W5 (Belfast) Reviews
Description:Odyssey / Abercorn Basin / Belfast / Whowhatwherewhenwhy - Interactive exhibition. W5 is Ireland's only purpose-built ... more
W5 (Belfast) ... interactive discovery centre at Odyssey, Northern Ireland's Landmark Millennium Project, in Belfast with 160 interactive exhibits in four dynamic exhibition areas and a changing programme of temporary exhibitions and events
Newest Review: ... currently £7.90. There are other family concessions and deals. There is a gift aid deal giving your some discount on purchasing food in the cafe (or shop). On our first visit we did avail of this and it was very good but on this occasion we didn't as we weren't looking for any food or gifts. As you enter W5, there are some exhibitions on the ground floor, as well as a gift shop. One ... more
Customer W5 (Belfast) Reviews (5)
by - written on 26/10/13 (Very useful, 14 readings)
Recently we decided to take our daughter for a day out when we were both off work for the day and went to W5 in Belfast, based in the Odyssey Arena, not far from the new Titanic Quarter opened in the city. W5 has been around for quite a while now, and this was our second visit since my daughter was born. W5 stands for 'who what where when why' and is really a place for all the family to visit. It is a science and discovery centre and is a popular place for school groups. There are over 250 exhibitions, as well as shows, demonstrations and seasonal events. At present there is a dinosaur exhibition where you can walk around lifelike large scale dinosaur models. ... Read the complete review
by - written on 26/05/10 (Very useful, 70 readings)
My son is home educated so this is a regular attraction for us. I am thinking of just buying the membership as then we could go every week or so. Age level : My sons are ages 5 and 21 months. There is plenty for both to due as well as demonstrations and workshops aimed at much older children. Prices: £7.50 for adults, £5.50 for children, discounts available for groups and for home educators. Frequent visitors should get the W-5 card which is free and will give one half priced visit for every 2 full paid ones for each member of the party, as well as 10% off all merchandise and refreshments except of course the from the machines. A good ... Read the complete review
by - written on 24/05/10, updated on 24/05/10 (Very useful, 36 readings)
"W5" stands for "Who, what, where, when, why?" or something to that effect. It is located in Belfast, and more specifically in the Odyssey pavillion, by the River Lagan. Getting there is easy enough. It's only a 15 minute walk from the City Centre, or alternatively you can get a taxi. Entry is £7 for adults, £5 for children and family tickets are available. But i'm guessing what you're really interested is whether it's worth the rather hefty fee? The answer, in short, is borderline. There are three levels of interactive exhibits, science displays, optical illusions and everything fun (and often not so fun) ... Read the complete review
by - written on 10/03/10 (Useful, 32 readings)
A great experience in one of Belfast's many entertainment hubs. W5 is a large exhibition in the Odyssey Pavilion, in the Titanic Quarter of Belfast which when finished will be located right beside the new Titanic attraction. It demonstrates science and technology for all ages to understand. Many of the demonstrations are great fun. Almost everything can be interacted with. It is a good family day out as it is easy to gain access to via the motorway and has a large parking area out the front which is pay to park. There are also a wide variety of food outlets to choose from before or after you visit W5 itself. W5 is spread across many floors with different areas of ... Read the complete review
by - written on 15/06/08, updated on 15/06/08 (Very useful, 171 readings)
Who, what , where , when and why the interactive museum aka W5. This museum if thats what you could even call it takes over the front left corner of the odyssey construction recently assembled along Belfast's docks close to the Samson and Goliath giant cranes around the Titanic quarter. There are roughly 3 levels to this attraction which is promoted towards kids up to around the age of about 12 I imagine, there are also bars, restaurants, a cinema and and a concert hall in the odyssey building so I think it a great idea to have a family area too. Along side W5 are a number of lecture theaters and open hall spaces where schools at A level ... Read the complete review
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