Camera Obscura & Holograph Gallery

Scenic Lookout
1096 Point Lobos Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 750-0415
Monday
11:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday
11:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday
11:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday
11:00am - 5:00pm
Friday
11:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday
11:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday
11:00am - 5:00pm

Tips

  • Camera Obscura was built by Floyd Jennings in 1946 as an attraction for nearby Playland-at-the-Beach. About 10 years later, the building was modified to look like a camera that a tourist left behind.
  • This is a cool thing to check out on a sunny day. The image looks really crisp and very high definition. I was mesmerized. Definitely worth the price of admission.
  • its always closed
  • FAVORITE THING IN THE CITY :) you must come here if you are visiting, such a cute lil gem.
  • One of my favorite things to see in SF! It is a must!
  • This is an old relic from Playland at the beach. Sometimes it's not obvious if it's open, but the hours should be 11-5 Mon-Sun. Make sure it's sunny so you can see Seal Rock.
  • Go before it gets foggy
  • The ancient version of HDTV. Very clear image on a sunny day.
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Nearby places

Point Lobos Ave. (at Merrie Way)
1090 Point Lobos (at Great Hwy)
Point Lobos Ave (at Great Hwy)