The Marauder's Map was last seen in Harry's possesion during Deathly Hallows.

What child did Harry give the Marauders Map to, if any?


Apparently, James Sirius Potter stole it (Lived up to his name, li'l boy!)!

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Courtney: What child did Harry give the Marauders Map to if any
J.K. Rowling: I've got a feeling he didn't give it to any of them, but that James sneaked it out of his father's desk one day.

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    I wish these sort of details would have made it into the book, instead of the thrown-together ending we got :( – BlueRaja - Danny Pflughoeft May 3 '11 at 17:46
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    Nice answer! Thanks for the details. – Sunny Boy May 5 '11 at 12:40
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    You'd think that she'd know, instead of having a feeling. They are her characters, after all. – Rob Dec 29 '11 at 18:01
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    Pfff. My characters do things I didn't expect them to all the time. If can predict their actions completely... you didn't write strong enough characters. – Tynam Jan 5 '12 at 14:33
  • What a terrible thing to break such a tradition... – o0'. Feb 15 '14 at 20:39

According to The Cursed Child

Harry had the map under lock at least during Albus's third year, since he was able to loan it out to Headmistress Mcgonnagall.

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    This was the part of the play that bothered me the most. – ibid Jul 31 '16 at 8:30

I assume that he didn't give it to anyone, he just kept it as an old souvenir.

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    Well, ykombinator turned up JKR's opinion on that, but it's not based on what's in the book. What, in the book, do you base your assumption on? – user56 May 3 '11 at 6:50
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    Please include a reference to assist in your claim. – JustinKaz May 3 '11 at 15:07
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    Hope you have some basis to support your theory!!! – Sunny Boy May 5 '11 at 12:39

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