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The Shrieking Shack

The Shrieking Shack covered in snow

A delapitated house in Hogsmeade that is rumoured to be haunted

Shrieking Shack fact file

Where in the world




Residents or owners

Remus Lupin

Magical properties

Thought to be haunted

Significant events that took place here

Peter Pettigrew's true identity is revealed, Severus Snape dies

Peculiar things that live here

Once occupied by Remus Lupin, during his change into a werewolf

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The Shrieking Shack was never haunted ... the screams and howls the villagers used to hear were made by me.

Remus Lupin

It was a room, a very disordered, dusty room. Paper was peeling from the walls, there were stains all over the floor, every piece of...


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

By J.K. Rowling

Harry's floating head by the shrieking Shack scares off Malfoy and his friends.

Harry's head haunts the Shrieking Shack

Sketch of the Shrieking Shack for the Prisoner of Azakban

The Shrieking Shack

Lupin leaves his office while Harry and Dumbledore watch

Remus Lupin

By J.K. Rowling

He pushed his greying hair out of his eyes, thought for a moment, then said, ‘That’s where all of this starts...


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

by J.K. Rowling

Hermione and Ron are tricked by an invisible Harry in Hogsmeade.

Harry spooks his friends

Peter Pettigrew revealed as Scabbers

Wormtail revealed