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W5

Odyssey 2 Queens Quay | 2 Queen's Quay, Belfast BT3 9QQ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9046 7700
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Great For Children

Everything for children of all ages to do. Its a great way to spend time if the weather is bad. It... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
d33mh
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Great entertainment for the kids

We brought our daughter here for the day and she had a great time checking out all the exhibits. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ComedyDad
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Dublin, Ireland
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“all ages” (160 reviews)
“climbing frame” (24 reviews)
“science museum” (19 reviews)
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Odyssey 2 Queens Quay | 2 Queen's Quay, Belfast BT3 9QQ, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9046 7700
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Everything for children of all ages to do. Its a great way to spend time if the weather is bad. It is also a good way for learning all about the world we live in and what makes things happen in are world

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We brought our daughter here for the day and she had a great time checking out all the exhibits. We were there from 12 until 5 and had lots of time to see everything.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Within 3 minutes of having paid to get in (which was not cheap), both myself and my partner were vexed. We've paid, gone through barrier, and almost the first thing the kids see is the soft play area which looks amazing! So they run over...More

1  Thank Jody T
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Whowhatwherewhe... B, Manager at W5, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Jody T, Many thanks for taking the time to review your visit. Our new activity-zone Spacebase is an optional add-on experience for visitors. This is a completely new venture for W5 and we would be unable to provide this optional extra without an additional...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent and interesting science focused activity centre and museum, which my three children (17 to 12) really enjoyed. In fact the teenagers would have stayed there all day. Really interesting and engaging, very good value for the family ticket. Excellent. Two small gripes - the...More

1  Thank Westerly1965
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed W5, yes it was a Monday and wasn’t busy but my five year old absolutely loved it. Loads to see and do and we spent hours and hours there. Great father and son time and we will be back. Climbing, exploring, discovering, learning...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to W5 the week before Easter and spent 5 hours in there without a word from the kids. So much to do for both children and adults alike. It was not very busy in there so we were able to access all areas and...More

Thank Kevina O
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here over Easter weekend. Was biggest waste money ever. The place was so packed it was ridiculous. None of the kids could enjoy any of the displays. Very little staff on the floors. I say they were on mission to squeeze as many...More

1  Thank Focal-11
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Whowhatwherewhe... B, Manager at W5, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Focal-11, Thanks for letting us know about your recent visit. We had an extremely busy weekend when you decided to visit and a contributing factor to this was the weather alongside it being the Easter holidays. Please be assured that visitor health and safety...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our three children to W5 over the Easter break and the kids had a great time. I felt it was very expensive for the venue and I was disappointed that there was an extra charge for the ball place, I think that was...More

Thank McQuaid
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Whowhatwherewhe... B, Manager at W5, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear McQuaid, Thanks for taking the time to leave feedback about your recent visit. Our new activity zone Spacebase is an optional add-on experience for visitors and costs £3.50 per child per 45-minute timeslot. This is a completely new venture for W5 and we would...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a few years since we're been to the W5 in Belfast and unfortunately, it's a but run down now with a lot less going on. There was very little interactive. The one demonstration in the day was in a small area that was so...More

Thank Paul O
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Whowhatwherewhe... B, Manager at W5, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Paul, Thank you for your feedback. We had an incredibly busy few days over the Easter holidays due to the bad weather and it being the school holidays and we apologise if this had an impact on your visit. We are sorry to hear...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and soon to be ten year old daughter had the misfortune of visiting W5 today. The only positive was I hat the online booking worked efficiently. This is now a very outdated and limited way of passing time. Many of the interactive displays...More

1  Thank JGormley2014
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Whowhatwherewhe... B, Manager at W5, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear JGormley, Thanks for leaving feedback and we are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your recent visit to W5. W5 is a charity with educational aims that has over 250 interactive exhibits, seasonal events and a daily programme of live science shows...More

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It would make for a fun few hours for 2 adults. If you enjoyed high school science you’ll love W5. You don’t necessarily need kids to go. And if you’re not in W5 grab a drink or a bite to eat in one of the restaurants nearby. More
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