W5 at Odyssey

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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

W5 at Odyssey
2 Queens Quay
Co. Antrim
Northern Ireland






028 90467700


028 90467707

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