1100x620 7 things you can do at W5 this January

Blast off into the new year with W5's special offer! Snap up your tickets for ONLY £7* this month and discover more for less at Belfast's award-winning science and discovery centre.

Valid for visits between 11 January-28 January 2024, our out of this world offer allows YOU to get hands-on with over 250 exhibits across 8 fun-filled zones. Plus, get ready to marvel at our daily science shows and experience the Ghosts of Winterly Manor, all for ONLY £7!*

Check out these 7 things you can get up to at W5 this month.

1. Say Hello to the Ghosts of Winterly Manor

This month, the long-departed residents of Winterly Manor have returned one final time, and you are invited to meet them. Venture through the creaking halls and say hello to the spectral spirits that once lived within these walls. From the old butler to the young maid and headless horseman, there are plenty of peculiar personalities waiting to greet you.

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2. Have Your Own Space Odyssey Moment in the Vortex

Step into the multi-sensory world of W5's Making Sense zone, home of the immersive vortex. Take a stroll through the swirling light tunnel, snap a selfie and imagine you are travelling to another dimension.

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3. Witness Eureka Moments with Daily Science Shows

Pop up to our Science Stage on Level 2 and marvel at some super cool experiments. From touching a cloud in our 'Deep Freeze' show to seeing eye-popping experiments in Off With a Bang, get ready to witness mind-boggling science.

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4. Read the News Bulletins in the TV Studio

Take your place in the hot seat and put your presenting skills to the test with W5's state-of-the-art TV studio. Read the evening bulletins and then watch your big moment back on our studio screens!

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5. Dip Your Toes in a Virtual Ocean

Take a paddle in our virtual ocean and see if you can identify some of the creatures that lie beneath the surface. Don't forget to check out the replica basalt columns, which surround the exhibit, that are inspired by the Giant's Causeway.

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6. Climb Aboard a Pirate Ship

Step into Over the Hills & Far Away, W5's magical zone where fairytales are brought to life through roleplay. Climb aboard Captain Hook's pirate ship, found at the heart of this living storybook world, and let your imagination run free.

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7. Conquer the Heights of Climbit

Get ready to scale the heights of W5's multi-storey climbing structure, Climbit. Fusing together elements of a vertical maze and jungle gym, this exhibit is the perfect mixture of physical fun and exploration!

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With 8 fun-filled zones and over 250 hands-on exhibits, there is plenty to explore at W5. Check out what you can get up to in our different interactive zones here.

Don't forget, tickets to W5 are ONLY £7* this January!

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*T&Cs apply. Offer valid for visits that take place from 11.01.24- 28.01.24. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Tickets to W5 must be pre-booked online before your visit. Offer does not include admission to The Lost Planet.  Offer applies to adult, child and concession tickets only. Subject to availability.

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