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“wow! camera obscura could help reduce crime.” 4 of 5 stars
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Observatory Museum
10 Bathurst Street, Grahamstown, South Africa
(046) 622 2312
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Ranked #4 of 15 things to do in Grahamstown
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Owner description: This odd house is an eclectic melange of architectural styles, the whimsy of amateur astronomer Henry Carter Galpin. Locals would set their watches by the time on Galpin’s clock tower.
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“wow! camera obscura could help reduce crime.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2010

hi am in North West and we were at graham for festival. i like the building and the people was so friendly. We even drove to the location to watch the game. We met manicipal worker whom we had a nice chat with him, n he also told us about other exciting areas which we visited. id like u to show us how camera obscura was done so we could help our communities in North West to reduce crime. AYOBA at Makoti Home Stay. find me on P.O. Box 477,LERATO,2880 (Ms R Mothupi)

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“Well worth a visit on a clear day”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2005

the museum itself is OK, but the mirrored view of the town is really fabulous. Go on a sunny clear day, and see the moving pictures. Kids will also love it. Be sure to tip well

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