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Camera Obscura & World of Illusions


One child FREE with every full-paying adult at
Camera Obscura & World of Illusions, Edinburgh

Carrentals.co.uk has clicked with Camera Obscura to offer kids a magical multimedia experience FREE!

Available until 30 September 2006, you and your kids can trip the light fantastic with this amazing interactive exhibition of optical illusions, housed in a 17th Century tower above the City of Edinburgh. To claim your free child pass with every full-paying adult, simply print out this voucher and take it with you to Camera Obscura & World of Illusions.


A visit to the Camera Obscura is one of the most unusual and fascinating activities Edinburgh has to offer. Where else can you view the city through a giant periscope, pick people up on your hands and swap heads with your friends?

The Victorian Camera Obscura itself is housed in a mysterious rooftop chamber, where live moving images of the streets below are projected onto a table through the monster periscope of the camera, in what could be the world's earliest example of CCTV!

There's also hands-on visual trickery of all kinds including massive kaleidoscopes, the world's largest plasmadome and enchanting 3D pictures which move and disappear before your eyes. Or become a master spy from the rooftop terrace, with its 360 degree views of Edinburgh, where a powerful Russian Navy telescope allows you to get up close and personal with this historic City.

A truly unique trip for all the family. The visit lasts around an hour and a half.

Camera Obscura & World of Illusions is open seven days a week 9.30am – 6.00pm (and until 7pm July & August). There is a car park on Castle Terrace nearby.

Terms & Conditions

1. The offer is valid until 30 September 2006 and allows one free child place for each full paying adult

2. To claim your free child place print out this voucher and take it with you to Camera Obscura