Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

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549 Castlehill (Royal Mile)
Edinburgh, EH1 2ND
+44 131 226 3709

Foursquare Tips

  • A must-see for fans of optical illusions, holograms and photography. Small, unique and quirky. Worth the money.
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  • Great fun, well worth it
  • going on a sunny day gives you the best view from the Obscura itself but there is more than enough to do on a wet day
  • Great fun for adults, I got addicted to the vortex tunnel!
  • Come and see Edinburgh from a different perspective!
  • Standard adult admission price is 14.50. Home to some of the finest views of the city and also a whole range of extraordinary optical illusions.
  • Top notch. Amazing museum, if you go after sunset, you'll get a discount.
  • GREAT FUN! And a great way to spend a couple of hours on a rainy day.
  • Amazing fun place. A must go if you're in Edinburgh.
  • Can get quite crazy when busy, but will keep kids young and old amused for hours!
  • A must go to if you are in Edinburgh. Quite mind puzzling and entertaining. Expect to spend about an hour or so.
  • Brilliant place for all ages :)
  • Had the best time ever! Do visit, especially if ur on a holiday with ur family!
  • Great for kids.
  • Totally in love with it! The view from the top of the building is fantastic and the museum itself is so fun. Totally worth at least one visit (I'll come back sooner or later)
  • Incredible! So interesting and well worth the money!
  • Worth the entrance fee. The Ames room can provide endless amusement. The actual camera obscura worth going in for, but one for the kids. There's lots of steps up and down, be warned!
  • Brilliant new exhibits!
  • Come and see