Travelling by train to the Camera Obscura is super-easy. The nearest railway station to the Camera Obscura is Edinburgh Waverley, which is served by LNER and ScotRail services throughout the day. It's 10 minutes to the Camera Obscura on foot - you'll find it west of the station on Castlehill. Exit the station at Waverley Bridge for the quickest route to Camera Obscura.
The Camera Obscura & World of Illusions is full of wonders for all to enjoy. You'll find it jam-packed with a fascinating collection and intriguing displays, suitable for all ages.
Visit the Camera Obscura and World of Illusions website for opening information.
|Staffing level||The staff is available at all times.|
|Left Luggage phone number||0131 516 9834|
|Left Luggage Website||http://www.lostproperty.org/locations.php|
|Shops note||Wide range of shops Passport Photo Booth|
|Telephone types||Cards and coins|
|Station Buffet notes|
Coffee shop Public House/Bar Food outlet (Seating available)
Located on concourse Located by the ticket office
|Bureau de Change||Available|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Nearest station with more facilities|
There is step free access to all parts of the station with lifts and escalators giving access to the platforms
|Staff Help notes|
Assistance is available from welcome hosts, the travel centre, and the mobility Assistance office as well as the customer information point in the main concourse. The Mobility Assistance Room is located opposite platform 4.
|Customer Service notes|
Please ask a welcome host or at the travel centre / mobility assistance room or at the customer information point in the centre of the main concourse
|Customer help points||Available|
|Carpark name||New Street: Long Stay|
|Car parking spaces||617|
|Cycle storage spaces||223|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes|
Cycle storage can be found in the station: by the lift at Platform 2 (37 spaces) Platform 3 (68 Spaces) and adjacent to Platform 19 (86 Spaces). Additional cycle spaces are available in New Street car park (32 spaces).
|Cycle storage notes||There are stands available.|
|Step-free access||Step free access is available throughout the whole station.|
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Unavailable|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
|Accessible taxis||Accessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information|