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Camera Obscura & World of Illusions Entrance Ticket

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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icon2 to 4 hours  (Approx.)
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Overview

Guarantee entrance to one of Edinburgh's most popular attractions, and skip the ticket line by pre-booking your admission to the Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. Choose your allotted time (morning, evening, or all-day) and get ready to enjoy the spectacle of mind-bending illusions and hands-on exhibits.
  • Guarantee entrance to one of Edinburgh's busiest attractions by pre-booking
  • Skip the lines of people waiting to purchase tickets at the door
  • Choose your preferred time slot—morning, afternoon, or all-day
  • Discover the original virtual reality, made by the Victorians 150 years ago
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Departure Point

Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2ND Scotland
  • 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 travelers 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 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Camera Obscura & World of Illusions

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Camera Obscura & World of Illusions Entrance Ticket?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Camera Obscura & World of Illusions Entrance Ticket.
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What is the policy on sanitization during Camera Obscura & World of Illusions Entrance Ticket?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
See all safety measures taken by Camera Obscura & World of Illusions Entrance Ticket.
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What is the social distancing policy during Camera Obscura & World of Illusions Entrance Ticket?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Camera Obscura & World of Illusions Entrance Ticket.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Camera Obscura & World of Illusions Entrance Ticket?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Camera Obscura & World of Illusions Entrance Ticket.

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Silly and fun
Samantha_S
, Jun 2021
Was well laid out and executed. Didn't expect as much as there was and was well worth the money paid. Good fun for any age
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Hi Samantha, thank you for recommending us so highly. It's great to hear you had a fun visit and found us to be value for money. Thank you for visiting and we hope to welcome you back soon.
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star-5
Will definitely be back
Craig_M
, Jun 2021
Great to experience do tricks and illusions. Weirdly satisfying to play and interact with some of t he things. Learning and having fun as you wonder through. Would definitely say you could visit a few times and learn and see new things each time
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Hi Craig, thank you for your five star review. It's fantastic to hear you had a great time enjoying our over 100 interactive exhibits, they really do give you lots to think about in a fun way! We would love to welcome you back for another visit and hope to see you soon.
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Lyndzi
Lyndzi_B
, Jun 2021
We had so much fun and giggled all the way round it. I would highly recommend the roof top views, absolutely stunning
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Hi Lyndzi, and thank you for your high recommendation. It's great to hear you had lots of fun and enjoyed the rooftop views, we hope you got lots of photographs. Thank you for visiting and we hope you'll visit us again soon.
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star-5
Brilliant
Thomas_P
, Jun 2021
Brilliantly informative and Bizarre! Lots of funthings to see, do and learn. Geeat views from the top!
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Hi Thomas, thank you for your great review. It's fantastic to hear you had a brilliant time and enjoyed our over 100 interactive exhibits. The views from our rooftop really are amazing, we hope you got lots of photographs. Thank you for visiting and we hope to welcome you back in the future.
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star-5
Great day out with my family
Chloe_M
, Jun 2021
Spent a fri afternoon here for the first time was good fun my 9 year olds loved it and so did we! Would defo recommend
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Hi Chloe, thank you for your five star recommendation. We're so pleased you and your family had a great day out and that there was something for you all to enjoy. We hope to welcome you back in the future.
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star-5
30 May 3021
Samantha_A
, May 2021
This experience was amazing. Fantastic museum.. educational and fun in a bundance. Well laid out with plenty of sanitising points at all levels. The view from the roof was breath taking. Would highly recommend for adults and children. 5 stars
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Hello, and thank you for this amazing 5 star review. We're delighted you found our museum of illusions fantastic and our safety measures met your expectations. We hope you got lots of photos from the rooftop to remember your visit and that you will come back and see us again soon.
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star-5
All round great experience
JNB
, May 2021
Great value for money and greeted by very friendly and informative staff. Social distancing measures are excellent.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Thank you for recommending us so highly to others. It's fantastic to hear you had a great time and found the visit value for money and our safety measures excellent. We hope to welcome you back for another visit soon.
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star-5
Good fun
Heather_D
, May 2021
Had a great time. Lots of things you can try. The hall if mirrors is brilliant as is the light tunnel
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Hi Heather, thank you for rating us 5 stars. We're so pleased you had a great time enjoying our interactive exhibits, we hope you took lots of photographs. We hope to be able to welcome you back some time soon.
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star-5
Great fun
Melissa_A
, May 2021
The mirror room and spiral corridor was my little ones favourite. Great day for the family. Also lots to choose from in the gift shop.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Hi Melissa, thank you for your 5 star review. It's great to hear you and your family had a fun visit and enjoyed our over 100 interactive exhibits, we hope you took lots of photos to remember your visit. We hope that you'll visit us again soon.
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star-4
Great time
Sneha_R
, May 2021
Me and my son (4yrs) has a great time together. He was super excited wanted to visit again. Definitely must go place 👍🏼
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Thank you for letting us know what a great time you and your son had visiting us. It's lovely to hear how excited he was and that he wants to visit us again, we can't wait to welcome you both back.
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