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Language School Group VisitThe Camera Obscura & World of Illusions is a popular destination for overseas students who come to Edinburgh to study English. Many schools include our attraction as part of their social activities program. The experience is both educational and fun and groups often say it is their favourite visit in Edinburgh.

It is also an ideal location as it is close to many other attractions and places to visit for the group.

In order to benefit from our group rates, please book at least 24 hours in advance.
If you would like to make a booking please contact us to ensure that a space is available.....

When you phone us please ensure that you have the following details:

Day of your visit
Time of your visit
Name of group leader or organiser
No of children & leader(s)
Method of payment

Contact details (address, Tel no, e-mail)
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  What visitors thought
  Absolutely loved it all. Lots to keep the kids amused. Fabulous day out. Well done.
k Sinclair, Fife

Very interesting and very educational
Stuart & Caroline Leatham, York

Very interactive and hands on, for children especially. Show- also informative. Thouroughly enjoyed visual view of whole city- able to spot where they had been .
2nd & 5th Oban Brownies

This was a wonderful educational exhibition. Thank you
Catalina Agyepong

Excellent- just the right level for our 6 & 8 year old. Very informative.
the Henderson family, Kelso

I thought that it was great that all the exhibits were pretty much hands on. I think this is the best way to learn - as a child or an adult. I found the whole experience entertaining as well as educational.
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My son loved it! We learnt a lot of new things about Edinburgh's history.
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Very visual experience which was informative, educational and entertaining. The children really enjoyed the interactive displays which were easy to understand and relate to.
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I loved the collection of visual illusions. I teach some of these to undergraduate psychology students but this is the first time I've seen so many in one place.
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The whole visit was excellent - every year when I bring nearly 50 13 year girls , it is welcoming and exciting - they are always thrilled by it all. We spend around 2 hours there, and they could still spend more time. All I could hear from around the building was "Wow that's so cool!" High praise indeed!
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