Have Fun with Science and Discovery at W5 in Belfast

W5 is a science and discovery centre with over 250 hands-on exhibits, seasonal events, science shows and temporary exhibitions! 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. They have a daily programme of live science demonstrations and shows throughout the day.

Is there a café at W5?

Yes, of course! The ‘Coffee Lab’ is open daily and offers a range of tea, coffee and soft drinks. If you're feeling peckish, a daily selection of soups, fresh sandwiches, salads, and snacks are also available.

Just a few highlights include The Studio, Build It, The Marvellous Machine and the Med-Lab. Fancy a future career in film or TV? Head down to The Studio  and play the producer in W5’s new state-of-the-art Studio. Explore a world of architecture, construction and engineering at Build It. W5’s Marvellous Machine brings learning to life with hands-on exhibits powered by clever cogs, amazing airways, super springs and everything in between. Step into MED-Lab. Their interactive exhibition area developed in partnership with Almac is designed to explore the medical marvel that is the human body and discover how medicines are developed!

  • Prices; Adult – £9.50,
  • Child – £7.50
  • Concession – £8.00
  • Family (1 Adult & 3 Children) – £31.00
  • Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) – £33.00
  • Open from Friday to Sunday, 10:00 to 6:00

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