W5 is Belfast’s award-winning science and discovery centre and provides a unique experience as well as fantastic fun for visitors of all ages.

Visitors can immerse themselves in W5’s new technological space ‘AMAZE’, scale the heights on the multi-storey climbing structure ‘Climbit’, meet W5’s humanoid robot ‘Robothespian', plus so much more.

In addition to permanent exhibits, W5 also presents a changing programme of temporary exhibitions and events. Visitors can also enjoy a daily programme of live science demonstrations and shows throughout the day. W5’s seasonal events are free with admission and tickets are valid all day.

Please note, W5 is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays during off-peak times during January – May 2020 to allow for an exciting refurbishment programme. For full information about our refurbishment and opening hours, please visit www.w5online.co.uk

Opening times

Monday & Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday - Friday: 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 - 18:00
(last admission 1hr before close)
Visit www.w5online.co.uk for full information.

Directions from Town

W5 is part of Odyssey, Northern Ireland’s Landmark Millennium Project, based in the Abercorn Basin beside the River Lagan in Belfast. By Foot W5 is less than a mile from Belfast City Centre.

Odyssey is clearly signposted on all major approach roads. There is on-site car parking for up to 1,500. All parking is under the control of Odyssey Trust Company Ltd.


(Online Ticket Pricing)
Adults £7.00
Children £5.55
Concession £5.85
Child under 3 free
Family tickets available. Visit www.w5online.co.uk for full information.

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