Game of Thrones Studio Tour opens in Ireland subsequent spring


Months after HBO revealed that it plans to protect considered one of its scenic location units in Ireland as a Game of Thrones vacation spot properly after the present has come to an finish, the community is now providing a greater concept of when followers can set foot in a minimum of a small nook of its lavish Westeros mock-up.

The New York Times stories that HBO has its sights set on spring of subsequent 12 months because the opening timeframe for The Game of Thrones Studio Tour, an interactive GoT exhibition spanning 110,000 sq. ft at Linen Mill Studios in Banbridge, Ireland. By then, Game of Thrones may have entered its second part as a TV franchise, as followers await phrase on when the prequel collection, tentatively titled The Long Night, will make its debut.

Fans who make their solution to the Linen Mill Studios location the place the Studio Tour is predicated will probably be handled to an on-site walkabout of the place the place GoT’s Winterfell and Castle Black scenes have been filmed. But with Game of Thrones’ continuity assured as an increasing and ongoing lore-verse, the Studio Tour will reportedly curate every kind of extra enjoyable stuff from the unique present’s eight seasons.

Beyond displaying off the house terrain for the Stark household and the Night’s Watch, the tour reportedly will even function artifacts and ephemera from throughout the broader GoT spectrum. That means a visit to Ireland will guarantee you a close-up glimpse at “the actual sets and props from all over the ‘Thrones’ universe, which will be rebuilt and restored for public consumption by the same construction crews and artists who worked on the show,” in response to NYT.

HBO doesn’t plan to cease the GoT vacationer attraction itinerary with simply the Linen Mill location, both. Other potentialities for related sights embody “still-standing sets for King’s Landing, in Belfast, where the production was based, and Castle Black and the Wall, in a quarry outside the city,” the stories states.

While all these potential websites lie firmly on the soil of the Emerald Isle, HBO’s Jeff Peters advised NYT “it’s possible” {that a} future Game of Thrones attraction would possibly sooner or later present up within the U.S. “We get pitched all the time, and we’re open to a lot of different opportunities,” he defined. 

Maybe all of it depends upon how sturdy the collection finishes, and with this season’s six episodes reportedly aspiring to cinematic heights of spectacle and drama, the longer term seems to be shiny — if not for the surviving leaders of the Seven Kingdoms, then a minimum of for the followers. Winter has come, and the start of the tip is nigh: Game of Thrones returns to HBO for its ultimate season beginning Apr. 14.


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