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Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

14,146 Reviews

Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

14,146 Reviews
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Jade G wrote a review Nov 21
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Visited yesterday 20th with my son and partner and what an experience we had. My son has additional support needs and when we arrived a lovely lady who’s name I have sadly forgot greeted us with the biggest happiest smile, she made us feel so comfortable and not like my son was any bother in the environment he is in where as some places I am nervous to take him. She gave us some ear defenders, and asked us if there was anything he was particularly sensitive too, when we were walking around she kept appearing with informating and little tips and I honestly feel that she made the experience 10 times better, you should be very proud of this particular staff member. I took a litttle dizzy turn in the gift shop also and the staff member behind the counter was lovely and offered me a seat. We really cannot wait to return and I feel that this particular staff member does deserve particular recognition. The actual exhibits were so much fun and we laughed and laughed.Thank you for a great experience, Jade, dawn and Lewis :)
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from ClaireCameraObscura, Manager at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Responded 4 days ago
Hi Jade, Dawn and Lewis, thank you for this amazing review. We're so pleased to hear you had so much fun and our team made you feel safe and welcome. We'll be sure to pass along your kind words, and we very much look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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Charl0tta wrote a review Nov 21
Aberdeen, United Kingdom99 contributions75 helpful votes
as arriving to the camera obscure rooftop view we were approached by a nice gentleman with glasses who was just bursting with information and had many knowledgable facts that indeed we were staring at the Harry Potter building and before we could even open our mouths he burst out with another fun fact about Edinburgh’s history, eventually he wouldn’t leave. I was certain this was the same man we saw downstairs wondering around the police booth, it was like he was a stealthy kitten, a very mystical man. I enjoyed our time there despite the restrictions.
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Response from ClaireCameraObscura, Manager at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Responded 4 days ago
Hi, thank you for letting us know you had a good visit. We're delighted our team were fantastic and were able to share lots of facts and fun information with you. We hope you got lots of photos during your visit and we hope you'll visit us again soon.
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Broontoon wrote a review Nov 16
2 contributions4 helpful votes
Very good experience for any age and staff are very friendly and helpful and the place was very clean
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from CameraObscuraEdin, Marketing Assistant at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Responded 1 week ago
Hello there, and thank you for your excellent five-star review! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit so much. We're pleased to receive such positive feedback on our clean regimen and our team! Thank you for visiting, and we can't wait to welcome you back in the future.
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Alicja W wrote a review Nov 9
Cupar, United Kingdom1 contribution
Been there again after couple of years and liked it even more! Fantastic experience for big and small😁 Highly recommend for a day out😁
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from TonyCameraObscura, Manager at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi, thank you for letting us know you had a great time. We're delighted you returned for a second visit and enjoyed all of our interactive exhibits, we really do have something to entertain all ages. We hope you'll return for your third visit soon.
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Teo GN wrote a review Nov 8
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Visited amidst distancing restrictions of 2020, and although a one-way system was mandated every part of the building was accessible, and worth every moment too. Staff were helpful and did their best. Some of the visual exhibits really twisted my brain - in an exciting way.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from TonyCameraObscura, Manager at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello and thank you for sharing what a great time you had. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit with our new guidelines in place and our team were helpful, we'll be sure to pass along your kind words. We hope that you'll visit us again soon.
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