Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

Things to do at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions review

Camera Obscura and the World of Illusions is located in the Castlehill section of Edinburgh, Scotland, close to the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. It has five floors packed full of over 100 illusions and hands-on exhibits. Plus they have some pretty amazing rooftop views over Edinburgh.

Right at the top, you will find the Camera Obscura show. It is a dark room with a large table and a beam of light. What happens next is like nothing you’ve seen before. On the rooftop, you have an unbeatable vantage point of Edinburgh Castle, The Royal Mile and the Firth of Forth. There are telescopes to take in the view.

On the 5th floor, there is the Magic Gallery. This has a variety of cool optical illusions and hands-on interactive experiences. There are plasma tubes and globes that bring electricity straight to your fingertips. On the fourth floor, there is Light Funtastic. This is filled with interactive fun, tricks and illusions, many are unique to the attraction.

On the third floor is Eye Spy Edinburgh. You can discover Victorian and 3D cityscapes alongside their view cams. You can use their cameras and mirrors to view yourself in a new way plus their thermal cameras will show you just who is hot and cold. On the 2nd floor, there is Bewilderworld with its biggest and most amazing illusions. Lose yourself in a magic mirror maze, then try to stay stood upright in their Vortex tunnel. Finally, on the 1st floor, you will find their shop and reception.

FAQ and Further Information Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

Is there food and drink available?

There is no on-site cafe, they sell snacks in their shop. There are plenty of cafes, pubs and restaurants nearby.

What are the main things to do?

Interactive and hands-on displays fill with optical tricks, illusions and more. There is a camera obscura and rooftop views of Edinburgh. There are toilets and a shop with snacks.

What are the ticket prices?

*Expensiveu003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Expensive. Tickets are cheaper if bought online in advance. An adult ticket online costs £19.95 and children aged 5-15 are £15.95. Under 5s are free, . Other pricing options are available.

Is there parking?

There is no parking, parking is nearby in pay and display car parks.

When are they open?

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Dog friendly?

Dogs are welcome.

Are they accessible?

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