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The Magicians Filming Locations

The story of a group of students attending a magical university and facing off against the terrible dangers that lurk beyond. Based on the novels by Lev Grossman.

The Magicians was filmed in Vancouver, Britannia Beach, & Squamish in Canada and New Orleans in the United States of America.

WilMar Estate

Physical Kids Cottage

Quentin talks to Eliot outside the cottage about the attack and later he and Alice talk to Penny and Kady in episode 1x02 “The Source of Magic”. Alice and Quentin have to break into the cottage in episode 1x03 “Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting”. The kids are introduced to The Trials in episode 1x06 “Impractical Applications”.

Appears in 5 additional episodes.
The Strangled Heart

Eliot makes drinks for Mike.

Remedial Battle Magic

The gang attempts battle magic.

Thirty-Nine Graves

Quentin and Julia use the portal to England.

Plan B

Quentin talks to Julia about what happened with Alice.

Word as Bond

Quentin and Margo check on Julia.

Dean's Office

The gang is brought in to talk to Professor Sunderland about the summoning in episode 1x02 “The Source of Magic”. Dean Fogg takes over the office after leaving the infirmary and tests Alice for her discipline in episode 1x03 “Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting”.

Appears in 2 additional episodes.
The World in the Walls

Quentin talks to the doctor in his dream and Marina robs the Dean's secret room.

Thirty-Nine Graves

Quentin interrogates the Dean with truth serum.

Psychic Discipline Room

Penny is introduced to the study area for the kids in the Psychic Discipline in episode 1x03 “Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting”. Penny practices his meditation in episode 1x05 “Mendings, Major and Minor”.

Fillory Documentary

A reenactment of the writing of the Fillory books appears in a documentary in episode 1x02 “The Source of Magic”.

Brakebills South (office)

Mayakovsky calls Penny to his office to practice his traveling in episode 1x07 “The Mayakovsky Circumstance”.

Plover Mansion (basement)

The ghost of Prudence Plover brings Penny to the basement of the mansion and later the group returns to find the button in episode 1x09 “The Writing Room”.

Josh Hoberman's Bedroom

Victoria tells Josh that she has found a way to visit Fillory in a flashback in episode 1x12 “Thirty-Nine Graves”.

Crease Clinic (Riverview Hospital)

Anti-Magic Cell

Mike is held and interrogated in a magic-proof cell in episode 1x08 “The Strangled Heart”. Quentin is held in a werewolf-proof cell under the school while Professor Lipson examines his condition. Later Julia wakes up inside the isolation cell in episode 2x09 “Lesser Evils”.

Appears in 2 additional episodes.
The Girl Who Told Time

Dean Fogg releases Julia from the cell even though she doesn't think she deserves to be.

Marry Fuck Kill

Josh locks himself in the cell in the Brakebills basement and Margo refuses to let him sacrifice himself.

Brakebills South (interior)

The students practice casting spells without their voices in episode 1x07 “The Mayakovsky Circumstance”. Quentin visits the recovering Alice briefly in her room before heading off to Fillory in episode 2x12 “Ramifications”. Quentin gives Alice a potion to prevent her from harming herself and then returns later with a plateful of bacon in episode 2x13 “We Have Brought You Little Cakes”.

Bacchus's Party

Josh takes Quentin and Julia to a party thrown by the god Bacchus in an attempt to find out about the old gods in episode 3x01 “The Tales of the Seven Keys”.

Bjorn's Apartment

Kady and Julia visit a local vampire to get information about the gods in episode 1x11 “Remedial Battle Magic”.

Lamia's Lair

Julia and Kady head into the lair of a lamia and ask her about the god she used to serve in episode 1x11 “Remedial Battle Magic”.

Police Station

Julia talks to the detective about Hannah's death in episode 1x07 “The Mayakovsky Circumstance”.

St. Brennan's Children's Hospital

Kady and Josh talk to a kid at the hospital who saw the dinosaur in episode 3x02 “Heroes and Morons”.

Mind Center Psychiatric Hospital

The gang is talking after Professor Lipson is brought to the hospital when Alice's cat goes mad and explodes in episode 3x02 “Heroes and Morons”.

Alley

Quentin is walking through town by himself when he notices that the book has written a second chapter in episode 3x02 “Heroes and Morons”.

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (UBC)

Van Pelt Fountain

Quentin tries to talk to Alice about what happened in the classroom when they are drawn away by Eliot and Margo in episode 1x02 “The Source of Magic”. Alice and Quentin try to track down Charlie in the fountain in episode 1x03 “Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting”. Marina and Julia arrive on campus after the wards go down in episode 1x04 “The World in the Walls”.

Appears in 6 additional episodes.
Lesser Evils

Students swarm inside to safety after the wards go down.

A Flock of Lost Birds

Kimber D'Antoni finds herself on the Brakebills campus after climbing over a fence and is greeted by a student who brings her to the entrance exam.

Lost, Found, Fucked

Julia corners Todd to talk about her failing grades and Todd accidentally spills the beans about Dean Fogg.

Marry Fuck Kill

Eliot looks around the empty plaza and sees the edges of world going sketchy.

Escape from the Happy Place

Eliot chases Margo outside his happy place and finds Charlton begging to be let inside.

Do Something Crazy

Dean Fogg walks across a very busy campus with Penny and explains his current predicament.

ATM

Julia uses her magic to steal money from an ATM in episode 1x03 “Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting”.

Brakebills South (exterior)

The students arrive at the Brakebills campus in Antarctica in episode 1x07 “The Mayakovsky Circumstance”.

Leon and Thea Koerner University Centre (UBC)

Brakebills Infirmary

Dean Fogg sees the clocks stopping and starts to run across campus in episode 1x01 “Unauthorized Magic”. Quentin and Penny are treated for injuries and Eliza visits Dean Fogg in episode 1x02 “The Source of Magic”. The doctor tries to give Quentin a lobotomy in the dream in episode 1x04 “The World in the Walls”.

Appears in 6 additional episodes.
The Strangled Heart

Penny is treated after being stabbed.

Remedial Battle Magic

Penny is treated for an overdose.

Lesser Evils

Kady and Penny bring Senator Gaines to be warded against Reynard's voice while Quentin is being treated.

We Have Brought You Little Cakes

Penny is given a terminal prognosis and leaves the infirmary with Kady.

Be The Penny

A representative from the library interrogates Kady about Penny's death.

Fillory and Further

Kady brings in Dean Fogg who has is in bad shape after his time in the Etheric Realm at the same time Julia is brought in to deliver her baby.

Buchanan Building (UBC)

Fountain Quad

Eliot and Margo make fun of Alice for her apparent advantages while Quentin sits by in episode 1x01 “Unauthorized Magic”. Quentin calls Julia on the payphone and leaves a message in episode 1x02 “The Source of Magic”. Alice calls her parents and learns about Joe's suicide in episode 1x11 “Remedial Battle Magic”.

Appears in 4 additional episodes.
Hotel Spa Potions

The Dean gives Alice a pep talk as she practices the powerful spell.

Lesser Evils

Reynard walks onto campus after the wards go down and Julia attempts to get Quentin to use the Alice-niffin against him.

We Have Brought You Little Cakes

Julia approaches Quentin when he is outside smoking and shows him that she has retained a spark of power.

Marry Fuck Kill

Eliot wakes up in a strange empty version of Brakebills and calls out for anyone else.

Shawnee High School (exterior)

Eliot travels back to a high school memory with Charlton where he used his magic for the first time and killed a kid in episode 4x05 “Escape from the Happy Place”.

UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research (UBC)

Neitherlands

Penny finds himself in a fountain in a strange land between worlds in episode 1x10 “Homecoming”. The gang attempt to travel through the Neitherlands to Fillory in episode 1x12 “Thirty-Nine Graves”. The magicians travel through the Magicians back to Earth in episode 2x02 “Hotel Spa Potions”.

Appears in 4 additional episodes.
Ramifications

Penny tracks down the fountain leading to the Poison Room and Sylvia breaks through the shield over the fountain so they can travel through.

Be The Penny

Penny follows the cannibals out of the library and sees their meeting with Eliot, Fen, & Fray.

The Bad News Bear

Phyllis watches as Santa's sleigh flies overhead.

Escape from the Happy Place

Alice leads Christopher Plover using the map and tricks him into going into the fountain that leads to the Poison Room.

Burnaby Central Park

Fillory Forest

Josh gets the scoop when he returns to Fillory, Eliot and Margo share a potion, and Josh leads someone to a tree in episode 5x08 “Garden Variety Homicide”. Margo and Fen manage to escape the guard through the forest but Julia and Eliot are not so lucky in episode 5x09 “Cello Squirrel Daffodil”.

The Wall & Beyond

Margo starts her work as a guard and her team is assigned to cross the wall with the Dark King to rescue a group of royal map makers in episode 5x04 “Magicians Anonymous”.

The Retreat

Quentin and Penny are treated by the centaurs at the retreat in episode 2x04 “The Flying Forest”.

Playground

Alice prepares to throw the blood to trap the monster while Quentin distracts it in episode 4x05 “Escape from the Happy Place”.

Park Bench

Penny is lounging a bench when someone approaches and drugs him preventing him from traveling away in episode 4x05 “Escape from the Happy Place”.

6742 224 Street

Knife Maker's House

Quentin and Julia visit a knife maker with Martin Chatwin to commission the creation of the knife needed to kill the Beast in episode 1x13 “Have You Brought Me Little Cakes?”. The gang returns to the house to come up with a plan after Juliet leaves with the Beast in episode 2x01 “Knight of Crowns”.

Fillory Stream

Julia and Quentin walk with Martin Chatwin and explain why they followed Jane into Fillory in episode 1x13 “Have You Brought Me Little Cakes?”.

Murs Farm

Julia and Kady create a massive storm on a French farm to draw Reynard out in episode 2x12 “Ramifications”.

Fillory Riverside

The students are transported to Fillory by Victoria and split off into different directions in episode 1x12 “Thirty-Nine Graves”.

Wedding Venue (exterior)

Eliot is married to the knife maker's daughter in episode 1x13 “Have You Brought Me Little Cakes?”.

The Eastside Flea

Hedge Witch Hideout

Marina walks into their hideout where Julia is getting her first star tattoo in episode 1x02 “The Source of Magic”. Quentin and Eliot find the safe house while tracking the stolen book in episode 1x03 “Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting”.

Appears in 3 additional episodes.
The World in the Walls

Julia and Marina talk about the putting the spell on Quentin and later Marina kicks Julia out after regaining her memories.

Mendings, Major and Minor

Julia tries to talk her way back in.

Also appears in “Impractical Applications”.
Julia's Safe House

Julia shows Hannah her new safe house in episode 1x06 “Impractical Applications”.

Overlynn Mansion

Plover Mansion

Jane Chatwin enters a closet doorway to Fillory in episode 1x08 “The Strangled Heart”. Alice, Eliot, Quentin, and Penny head to the Plover family mansion to search for the magic button in episode 1x09 “The Writing Room”.

Appears in 2 additional episodes.
Have You Brought Me Little Cakes?

The gang enters The Wellspring and finds themselves in Martin's recreation of the mansion.

Knight of Crowns

They return to the Wellspring after everyone is healed by Alice's god powers to search for more clues.

Peregrine Convalescent Home

Richard brings Julia to help Kiera in episode 1x09 “The Writing Room”.

Former Vancouver Zoo (Stanley Park)

Fillory Hillside

On their way back to the castle, Margo and Eliot notice something strange and learn from some farmers that Fen and Josh were deposed hundreds of years ago and now the Dark King rules Fillory in episode 4x13 “No Better to Be Safe Than Sorry”. Margo and Eliot are getting drunk and lamenting their inability to get into the castle when some folks walk by and invite them to a party in episode 5x01 “Do Something Crazy”.

Temple of Ember (exterior)

Julia and Quentin explore Ember's temple and later (in the past) they stumble upon it with Martin Chatwin before being interrupted by the Watcherwoman in episode 1x13 “Have You Brought Me Little Cakes?”. Eliot and Margo go searching for Ember's help in episode 2x03 “Divine Elimination”.

Central Park

The monster and his sister discuss what happened in her time away and what they are going to do now in episode 4x12 “The Secret Sea”.

2026 West 63rd Avenue

Quinn House (exterior)

Alice leads Quentin to a house outside Chicago where they can get more information on traveling in episode 1x10 “Homecoming”. Quentin arrives at Alice's parents' house for her memorial in episode 2x06 “The Cock Barrens”.

Appears in 2 additional episodes.
The Losses Of Magic

Alice walks up to her parents' house and has to psych herself up to knock on the door.

Home Improvement

Alice visits her mother's home and later Gavin and another librarian show up looking for someone inside.

211 Ranch Road (interior)

Julia heads inside the woman's house and learns more about how she cast the banishment in episode 2x06 “The Cock Barrens”.

West Lawn (Riverview Hospital)

Hillside

The students go through a doorway from Brakebills South back to the main campus in episode 1x07 “The Mayakovsky Circumstance”. Penny, Alice, and Quentin work on their group project in episode 1x08 “The Strangled Heart”.

Appears in 2 additional episodes.
Remedial Battle Magic

The gang practices battle magic.

We Have Brought You Little Cakes

Alice is leaving class late at night when Friar Joseph approaches her to let her know that an enemy she made as a niffin is coming after her.

Minaty Bay

The Secret Sea

Fen takes Penny and Quentin to the secret magical reservoir and reveals that curse that turned Josh into a fish in episode 4x12 “The Secret Sea”. Penny teleports his friends to the sea after trapping the sister only to find Everett has already drained all of the magical reserve in episode 4x13 “No Better to Be Safe Than Sorry”.

After Island

Eliot leads his crew to claim After Island for Fillory but learns that a terrifying monster has been plaguing the populace in episode 3x02 “Heroes and Morons”.

Rio Vista

Underworld

Josh gets off the elevator with the Fillory kid and searches for a way out of the Underworld with OG Penny's help in episode 5x10 “Purgatory”.

335 Garden Street

Kady and Alice find Hades mourning and playing Untitled Goose Game in a garage apartment on Earth and try to get him to return to the Underworld to help Josh in episode 5x10 “Purgatory”.

Elysium

Quentin and Julia find their way to Elysium which they find filled with a bunch of shades performing minor miracles in episode 2x11 “The Rattening”.

Canada Post Main Office

Library of Northern New Jersey

Julia and Quentin find the book without an author based on Eliot's hint in episode 3x01 “The Tales of the Seven Keys”.

Post Office on 58th

The gang finds Professor Lipson on the edge of the roof preparing to jump and Quentin tries to talk her down in episode 3x02 “Heroes and Morons”.

World Formerly Known as Cuba

Umber takes Quentin to the pocket universe he is working on and asks Q what he thinks of the world in episode 2x13 “We Have Brought You Little Cakes”.

East Lawn Building (Riverview Hospital)

Nave Hotel (machine room)

Eliot and Alice go to turn on the AC upstairs and have to start singing when confronted with a bellhop in episode 5x12 “The Balls”.

Dublin Street

Quentin wakes up in a taxi in Dublin and panics over what the Alice-niffin has been up to in episode 2x08 “Word as Bond”.

Overland Psychiatric Hospital

Julia finds Penny's mother working as a nurse at a psychiatric hospital and convinces Penny to visit her to get answers in episode 5x12 “The Balls”.

Round Table Club

Dormitory (interior)

Quentin wakes up in his new dorm room after collapsing during the test, and later Kady and Penny have sex and float into the air in episode 1x01 “Unauthorized Magic”.

Final Test

Quentin is put through a final magical test before being admitted to Brakebills in episode 1x01 “Unauthorized Magic”.

Grad School Interview (interior)

Quentin and Julia enter the interview location only to find the interviewer sitting dead in episode 1x01 “Unauthorized Magic”.

North 40 Dog Park

Trap Tree

Julia and Quentin rescue Jane Chatwin from a trap tree shortly after arriving in Fillory in episode 1x13 “Have You Brought Me Little Cakes?”.

Martin Chatwin's Grave

The whole gang comes upon the old grave of Martin Chatwin in episode 1x13 “Have You Brought Me Little Cakes?”.

The Castle That Isn't There

Margo and Josh create a distraction so Penny and Alice can sneak into the dungeon in episode 1x13 “Have You Brought Me Little Cakes?”.

6525 Boundary Road

The Library

Penny is filing books in the Underworld Library when he hears the voices of the rest of the gang in episode 3x09 “All That Josh”. Penny gets invited to a book club, argues with Sylvia, cons his way into a way out of the Underworld, and has a nice talk with Hades in episode 3x10 “The Art of the Deal”. Christopher Plover leads Alice to the revisions room and she steals the manuscripts for her and her friends in episode 4x04 “Marry Fuck Kill”.

Thompson Trail (Stanley Park)

Dueling Woods

The group brings the Beast to Fillory and attempt to kill him in episode 2x03 “Divine Elimination”. Eliot chases King Idri into the forest but a magic blackout occurs before he can win the duel in episode 2x09 “Lesser Evils”.

Forest

Dean Fogg's spell leaves the monster reeling and confused in a strange forest giving the others a chance to attack it in episode 4x13 “No Better to Be Safe Than Sorry”.

Empty Lot off Cristal Falls Road

Mountain of Ghosts (peak)

Eliot and Alice arrive at the peak, Alice drops Quentin's Essence down to the Underworld, and Eliot finally works up the courage to tell Alice about what he shared with Quentin in episode 5x03 “The Mountain of Ghosts”.

Coronation Spot

The gang arrives at the location for the coronation to find a slightly dead knight defending the crowns. After passing the test they proceed to coronate one another in episode 2x01 “Knight of Crowns”.

Gabriola

Irish Monastery

Quentin heads into a former monastery to find that Alice set up a summoning for him to trigger to bring about Friar Joseph in episode 2x08 “Word as Bond”.

Abandoned West Dormitory

Penny attempts to communicate with Julia and Quentin through a trapped ghost while they attempt to find out about the second key in episode 3x04 “Be The Penny”.

1010 George Street

Daniel Stoppard's Lair

Penny wakes up in a cell next to Marina and learns that Daniel Stoppard had them kidnapped so he can send them back to their original timeline in episode 4x06 “A Timeline and Place”.

Egyptian Museum

Julia and Quentin are searching for clues in some recently uncovered Egyptian artifacts when they are unexpectedly joined by the monster in episode 4x06 “A Timeline and Place”.

Shanghai Alley

Shanghai Alley

Kady and Pete search for the library storehouse but find an empty lot in its place in episode 5x01 “Do Something Crazy”. Fogg and Kady marvel at the Etheric Realm while high off their minds and notice a brown bunny trying to lead them somewhere in episode 5x04 “Magicians Anonymous”.

Devonian Harbour Park

Central Park

Emily and Quentin go walking through the park while drinking and she shows him how to use magic to blow smoke rings in episode 2x05 “Cheat Day”. Julia and Quentin investigate the lust spell cast in the park and discover Alice conducting her own search for the batteries in episode 3x02 “Heroes and Morons”.

682 Beachview Drive

Umber's House

Hyman travels Eliot, Margo, Josh, and Fen to the home of Umber where they find an old projection protecting the pocket universe in episode 5x11 “Be the Hyman”.

Locarno Beach Park

Beach of Lost Socks

Kady and Fogg follow the brown bunny to the beach where the Emperor is hanging out. He tells them that in exchange for the information they seek, one of them will have to remain in the Etheric Realm forever in episode 5x04 “Magicians Anonymous”.

Dollar Meat Store

#1 Choice Meats Butcher Shop

Julia and Kady head to the shop where they meet a pair of Mu Dong who can help them with the pregnancy, but only if they can come up with a million dollars in gold bars in episode 2x07 “Plan B”.

3263 West 48th Avenue

Marina's House

Alice and Kady visit Marina looking for information on the Couple but find her transformed into a very different version of herself in episode 5x11 “Be the Hyman”.

Southlands Nursery

Brakebills Greenhouse

Alice helps Hamish Bax to the greenhouse to find some healing plants and discovers a device that can affect circumstances in a localized area in episode 5x07 “Acting Dean”.

6228 Blenheim Street

Anna's House

Marina visits her ex-girlfriend to get the heist book for Kady and Alice but Anna doesn't believe Marina has changed in episode 5x11 “Be the Hyman”.

Elysian Coffee

Elysian

Kady meets with Harriet to get her help with recovering the key and ends up volunteering her friends to help with Harriet's mission in episode 3x07 “Poached Eggs”.

El Camino's

Revolucion

Kady searches out someone named Love Lady to help find the items she needs for the Baba Yaga and finds that it is Pete using that moniker in episode 4x07 “The Side Effect”.