus Dumbledore and Fawkes the phoenix

Magical properties

A gargoyle protects the room with a password (usually the name of a sweet)

Significant events that took place here

Where Dumbledore made his stylish escape

Peculiar things that live here

Portraits of former Hogwarts headmasters, who can normally be seen snoozing

One thing was certain: of all the teachers’ offices Harry had visited so far this year, Dumbledore’s was by far the most interesting.


Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

by J.K. Rowling

Sorting Hat in Dumbledore's office

The Sorting Hat in Dumbledore’s-Office

Apparition lessons on the Great Hall

Hogwarts Portraits

By J.K. Rowling

No Image

... did you kill a Basilisk with that sword in Dumbledore’s office?

Terry Boot
An old Fawkes in Dumbledore's office

Harry meets a decrepit Fawkes

Umbridge Fudge and Shacklebolt in Dumbledore's Office

An office invasion

A shallow basin lay there, with odd carvings around the edge; runes and symbols that Harry did not recognise.


Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire

by J.K. Rowling

No Image

You know, Minister, I disagree with Dumbledore on many counts … but you cannot deny he’s got style …

Phineas Nigellus Black
Dumbledore escapes from Professor Umbridge and Cornelius Fudge.

Dumbledore's escape

‘I’m putting the Elder Wand,’ he told Dumbledore, who was watching him with enormous affection and admiration, ‘back where it came from...


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

by J.K. Rowling