Camera Obscura

from Gainsborough’s House

Across the Weekend
South Beach

Step into Gainsborough’s House’s Camera Obscura and see South Beach from a new perspective.
Inside the tent, visitors can discover how this amazing device uses light to create a moving image. Explore the ‘what happens if’ box containing a range of different materials that change the light and the image that appears on the table.


“Amazing experience. Fascinating and great fun. Thank you” Aleyna
“How wonderful, clear. Simple. Beautiful!” The Boor Family
“Astonishing – revelatory – this blew my mind” First Light 2019