Chamber of Secrets Door – San Francisco, California - Atlas Obscura

Chamber of Secrets Door

This residential door allows San Francisco muggles a glimpse at the wizarding world.  

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Visitors strolling down Lombard Street toward Fisherman’s Wharf, will come across a welcome surprise. 

Anyone familiar with Harry Potter will do a double-take when they realize they just passed an entrance to the Chamber of Secrets; equipped with the seven snakes representing the Horcrux. While not an actual entrance to the wizarding world, the door pays homage to the book and film, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

The door was created by Steve Penetti as an attraction for tourists who have a love for all things Harry Potter. Unfortunately, you cannot enter the chamber but only pass by for free.

Know Before You Go

There is also another large scale work by Penetti, a dragon, on the other door of the residence on display. This is also a private residence. 

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