Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

With five floors and over 100 interactive, hands-on exhibits, we have something to entertain all ages!

Camera Obscura And World Of Illusions

About Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

Camera Obscura and World of Illusions Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 2ND
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With five floors and over 100 interactive, hands-on exhibits, we have something to entertain all ages. Tour Edinburgh’s streets without moving. Test your brain against mind-bending illusions. Take spectacular city scape photographs from our Rooftop Terrace. It’s all part of the Camera Obscura & World of Illusions experience.

Situated just a stone’s throw from Edinburgh Castle, at the top of Edinburgh’s historic Royal Mile, come and discover the first ever purpose built visitor attraction in Edinburgh and see history and modern marvels together under one roof.

Open Every Day Until Late.

Tickets can be booked online in advance at www.camera-obscura.co.uk

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