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Welcome to W5

Science & Discovery Centre

Interactive Exhibits 250+
Annual visitors 260,000
Annual Education Outreach Groups 180,000

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 small scale temporary exhibitions and events. We have a daily programme of live science demonstrations and shows throughout the day.

W5 is a leading visitor attraction, educational centre and corporate facility. We aim to grow our visitor numbers by engaging visitors with educational and enjoyable exhibits, exhibitions and events delivered with excellent customer service. We support the Programme for Government by attracting tourists to visit Northern Ireland, promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics and promoting tolerance, inclusion, health and well-being. Our exhibits, events and programmes, together with our key partnerships, continue to contribute to the social, educational, economic and health benefits as envisaged when W5 was opened to the public on 31st March 2001.

W5 (whowhatwherewhenwhy) is a wholly owned subsidiary company owned by the Odyssey Trust Company Ltd, the Landmark Millennium Project for Northern Ireland.

W5 is a limited liability company registered in Northern Ireland and is accepted as a charity by HMRC.

Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC100112.

W5 has a trading subsidiary company, W5Online Limited with number NI 39106. 
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