W5 at Odyssey

W5 at Odyssey
2 Queens Quay
Belfast
Co. Antrim
BT3 9QQ
Northern Ireland

Website

www.w5online.co.uk

E-mail

info@w5online.co.uk

Telephone

028 90467700

Fax

028 90467707

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whowhatwherewhenwhy - W5 - is Ireland’s award-winning science and discovery centre at Odyssey in Belfast.

With 160 amazing interactive exhibits in four dynamic exhibition areas - START, GO, SEE and DO, W5 provides a unique experience as well as fantastic fun for visitors of all ages. In addition to permanent exhibits, W5 also presents a changing programme of large and small scale temporary exhibitions and events. We also have a daily programme of live science demonstrations and shows throughout the day.

W5’s location, on the bank of the River Lagan, at Odyssey, the Northern Ireland Millennium Landmark Project, provides spectacular views of Belfast and the River and is only a short walk from Belfast City Centre.

Venue Type:

Science centre

Opening hours

Mon - Sat: 10.00-18.00
Sunday: 12.00-18.00
(last admission at 17.00)
Please note that during termtime W5 will close one hour earlier at 17.00 with last admission at 16.00

Admission charges

Adults: £6.50
Concessions: £5.00
Children: £4.50
Family (2 Adults, 2 Children): £19.00
Other family and group ticketing options are available. Please contact us for details

Collection details

Natural Sciences, Science and Technology

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Animal Flipbooks

  • 30 — 31 August 2014 2-3:30pm *on now

See what sorts of crazy animals you can come up with in our handy handicraft event! With scissors, staples and a bit of patience and careful cutting out, you will make your very own mix-and-match animal flickbook that you can take home!

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 11-13
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Storyboard Animation

  • 6 September 2014 From 11am, From 1pm

Develop your creative imagination and get inspired through storytelling. Using characters and props you can construct your very own stupendous story, and using iPads, animate, edit and share your finished creation.

This workshop has limited places which are allocated on a first come, first serve basis on arrival at W5.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free with admission.

Website

http://www.w5online.co.uk/whats-on/events/

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Belfast Zoo visit W5

  • 13 September 2014 From 2pm, From 3pm

Come and meet some of the animals with the education team from Belfast Zoo. Feel the cold scaly skin of a reptile and the hair of a mammal! Learn why some animals are spotty, why some are brightly coloured and why some insects want to look like a stick!

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free with admission

Website

http://www.w5online.co.uk/whats-on/events/

Image showing a green lizard standing on a little pile of wood

Belfast Zoo visit W5

  • 20 September 2014 From 2pm, From 3pm

Come and meet some of the animals with the education team from Belfast Zoo. Feel the cold scaly skin of a reptile and the hair of a mammal! Learn why some animals are spotty, why some are brightly coloured and why some insects want to look like a stick!

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free with admission

Website

http://www.w5online.co.uk/whats-on/events/

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