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Camera Obscura and Holographic Gallery

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1096 Point Lobos Ave
behind The Cliff House
San Francisco, CA

Behind the Cliff House
Art Gallery-Museum


Enter a dark room, open the circular window, and on the opposite wall the world is reflected in full color and movement. From this camera obscura behind the Cliff House, you'll see Seal Rock and the waves from the bay. Originally built in 1946 as part of the World Famous Playland at the Beach, this giant camera is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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11 am to 5 pm.
Open year-round

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