Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure

Dippy on tour illustration of Diplodocus skeleton and natural history objects

Dippy, the Natural History Museum's iconic Diplodocus cast, is going on a natural history adventure across the UK.

Dippy hopes you'll join him. There are incredible natural history collections and biodiversity to explore right on your doorstep.

Dippy has the following venues left to visit on his tour of the UK:

Dippy in Glasgow

Dippy has now left Belfast and is on his way to Glasgow, where he will find out about the diversity of native Scottish wildlife past and present.

Visit Dippy in Glasgow and discover more about animals that are under threat because of human actions, and the steps being taken to protect them through conservation and re-wilding.

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Go on a local natural history adventure

Join Dippy as he explores Scotland with arts and crafts, exhibitions and displays, and inspiring activities and adventures in local nature open to all.

Dippy's Naturenauts

Become a naturenaut by exploring nature with Dippy.

Things to do at home or school

Our activities, games and worksheets will help you continue your natural history adventure. All learning resources are aligned to curriculums across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Dinosaurs and birds

For ages 4-7. An introduction to Dippy, dinosaurs, and their similarities with birds, their closest living relatives.

Adventures with Dippy

For ages 7-11. Activities for each stop on Dippy's adventure, including challenges and outdoor games.

Become a citizen scientist

Big Seaweed Search

Help scientists monitor the effects of environmental change on Britain's sealife by exploring the seashore.

Fossil Explorer app

Uncover the ancient plant and animal fossils hidden beneath your feet with our free app. Available for iOS and Android devices.

Buy Dippy on Tour souvenirs

Join Dippy on his natural history adventure in Scotland