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.

Station details & facilities

Departures and arrivals from Edinburgh

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Glasgow CentralScotRail09:2614On time
to London Kings CrossLondon North Eastern Railway09:309On time
to AberdeenScotRail09:3015On time
to Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail09:3012On time
to NewcastleTransPennine Express09:348WOn time
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from CowdenbeathScotRail09:2818On time
from Helensburgh CentralScotRail09:3010On time
from PerthScotRail09:341On time
from Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail09:3612Late
from InvernessScotRail09:3915Late

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