Excited visitors to the new Game of Thrones Studio Tour, the new tourist attraction located in Northern Ireland, were greeted by fan favorites Isaac Hempstead Wright (“Bran Stark”), Kristian Nairn (“Hodor”) and Nathalie Emmanuel (“Missandei “).
Located in one of the original filming locations of the acclaimed series at Linen Mill Studios in Banbridge, Northern Ireland, the Game of Thrones Studio Tour brings fans closer than ever to the Seven Kingdoms universe.
And from today, guests can enter the iconic Great Hall of Winterfell where Jon Snow was proclaimed “King of the North”, see Daenerys Targaryen’s towering Dragonstone throne, see the incredible props up close, weapons and visual effects of the series and discover some secrets of the craftsmanship and craftsmanship that helped to “transport” the show from the pages of the script to the screen. The immersive experience brings Westeros to life and evokes the epic map of the show: King’s Landing, Winterfell, Dragonstone, The Barrier and the lands beyond The Barrier.
Julian Moon, Head of EMEA Warner Bros. Consumer Products, commented, “What an incredible honor to open the doors of the first Game of Thrones Studio Tour today. This is the first time Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment has launched a world-class attraction. in Northern Ireland where fans can explore, up close and in person, a wide range of authentic sets, as well as a full collection of costumes, props, set pieces and more.
We are incredibly grateful for our partnership with Linen Mill Studios who helped bring this project to life with the utmost attention to detail, proportions and depth of production, elements that make this experience so special and noteworthy.
We are proud to be part of the legacy of beloved Game of Thrones franchise and we can’t wait for fans around the world to enter and immerse themselves in all corners of the Seven Kingdoms and beyond. “
Andrew Webb and David Browne, executive directors of Linen Mill Studios, commented, “February 4th truly represents a new and exciting chapter in Game of Thrones history. Here at Linen Mill Studios in Banbridge, Northern Ireland, after many years of planning, design and construction, we are thrilled to finally open our doors to guests and allow them to approach the Seven Kingdoms like never before, through the world’s first and only Game of Thrones Studio Tour.
Housed in one of the original shooting studios, this incredible and unique experience brings the making of Game of Thrones to life through a wide range of authentic sets, props and costumes, along with engaging interactive moments and exclusive behind-the-scenes content.
On behalf of all those who helped create Game of Thrones Studio Tour and the dedicated team of Linen Mill Studios, creator of this experience, I say that we are proud to be part of a legacy as alive as that of Game of Thrones, legacy. that will delight current and future fans of the show, as well as those interested in the craftsmanship that literally brings an iconic production to life. “
Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland: “It is wonderful to be present at the opening of Game of Thrones Studio Tour at Linen Mill Studios.
We are constantly working to revive tourism from abroad: the opening of this world-class tourist attraction is extraordinary news for flows to Northern Ireland and helps give us a significant ‘stand-out’ in a very competitive international market.
It will provide fans of the series and those interested in film and TV making one more reason to book a trip to Ireland Northern Ireland Tourism is delighted to have brought 45 international journalists and influencers from 12 countries to discover the Game of Thrones Studio Tour this week to experience this exceptional new attraction firsthand. We will do everything we can to promote Game of Thrones Studio Tour and Northern Ireland. “
HBO’s Game of Thrones aired in more than 200 countries and territories, culminating in record ratings. Game of Thrones continues to engage passionate fans and ignite public enthusiasm with the next step in the franchise, House of the Dragon, first scheduled for 2022 on HBO and HBO Max.
About Linen Mill Studios
Located in Banbridge, County Down, Northern Ireland, Linen Mill Studios are part of John Hogg & Co, a Northern Irish family business that has been operating successfully since the 1800s. Established in 1800, the Linen Mill headquarters in Banbridge was used exclusively for linen production. Following a significant decline in the local linen industry in 2008, interaction with HBO came to life.
In subsequent years, one-third of 75% of the Game of Thrones series shot in Northern Ireland was filmed at Linen Mill Studios, including filming the final eighth season in 2018. With its doors opening in February 2022, the Linen Mill Studios Game of Thrones Studio Tour is the latest chapter in the history of the Linen Mill and represents an excellent example of the reconversion of a piece of industrial architecture.
Information on COVID-19
The safety of guests and staff is the number one priority of the Game of Thrones Studio Tour. For more information, see www.gameofthronesstudiotour.com
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