This article is about the shop. For the moment, see Borgin and Burkes


The inside of Borgin and Burkes

Borgin and Burkes is a shop in Knockturn Alley. It deals in Dark artefacts. Harry Potter accidentally ends up here trying to travel to Diagon Alley with Floo Powder. The owner of the store is Mr Borgin.

At present, the store is not accessible for players except in the moment in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.


Borgin and Burkes is a dusty shop in Knockturn Alley that specialises in Dark items.

From the Story

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Discovered in chapter 4, At Flourish and Blotts

Borgin and Burkes is a dusty shop in Knockturn Alley that specialises in Dark items. The shop features masks that leer down from the walls, human bones, and several rusty, spiked instruments, which hang from the ceiling.

The shop is tended by Mr Borgin, a man with oily hair and an obsequious demeanour.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Discovered in chapter 12, Silver and Opals

The cursed opal necklace that Harry saw in Borgin and Burkes in the summer before his second year at Hogwarts, is given to Katie Bell by an unknown person to deliver to someone at Hogwarts.

Discovered in chapter 20, Lord Voldemort's Request

Salazar Slytherin's locket was sold to Caractacus Burke by Merope Gaunt for ten Galleons. Burke later sold the locket to Hepzibah Smith.

As a young man, Tom Riddle worked as a shop assistant at Borgin and Burkes. His employers were surprised when he resigned his post and disappeared after the murder of Hepzibah Smith.

See also

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.