W5 Interactive Discovery Centre


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!
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  • Creadble access: NO
  • Creadble employer: NO

Access Card Notes

Access Card with +1 Accepted as proof of access need for an essential companion.

Contact details

W5 Interactive Discovery Centre The Odyssey, 2 Queens Quay, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT3 9QQ
Phone: 02890 467790.

Standing and Queueing

Priority queue entrance for those with difficulty queuing

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
Spaces for wheelchairs are available in lecture theatre

Short Distances

Short distance
Accessible Parking: Disabled parking bays are available in the main Odyssey site car park and the small car park to the rear (closest car park to W5 entrance). The car park operates on a first come first served basis for all parking spaces. Blue badge holders must display their blue badges at all times whilst parked.

Access To Toilets

Access To Toilets
There are 7 unisex, wheelchair accessible toilets throughout public areas within W5 (Ground floor opposite Gift Shop, Level 1 beside Coffee Shop, Level 2 concourse, Level 3 concourse, Level 4 concourse, Level 5 beside Lecture Theatre and Level 5 beside the Seminar rooms).

In the Ground Floor accessible toilet (located outside the Gift Shop) there is an adult sized changing facility and hoist. Please note that W5 does not provide slings for use with the ceiling hoist for hygiene reasons - customers are required to bring their own sling.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs
Assistance dogs are welcome and we can provide water for dogs as required.

Essential Companions

Essential Companions
Access Card Accepted as proof of entitlement for an essential companion.