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What is W5?


With over 250 amazing interactive exhibits in four incredible exhibition areas, 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 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 Landmark Millennium Project, provides spectacular views of Belfast and the River and is only a short walk from Belfast City Centre.

Discover more about a certain exhibition area by clicking on a tab on the left!

Did you know?

  • All events, shows and temporary exhibitions are FREE with your admission to W5 
  • Your admission to W5 is valid all day so you can stay as long as you like
  • W5 has picnicing areas so you can bring your own food and make a day of it and our cafe on level one offers a delicious selection of fresh sandwiches, scones, traybakes and Costa Coffees.

To take a virtual visit of the exhibition floors click here.

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