We’ve extended our opening hours throughout the festive period!
Please note W5 is closed from 24 – 26 December.
Last admission one hour before closing.
Our Christmas events are FREE with general admission to W5. Pre-booking your general admission is strongly recommended.
Santa Street - Step into the magic of ‘Santa Street’ this Christmas and discover an enchanting, gaslit lane full of vintage shops and wondrous seasonal window displays! Running on selected dates until 23 December. Find out more here
Winter Freeze - Take a deep breath and come with us on a journey to the nether world of low temperature as we discover just how low we can go with a series of science demonstrations so cool, they’re absolutely freezing! Running on weekends from 14 – 22 December and also on 23 December. Find out more here
Christmas Floor Shows - Join us as we look at some Christmas conundrums and propose a few scientific solutions of our own with our series of exciting Christmas floor shows! Running on selected dates until 5 January. Find out more here
Christmas Drop-in Sessions - From some Christmas Origami to Santa Circuits to Christmas Chromatography, make sure to catch one of our interactive Christmas family drop-in sessions! Running on selected dates until 5 January. Find out more here
Are you looking for the perfect gift to treat your family and friends?
From some unique science kits, books and toys in our Gift Shop to gift vouchers for an extraordinary day out, give your loved ones a gift to remember this Christmas! Gift vouchers to W5 can be bought in our Gift Shop or by calling 028 9046 7700. Find out more about our Gift Shop here
Please note, our booking line is open from 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday. If your query is urgent, please call 028 9046 7700. If you can't get through to an operator please leave your contact details and a member of our team will respond to your query ASAP.