Kirriemuir Camera Obscura

Kirriemuir Camera Obscura


Kirriemuir Camera Obscura – one of only four in Scotland – is housed in a purpose-designed turret room in the Barrie Pavilion on Kirrie Hill. It provides a fascinating glimpse of historic technology and striking views of the surrounding countryside.

The Camera Obscura was donated to Kirriemuir by Sir J M Barrie in 1930.

The Obscura is run entirely by volunteers who can provide kite hire, light refreshments and lots of local knowledge.

With Neverland Playpark nearby for kids of all ages, the Camera Obscura is an attraction not to be missed on visiting the Angus Area.

Opening Times
Open 30th March till 15th October:

Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 12 noon to 4pm.

Opening times subject to change, please see their Facebook and web pages prior to your visit.

Entry Fee
Donation entry

Accessibility additional info
Pavilion is wheelchair accessible, unfortunately due to the nature of the building, we are unable to provide access up to the Camera Obscura but we do have a DVD available to show to visitors on ground floor level of an Obscura visit.


ParkingAccessible parking drop-off
Level or Ramp AccessInternal or external stepsGuide dogs welcomeDisability aware staffbrailleBike racksBaby Changing

Kirriemuir Camera Obscura


Barrie Pavilion
Kirrie Hill


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