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4. The Whowhatwherwhenwhy Scientific Discovery Centre

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The W5 Discovery Centre

With 160 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.  There's 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.  Facilities include a coffee shop and a gift shop.

W5 Scientific Discovery Centre Address:        
W5 @ Odyssey
2 Queen's Quay
Northern Ireland, UK

W5 Scientific Discovery Centre Opening Times:
School Term Times
Monday to Thursday, 10.00 am to 5.00 pm, last admission 4.00pm, Friday and Saturday 10.00 am to 6.00 pm and Sunday 12.00 pm to 6.00pm, last admission 5.00 pm
School Summer Holidays
Daily from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
Closed 24th to 26th December

W5 Scientific Discovery Centre Admission:        
Adult £6.80
Child* £4.90  
Concession £5.40  
Family 1 Adult and 3 Children £18.60 
Family 2 Adults and 2 Children £20.00
Family 2 Adults and 3 Children £24.00 
Family 2 Adults and 4 Children £28.40 
Family 2 Adults and 5 Children £32.80

T  +44 (0)28 9046 7700

F  +44 (0)28 9046 7707

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