The Museum's dinosaurs are world-famous. Meet the roaring T. rex, see the skull of a Triceratops and wander among fossils 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 include:
- the first fossil ever found from a Tyrannosaurus rex, one of the largest carnivores ever to have walked the Earth
- an Iguanodon, one of the first species ever described as a dinosaur
- the skull of a plant-eating Triceratops
- one of the largest meat eaters ever unearthed in Europe, the Baryonyx
- an Oviraptor egg, a Daspletosaurus tooth and a Euoplocephalus tail club
How to find this gallery
The Dinosaurs gallery is in the Blue Zone on the Ground Floor next to Hintze Hall. You don't need to pre-book to visit the Dinosaurs gallery.
Move the slider below to find other dinosaurs in the Museum.
17 August 2017
This dinosaur has a strange combination of body parts. Museum expert Prof Paul Barrett explains why.
3 July 2017
Discover how Iguanodon's true identity was finally revealed.
13 April 2017
These popular dinosaur reconstructions from the 1960s are no longer scientifically accurate. Can you spot the errors?
22 March 2017
Dinosaurs have a new family tree. Find out how it has changed and what the new tree reveals about dinosaurs' origins and evolution.
More dinosaur fun
This unique sleepover gives kids aged 7 to 11 the chance to explore the Museum after dark while taking part in fun and educational activities.
Dawnosaurs is a free event for children on the autism spectrum to enjoy the Museum free from the hustle and bustle of the general public.
Dino enthusiasts young and old will love the range of dinosaur gifts, toys and clothing available in the Museum Shop.