Isles of Scilly Camera Obscura and Cabinet of Curiosities, Hugh Town

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Have fun while learning about the history of the Isles of Scilly at Isles of Scilly Camera Obscura and Cabinet of Curiosities, a quirky yet informative attraction. This historical tower, imaginatively renovated by its owners, displays an eclectic array of items that showcase life on the islands. Be sure look through the camera to see the town from a different vantage point, and watch for planes and boats arriving and departing. While it may be tough to time your visit with a sunny day, clear conditions give you an optimal experience. To visit Isles of Scilly Camera Obscura and Cabinet of Curiosities and get the most from your holiday in Hugh Town, create itinerary details personal to you using our Hugh Town trip planning website .
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  • An amazing tour with excellent commentary and very friendly staff happy to answer questions. A lot of information about st Mary's now as well as how it was in the past. Also, be sure to look at the "c...  more »
  • This morning we decided to visit the camera obscura before going off on a walk. So glad we did, we were the only people there so were able to take our time and have a really informative chat with the ...  more »
  • I saw a poster advertising this and had no idea what it was. We decided to take a walk to the tower as it was a lovely day and we were curious. When we arrived we were the only people there so we got ...  more »

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