Get your fill of dinosaur facts and fun, and find out all about the reptiles that once dominated our planet.
Ever since they were first identified in the 1800s, dinosaurs have sparked the imagination of kids and adults alike.
Explore the history of these prehistoric reptiles and find out how Museum science continues to reveal insights about what dinosaurs looked like and how they lived.
Watch dinosaur videos, take our quiz to find out which dinosaur you're most like and try our dinosaur crafts and activities for kids (and big kids).
Introduction to dinosaurs
What did dinosaurs look like?
Find out what scientists are learning about dinosaurs' colour, how our understanding of dinosaurs' appearance continues to change and how palaeoartists create realistic reconstructions.
Dinosaur behaviour, abilities and lifestyles
Explore how scientists learn about dinosaurs, meet some of the Museum's dinosaur hunters and find out how to pursue your passion for palaeontology.
Mission Jurassic dino dig
Museum palaeontologists recently joined an international team in the USA, to dig for dinosaurs and other Jurassic animals and plants that lived around 150 million years ago.
Find out about the excavations and follow the team's adventures.
Dinosaur origins and evolution
Probably the most famous mass extinction of all time. But did you know some dinosaurs are still with us today?
The Museum houses one of the world's most important dinosaur collections.
Through fieldwork and studying dinosaur fossils here and in collections around the world, Museum palaeontologists are shedding light on dinosaur diets and behaviour. Find out about their work and other intriguing dinosaur discoveries.
Stories about dinosaur fossils on display at the Museum
Dinosaur crafts and activities
Fun things to do at the weekends or in the holidays to keep your family entertained.
World of the dinosaurs
Find out about some of the other creatures you would encounter if you stepped back in time to when prehistoric dinosaurs were alive in the Mesozoic Era. How was Earth different then?