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W5

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Great but pricey!

8yr old loved it here. Plenty to do. Favourite though, of course, was the virtual reality. Which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
P3351XVjenniferk
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Antibes, France
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Very good trip with Family

Really enjoyed our visit to the W5. Our son really enjoyed himself as did we... Plenty to keep... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SuzMor
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Kilkenny Ireland
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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...more
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Odyssey 2 Queens Quay | 2 Queen's Quay, Belfast BT3 9QQ, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

On a recent school holiday we decided to take our grandchildren to this attraction We purchased a family ticket and ,initially my grandchildren really enjoyed all the different sites and my grandson was very interested in all the "hands on" attractions After a couple of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

8yr old loved it here. Plenty to do. Favourite though, of course, was the virtual reality. Which of course was extra. Which makes this quite an expensive afternoon! Cafe was dirty too. And another coffee selling level wasn't open which would have been welcomed!More

Thank P3351XVjenniferk
Whowhatwherewhe... B, Manager at W5, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jennifer K, many thanks for your feedback. We’re glad you enjoyed your recent visit to W5. Our Virtual Reality Zone is an optional add-on experience. This is a completely new venture for W5 and we would be unable to provide this optional extra to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our visit to the W5. Our son really enjoyed himself as did we... Plenty to keep adults and kids amused. He particularly liked the big climbing frame :)

Thank SuzMor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we decided to come here Alfie something whilst we were on holiday to do. It was brilliant, so many things to do for our 3 year old. A few attractions were out of order but majority were open. We all had a fab time...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting Belfast we took the kids along to W5 (aged 11 & 9). They both thoroughly enjoyed it and really enjoyed the interaction with all the exhibits. In particular they loved the science section. Monster Manor was really good. Would return if in Belfast...More

Thank CJLV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my 8 and 11 year old during a trip to Belfast. They were both thoroughly entertained for most of the day. All the exhibits were really interactive and they had a great time. Half of one of the floors is currently being refurbished,...More

Thank Destination825403
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to W5 and the kids enjoyed it. There is plenty of parking nearby and the price was not extortionate. The is plenty for young ones to see and do. The use of interactive play is excellent. Monster manor was one while we were...More

Thank Shoelessjk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were told this was worth the drive from Dublin but couldn't believe how amazing this is. Even though my son is not 4 years old until the end of Jan he loved it. Can't wait to bring him back

Thank noel1968swimming
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wouldn't recommend unless you paid for kids only. The climbing area and space base play area(paid extra) are good fun. The rest is quite poor. Must say we were dissapointed 😟 the rest was ok, I'm afraid we are not coming backMore

Thank Elżbieta C
Whowhatwherewhe... B, Manager at W5, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Elżbieta C, many thanks for taking the time to review your recent visit. We are sorry to hear that you feel W5 did not provide value for money. Our pricing structure is in line and competitive with many other visitor attractions in Northern Ireland....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a brilliant place. Kids couldn't believe their luck. The climbing frame was a particular hit and all the many interactive games. Fabulous and well worth the money.

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There is a massive car park at the Odyssey unless there is an event in the arena you should have no problems parking there. It's not expensive about £3 I think.
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Response from Carole S | Reviewed this property |
There was a very nice place to eat inside W5 We really enjoyed the food
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Response from Malcolm S | Reviewed this property |
I have worked at W5 on 8 occasions during the last 12 years and I can safely say that both children and adults of all nationalities will have a fascinating and educational visit using the scientific and fun exhibits. There`s... More
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Response from colleenefarrell | Reviewed this property |
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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