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Camera Obscura

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At least he answers email.

There is a website for the camera obscura. I haven't been to the camera obscura itself. I wrote to... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
daleko2018
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Timbuktu, Mali
Victorian Dark Room (confusing opening times)

Today (Tuesday) Hubby and me walked up the Great Orme to the top of Happy Valley to find this... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Jilly2903
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Llan Ffestiniog, United Kingdom
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All reviews the cable car station well worth a visit operator victorian views orme
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Today (Tuesday) Hubby and me walked up the Great Orme to the top of Happy Valley to find this building closed (again). To be fair, we didn't expect it to be open in November. There was a confusing sign on the door which said it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jilly2903
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

I looked on line before comming,it says open each day. Walked there on Thursday at 10.30 sign on the door says open from 10 fri-sun. Went back on Friday at around 11, still closed. Needs to update website and sign on door.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff and well maintained. Open from ten till four and run by volunteers who know what they are talking about

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Matt went out of his way to make sure all the family had plenty of time in the camera. He gave an informative talk which explains how the camera works and the historical context. Fascinating trip back in time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brampton281
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Didn't know this lovely place existed until we came off the cable car in driving rain yesterday, and spotted the little shed. The proprietor was about to close, because the light wasn't good enough for a viewing, but said we could at least shelter from...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

No trip to Llandudno is complete without a visit to the beautiful Great Orme. We spend hours wandering around Happy Valley or just sitting admiring the lovely coastal views. But what really makes the day is a trip to the fascinating Camera Obscura set just...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

Situated just on the 'mound' overlooking the Grand Hotel & bay, this Victorian marvel gives panoramic views of Llandudno. It's a step back in time.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Neil S
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

What could be better than visiting Victorian entertainment in Britan’s finest Victorian Resort?! Having visited a Camera Obscura in Cadiz in Spain, and being amazed by it - were thrilled to visit Llandudno’s on a sunny afternoon. No spoilers as to what you will see,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank WillowPAW
Reviewed 14 February 2018

There is a website for the camera obscura. I haven't been to the camera obscura itself. I wrote to the email address on the website and got this reply promptly: I run it on my own and also work and have commitments so it has...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank daleko2018
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Over the last several years, Hubby and I have walked past this rare 19th century octagonal building many times but it has never been open. Today (Thursday) we went again and it was still CLOSED? so we just used our naked eyes to enjoy the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jilly2903
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