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Avoid being stuck in long ticket lines at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions by securing entry and pre-booking your admission in advance. This exciting attraction has five floors and over 150 hands-on exhibits to discover. Explore illusions, tricks, puzzles, giant kaleidoscopes, 3D images, and even a magical mirror maze.
Highlights
  • Secure your entry in advance to Camera Obscura and World of Illusion
  • Bypass the long lines of people waiting to buy tickets at the door
  • Find out what the Victorian version of virtual reality was 150 years ago
  • Lots to see—explore over 150 different exhibits
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Duration
2–4 hours
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  • Entry/Admission - Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible - this attraction is within a six-story building which is listed and therefore cannot have a lift installed.
  • Children under the age of 5 go free
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Party sizes / groups of over 9 visitors may have to wait to gain entry or be asked to return at a quieter time. If you are a group of 9 or more, please contact directly to book.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Dan T wrote a review Mar 2020
Weybridge, United Kingdom4 contributions
So much interactive stuff to do and it's suitable for literally anyone. The staff are all incredibly friendly and happy to help with anything. Would recommend for anyone visiting Edinburgh!
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Response from TonyCameraObscura, Manager at Skip the Line: Camera Obscura and World of Illusions Admission Ticket
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Dan and thank you for your five-star review. It’s great to hear you had amazing fun and would recommend for all ages. Our team are some of the friendliest around, we’ll be sure to pass along your kind words. Thanks for visiting and we hope to see you again soon.
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pjmfromri wrote a review Mar 2020
Newport, Rhode Island17 contributions4 helpful votes
Some very interesting things happening here. Seeing the city in the manner that you can is truly amazing.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from TonyCameraObscura, Manager at Skip the Line: Camera Obscura and World of Illusions Admission Ticket
Responded 1 week ago
Hello and thank you for your very cool review! It is great to hear you had an interesting experience with us. The views from our Rooftop Terrace and Camera Obscura both offer a unique view of Edinburgh, we hope you enjoyed both. Please don’t be a stranger and come visit us again soon.
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Mrs B wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom58 contributions16 helpful votes
More than you think !! Amazing views amazing tours and so much to do !! Definitely a highlight of our trip !! Go in and you’ll be amazed !!!
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Response from TonyCameraObscura, Manager at Skip the Line: Camera Obscura and World of Illusions Admission Ticket
Responded 1 week ago
Hello Clare, thank you for leaving this lovely review. As we are a World of Illusions, there is more to us than meets the eye and it is great to hear you think so too! We are glad to hear you enjoyed our Rooftop Terrace with its 360 view of Edinburgh and your tour of the city inside our 167-year-old Camera Obscura which offers a unique view. Please come back for more fun soon.
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Greg H wrote a review Mar 2020
Leeds, United Kingdom7 contributions
Thanks so much to Jeremy for the tour of Edinburgh and his cheesy jokes its a great way to spend a couple of hours.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from TonyCameraObscura, Manager at Skip the Line: Camera Obscura and World of Illusions Admission Ticket
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Greg and thank you for letting us know what an awesome time you had visiting us. We’re also a huge fan of Jeremy’s cheesy jokes, he’ll be delighted to know you enjoyed them! Thanks for leaving us a review and we hope you’ll come back soon.
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Tom wrote a review Mar 2020
Dalton-on-Tees, United Kingdom11 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a large group of adults and children range from 4-12 age and booked on line so was cheaper and paid on arrival. Lovely visit so much to see and do over the 6 floors. Book the show on the top floor very good and staff very funny. A easy 3-1/2 spent in the museum. For the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from TonyCameraObscura, Manager at Skip the Line: Camera Obscura and World of Illusions Admission Ticket
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Tom and thank you for your amazing recommendation. We’re so pleased to hear you had a fantastic time and found something to entertain all ages in your group. With over 100 interactive exhibits, the Camera Obscura show and breath-taking rooftop views of Edinburgh, we believe we’ve something for everyone. Thanks for letting us know about your visit and we hope to welcome you all back in the future.
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patticha511
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One of the best parts of my weekend in Edinburgh!
Even though this seemed like a place targeted towards kids, my friends and I were really excited to come and see ev
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joethomson1986
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Excellent visitor attraction
Went here with my partner after looking online and also seeing in brochures in our hotel room and can say was defin
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bobpC6866FK
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Weird
Really good visit, the initial guide Ryan made the start really interesting and fun. Going down the floors was grea
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MrsScott2020
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Love this
We love this place Jeremy was a good host, we love the tunnel gift shop is highly pricey but everything else was am
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jodiestravel
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Fun-filled afternoon
We visited Camera Obscura and World of Illusions spontaneously on a rainy afternoon and what fun we had! We watched
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918samanthan
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Weird, wacky, wonderful
Just an hour of being amazed by how your eyes really see the work when tested, and a short tour of Edinburgh throug
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misscb2018
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So much fun.
Really enjoyed this place. There are a lot of stairs and no lift but worth the climb. There are rest stops at each
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laurelkait
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Fun for all ages!
Camera Obscura was on our list of things to do but we thought it more of a children's attraction so just planned to
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730aarond
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Very interesting, even for adults!
We got here in the afternoon. When we bought our tickets we were told a show was about to start on the top floor. I
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paigeleighanne
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Long queues
Long queues to get in! Very busy but what do you expect in a . Tourist area ? Camera Obscura was really good. How
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C_Stephens5
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Amazing!
Wow, what a place to visit for all the ages! My partner and I visited here during a weekend breakaway and we were
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NinjaDuck17
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Something to do!
First of all big shout out to Patricia our observatory 6th guide. Super nice and super funny 😊 Me and my partner
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SaJaMy
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Lots of fun
We decided on a whim to visit and was not disappointed. We started on the top floor with a really cool little show
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U1263GHmattheww
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More for kids
You need to immature to enjoy this to its fullest the show at the top was very interesting and captivating, the vie
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careerbee
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Fantastic and interactive
We'd already had a long morning so I was a little reluctant to bring the toddler to another thing but he loved it!
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