Grand Union Camera Obscura, Douglas

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  • August 14, 2017
    Built in 1892, the Camera Obscura on Douglas Head, Isle of Man is a fascinating example of Victorian ingenuity. Through a series of lenses, live views of the surrounding area are projected onto screen...  more »
  • July 13, 2017
    As it is only open at weekends you must time your visit well. However, it is a fascinating living and breathing museum set in a delightful location set over the harbour on Douglas Head.. The pride tha...  more »
  • July 13, 2017
    This is a very unusual Camera Obscura which was designed with 12 lenses although only 11 are now working.The Curators are very welcoming and informative and must be admired for their voluntary contrib...  more »
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  • Definitely worth a visit, absolutely brilliant! Only £2/person and you can go round as many times as you like. Worth timing your visit to watch the seacat or ferries coming into the harbour.
  • If you're walking around douglas head it's worth a look. Built in the late 19th century and ran by volunteers. It's good to see things like this still going
  • A little bit of history
  • Fantastically historical
  • Not many of em left !

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