Most people find it takes at least two hours to get around all our attractions. Go at your own pace and spend as long as you like enjoying the illusions.

Yes! We have a storage area where you can leave bulky items like luggage, coats and jackets or shopping bags. Although we’ll take good care of your belongings, we can’t accept liability for any loss, theft or damage to it. Ask when you buy your tickets.

All ages. From babies to grandparents, everyone loves Camera Obscura. There’s something for everyone, even those that are hard to impress. The proof? Parents of teenagers often tell us we were the highlight of their family’s Edinburgh trip.

Yes! Our attractions are ideal for all ages, from tiny babies to hard-to-impress teenagers.

Please note that children aged 12 and under need to be accompanied by an adult when visiting the attraction. An adult qualifies as anyone aged 16 and over. 

We’ve made sure there’s lots on offer for people with all kinds of different abilities. For information about specific access requirements, see our accessibility page or give us a call – we’re happy to provide as much information as you would like.

Yes ! You can do this on our website here or give us a call or email us with what you need.

Our wonderful 17th-century building is listed by Historic Environment Scotland so for the timebeing, we are a stairs-only attraction. We hope to find a way to make it more accessible in future. Please contact us if you have any questions about access – we’ll do everything we can to help.

Yes. You can book a date and time slot for entry on our 'Book Now' page. We'll be monitor the number of visitors carefully throughout the day, and capacity per time slot will be limited to guarantee that everyone gets the very best experience.

We don’t have an on-site café, but you can grab a snack in our gift shop any time. Your ticket also gets you money off at several nearby cafes and restaurants. Visit our Discount Partners page to see all the current offers. 

Yes, we accept all major credit and debit cards.

At this time, we can only accept sterling. We also accept all major credit and debit cards.

First thing in the morning – no question. It’s the best way to start your day in Edinburgh, taking in the incredible city views from our rooftop tower. This is also when we’re quietest, so you’ll get more time and space to explore.

Yes of course! We pride ourselves on being a dog-friendly attraction and can provide water bowls you can take around with you to maintain your pup's comfort and wellbeing.  

As family groups consist of many variations, we don't currently offer a family ticket, to allow inclusivity to all our visitors. Tickets are individually priced. 

Yes! We have free WiFi which is available to all our visitors. Our team will give you the access code at the admissions desk on your arrival. 

Why not use the WiFi to share your visit on social media or leave us a review of your visit on TripAdvisor? 

Our 17th-century building only has stairs for you to explore our six floors of fun. This means that pushchairs, buggies and prams all need to be left in our admissions area before starting your visit. 

You can borrow one of our brilliant baby carriers – there’s no charge. Just speak to a member of the team on your arrival. 

You can read all about what we are doing to keep you and our team safe on our dedicated Coronavirus Update page. 

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