Description

Ireland's award-winning science and discovery centre based at the Odyssey Complex in Belfast's thriving Titanic Quarter.

W5 is a science and discovery centre, not a museum, so visitors of all ages are free to let their imagination turn, twist and fly through more than 250 hands-on permanent exhibits. W5 also presents a changing programme of large and small scale temporary exhibitions and events and has a daily programme of live science demonstrations and shows within the admission price.

Each day at W5 is full of exploration and discovery with over 250 amazing interactive exhibits in four incredible exhibition areas: Discovery, Go, See and Do. W5 provides a unique experience as well as fantastic fun for visitors of all ages.

Admission is valid all day and you can stay as long as you wish which means a day out at W5 offers great value for money, something many cost-conscious families will welcome.
W5 at Odyssey
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2 Queen's Quay,
Belfast.
BT3 9QQ

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Over 250 hands-on exhibits in four exhibition areas
  • A changing calendar of events and seasonal activities
  • Daily science demonstration shows
  • Ticket valid all day so you can stay as long as you like
  • All seasonal activities are free with admission
  • Climbit

    Discover W5's biggest exhibit ever! Climbit is an unusual mixture of physical fun, exploration and art! This huge multi-storey climbing structure, which is a cross between a maze and a jungle gym, takes over the Atrium at the heart of W5.

    The first of its kind in the UK and Ireland, Climbit is a unique, visually elegant, three dimensional sculpture specially designed for climbing. Oval platforms suspended from steel pipes and cables let visitors traverse over, under and through the amazing structure.

  • Meet RoboThespian

    Meet RoboThespian, W5's new permanent exhibit which is completely unique to the island of Ireland. RoboThespian is a life sized, humanoid, interactive robot who can move, speak, educate, interact and entertain!

    RoboThespian is primarily a robot actor and performer. He is fully interactive, user friendly, and capable of communicating and entertaining in a way that few people will have experienced before. This static, humanoid robot can be controlled by the visitor, via a touchscreen panel, and can sing, greet, inform, act and even do impressions. Visitors can choose from a wide range of pre-programmed performance sequences or can even control RoboThespian's movement and voice to create performance pieces of their own.

  • MED-Lab

    Step into MED-Lab - a brand-new, interactive exhibition zone and explore the medical marvel that is the human body!

    MED-Lab will take visitors of all ages on an extraordinary and fun journey of discovery into us! Learn all about the amazing systems that keep our bodies alive and working. Get up close to some advanced imaging technologies that enables us to see inside, and right through our body. What can go wrong with our body and how we find out what the problem is.

W5 Late

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Sat, 16 Feb 2019, 7:00pm

W5 Late is a strictly adults-only, after-hours evening of interactive science experiments and your opportunity to engage with over 250 interactive exhibits at N...

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Gaia

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Sat, 02 Feb 2019, 10:00am See All Dates (23)

Gaia is an amazing touring artwork by UK artist Luke Jerram.

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Little Sparks Toddler Sessions

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Wed, 23 Jan 2019, 10:00am

Bring along your youngest scientists for W5’s Little Sparks toddler sessions. Visit their under 8's area, the town of Discovery, and take part in a 25 minute th...

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