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The Museum's dinosaurs are world famous. Meet the roaring T. rex and see incredible fossils and lifelike models in the Dinosaurs gallery.

Explore the different time periods dinosaurs lived, sort the facts from the myths about why they died out, and find out what our scientific research has taught us about these prehistoric giants.

Star specimens and exhibits

  • the first T. rex fossil ever found
  • an Iguanodon, one of the first species ever described as a dinosaur
  • the skull of a Triceratops
  • one of the largest meat-eaters ever unearthed in Europe, the Baryonyx
  • an Oviraptor egg, Daspletosaurus tooth and a Euoplocephalus tail club

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Dinosaur discoveries

Learn about the diversity of life in the age when dinosaurs ruled the world, in a collaboration between the Museum and Google Arts & Culture.

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