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fun science activity with kids

We spent about 1-1.5 hours here with our 4-year-old. At the top of the tower they have a camera... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2018
Catarroja, Spain
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Astronomy, physics and great panorama

The so called magic tower is located on the upper floors of the Liceum (college of Eger). You have... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2018
Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Mainly went to view the library but thought we would view this on the upper floor. Very disappointing. Most of the interactive dispays were out of order and the set up looked like it was put together as part of a school project.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

We spent about 1-1.5 hours here with our 4-year-old. At the top of the tower they have a camera obscura that is definitely fun for adults. Lower floors they have some interactive experiments; torus cannon, laser beams, hot air balloon, etc. . We did not...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

The so called magic tower is located on the upper floors of the Liceum (college of Eger). You have a bit of everything here: you get to see this beautiful building inside, you get to know about astronomy and binoculars, you experiment with physics, get...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

full of interest staffs, escpecially the camera obscura and the telescope was amazing. The staff was professional and could answer for every question

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed May 27, 2016

The magic room is six floors up in the astronomical tower in the Liceum, the oldest part of the Eszterhazy Karoly University of Applied Sciences. The Liceum is opposite the basilica and you enter the building from the side facing the basilica. The astronomical tower...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed May 27, 2016

The Eger camera obscura dating from 1776 is one of only two in the world. The other one is in Edinburgh in Scotland which was built, the people in Eger claimed, in 1778. The Eger camera obscura is at the top of the astronomical tower...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Edmund R
Reviewed March 25, 2016

I have read that there were only two Camera Obscura's left in Europe, one in Eger, one in Edinburgh and though this would be a great out of the way place to see. For my husband and myself ( it was a total of 2600ft,...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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