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Inside the ‘game-changing’ Game of Thrones that lures guests in with costumes, weapons, and dragon skulls

A “game-changing” Game of Thrones visitor attraction has opened in Co Down.

Set parts, costumes, weapons and behind-the-scenes video clips are on display at Linen Mill Studios in Banbridge, used during the filming of the HBO fantasy series.

Parts used in the filming of Game of Thrones on display at the exhibition

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Parts used in the filming of Game of Thrones on display at the exhibition
Game of Thrones costumes and weapons seen on models of the White Walkers

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Game of Thrones costumes and weapons seen on models of the White Walkers
Ian McElhinney, who plays Sir Barristan Selmy, and Daniel Portman, who plays Podrick Payne, at the guest attraction today

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Ian McElhinney, who plays Sir Barristan Selmy, and Daniel Portman, who plays Podrick Payne, at the guest attraction today

The show, watched by millions around the world, was mainly filmed on location and in studios Northern Irelandintroduce regions around the world.

Two years after the show’s finale aired in 2019, it has become a significant source of tourism.

Stormont Economy Secretary Gordon Lyons described the opening of the world’s first and only officially licensed Game of Thrones studio attraction as “game changing”.

Mr. Lyons described the show as a “television and cultural phenomenon” and expressed gratitude to the talent and local craftsmen who brought the story to the small screen.

“Northern Ireland as a prime filming location is testament to both the quality of the places we have here, and to the highly skilled screen industry, existing talent base.

“Therefore, I am delighted that Linen Mill Studios, which has a significant proportion of its scenes shot in Northern Ireland, has become the world’s first and only officially licensed studio in the world. Game of Thrones studio attraction, and a tangible symbol of the show’s legacy in Northern Ireland.

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“This is the only place on the planet where you can witness some stunning sets, intricate costumes, imaginative props, fascinating concept sketches, and many authentic items. more related to the performance.”

Visiting the attraction on Wednesday morning before it opened to the public on Friday, Mr Lyons said the timing of the post-coronavirus pandemic, “couldn’t have been more chance”.

“As international tourism reopens, Northern Ireland has added this world-class attraction to its already dynamic tourism offering,” he said.

“I congratulate the studio owners on bringing the project to fruition and look forward to seeing the positive impact the Game of Thrones Studio Tour has had on the local tourist landscape for years to come.”

The center is located at Linen Mill Studios in Banbridge, used during the filming of the HBO fantasy series

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The center is located at Linen Mill Studios in Banbridge, used during the filming of the HBO fantasy series
Some of the beautiful costumes and props used in the film can be found at the exhibition

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Some of the beautiful costumes and props used in the film can be found at the exhibitionCredit: AFP
Game of Thrones has become an important source of tourism in Northern Ireland

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Game of Thrones has become an important source of tourism in Northern IrelandCredit: AFP
Featured settings include Iron Throne

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Featured settings include Iron ThroneCredit: AFP

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