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“Rare Experience”
Review of Camera Obscura

Ranked #14 of 44 things to do in Douglas
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Reviewed 9 September 2013

Got in for a £1 and found the carousel of pictures most interesting.
Staff very friendly and helpful. Recommend a visit to all who visit Douglas.

Thank glenparva
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Reviewed 14 July 2013

Go up the hill to Douglas Head and you cant miss it. We went on a Sunday. The two cheerful volunteers there were very helpful. When you go inside let your eyes get used to the darkness and enjoy the projected images of the surrounding landscape. The obscura is housed in a charming wooden structure and there are lovely views of Douglas Bay.

Thank John H
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Reviewed 8 June 2013

Quite recently renovated I went to see it to bring back memories of my parents who took me here many many years ago to see Douglas via the clever multi mirrors or this Obscura-- It is fascinating watching the people wandering around the area on a flat table in front of you,.

Worth visiting to see what we had a long time before TV !!!

Thank TTFan3d
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Reviewed 15 May 2013

It was closed. There was no warning notice on the approach routes and indeed very little signage to direct visitors to its location.

1  Thank MidlandsBoater
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Reviewed 9 May 2013

The camera Obscura is a great Victorian gem unfortunately the opening hours are very limited . It's not going to set your world alight but at £2 entry it's worth every penny. Run by volunteers who were helpful and happy. Well worth the walk up the hill.

Thank A_happy_traveller_13
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