|Camera Obscura and World of Illusions Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 2ND|
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The Camera Obscura show is a fascinating and highly amusing way to see the city and learn about its history. This unique experience has delighted and intrigued people for over 150 years. It is a 'must' on any visit to Edinburgh.
Our friendly guide will entertain you while telling stories of Edinburgh, past and present, in an engaging and informative way. Our visitors are truly amazed at how, in this age of high technology, a simple array of mirror, lenses and daylight can produce this incredible panorama.
Experiencing the Camera Obscura is like stepping back in time!
GET READY FOR 6 FLOORS OF INTERACTIVE HANDS-ON FUN!
Rooftop Experience -
Don’t miss our unrivalled, breathtaking views of the city and its surrounding areas.
World of Illusions -
Enter a world where seeing is NOT believing and enjoy yourself with our hands on exhibitions.
Magic Gallery -
On this floor you will interact with incredible things like floating sweets, Victorian bendy mirrors & fish that swim on the floor.
Light Fantastic -
Be dazzled by our spectacular collection of 3D holograms.
Edinburgh Vision -
Turn your world upside down inside a giant pinhole camera, experience Edinburgh in 3D and go through a tunnel of never ending stars! Edinburgh Vision - explore...
Opening Hours -
July - August: Every day 09:00-21:00
September – October: Every day 09:30-19:00
November – March: Every day 10:00-18:00 (Closed 25th December)
April – June: Every day 09:30-19:30
Extended opening hours during School Holidays – 09:00-20:00
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