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Camera Obscura & World of Illusions tickets

549 Castlehill, Edinburgh, EH1 2ND

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Evening entry for adults or children to Camera Obscura & World of Illusions during the Edinburgh Festival; experience mind-bending optical illusions & a unique view of the city from the rooftop tower

Mind-boggling optical illusions 

  • Evening entry for one adult or one child to Camera Obscura & World of Illusions
  • Or for two adults, or one adult and one child
  • A unique experience that has intrigued visitors for over 150 years
  • Enjoy over 100 mind-bending optical illusions with five floors of fun to discover
  • Nothing is what it seems here, from a static walkway that makes you feel like you're spinning to a disorienting mirror maze – you'll be confused and amused in equal measure!
  • Be amazed by the swirling light vortex and the mirror maze, swap noses with a friend and see yourself grow, shrink and stretch
  • Step outside onto the Rooftop Terrace to enjoy the best 360 degree views of Edinburgh – the perfect spot for taking stunning photos
  • Or, when there’s a concert on at the castle, you can listen from the terrace! Hear Paul Weller on the 11th July, Kylie Minogue on the 14th and 15th July or the Proclaimers on the 20th and 21st! 
  • Suitable for all ages, from babies to grandparents - and under 5s go free! 
  • Rated 4.5/5 on TripAdvisor and as the number 5 thing to do in the city
  • Valid 7 days, including during the Fringe!

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What to expect

July concert dates: Two adult tickets or one adult & one child ticket to Camera Obscura & World of Illusions

August tickets: One child or, one or two adult tickets to Camera Obscura & World of Illusions

Evening tickets valid from 6pm

Small print

July voucher is valid on selected dates only: 11, 14, 15, 20 & 21 Jul 2019, 6pm - 10pm; subject to availability.

August voucher is valid from Fri 2 Aug 2019 until Sat 24 Aug 2019, 7 days, 6pm - 10pm; subject to availability.

Please note if you arrive near to closing time you will be granted free return entry the next morning before 11am.

Advance booking not required.

Multiple voucher purchases permitted.

Suitable for all ages; under 5’s go free and ages 5 – 15 years are classed as children.

Voucher does not include a Camera Obscura Show.

Duration approx. 2hrs.

No wheelchair access available.

Please note experience takes place over 6 floors including stairs.

The beginning and end period of a voucher’s validity is always the busiest.

Vouchers can be presented on mobile device or printed for redemption; please show your voucher on arrival.  

Voucher is not exchangeable for cash or valid with any other offers. 

Images used for illustrative purposes only.

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Small print

July voucher is valid on selected dates only: 11, 14, 15, 20 & 21 Jul 2019, 6pm - 10pm; subject to availability.

August voucher is valid from Fri 2 Aug 2019 until Sat 24 Aug 2019, 7 days, 6pm - 10pm; subject to availability.

Please note if you arrive near to closing time you will be granted free return entry the next morning before 11am.

Advance booking not required.

Multiple voucher purchases permitted.

Suitable for all ages; under 5’s go free and ages 5 – 15 years are classed as children.

Voucher does not include a Camera Obscura Show.

Duration approx. 2hrs.

No wheelchair access available.

Please note experience takes place over 6 floors including stairs.

The beginning and end period of a voucher’s validity is always the busiest.

Vouchers can be presented on mobile device or printed for redemption; please show your voucher on arrival.  

Voucher is not exchangeable for cash or valid with any other offers. 

Images used for illustrative purposes only.

  • Camera Obscura & World of Illusions
  • 549 Castlehill, Edinburgh,
    EH1 2ND
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