Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Things to do in Edinburgh Scottish Borders
Visitor-Attractions in Scotland
Description: Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
The Royal Mile
Edinburgh EH1 2ND
How to get there:
By car: Parking on the Royal Mile impossible. Find car park in town, and walk.
By public transport: Regular public transport along the Royal Mile.
Seasonal opening details (2011):
July, August, Every day 09:30 - 21.00
September, October Every day 09:30 - 19:00.
Late opening on public and school holidays: 09.30 - 20.00 November - March Every day 10:00 - 18:00 (Closed 25th December)
Half term holiday : 10:00 - 20.00
April - June Every day 09:30 - 19:00.
Late opening on public and school holidays: 09.30 - 20.00
N.B. The last camera presentation usually begins 1 hour before closing, or earlier in winter as the Camera Obscura works with daylight.
We also recommend you allow two hours for the visit.
STANDARD ADMISSION PRICES
Adult: £11.95 Student (with ID): £9.95 Senior: £9.95 Child (5 - 15 years): £8.75
*under 5's go free
GROUP ADMISSION PRICES
Adult: £9.95 Senior/Student: £8.95 Language School: £8.95 Child (5 - 15 years): £7.00
*For every 10 paying visitors 1 leader is admitted free of charge.
N.B. Bookings must be made at least 24 hours in advance to qualify for discount.
Please book ASAP to guarantee your preferred time.
BUS/TOUR ADMISSION PRICES (10% discount)
Adult: £10.75 Senior/Student: £8.95 Unwaged: £8.95 Child (5 - 15 years): £7.90
DISABLED & CARER ADMISSION PRICES
Adult: £11.95 Child (5 - 15 years): £8.75
(carer free of charge)
Tel: 0131 226 3709
In addition to the Camera Obscura, there is the World of Illusions wirh the Magic Gallery, Holograms and the Edinburgh Vision 3D and livecam. Views from the rooftops over the city.
3 star VisitScotland attraction.
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