Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure

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Dippy, the Natural History Museum's iconic Diplodocus cast, is 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 one venue remaining on the tour:

  • Norwich Cathedral - 13 July to 30 October 2021. Exhibition open Monday to Saturday (closed on Sundays).

Dippy's already visited: Dorset County MuseumBirmingham Museum and Art GalleryUlster MuseumKelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, GlasgowGreat North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle upon TyneNational Museum CardiffNumber One Riverside, Rochdale.

Dippy in Norwich

You can see Dippy at Norwich Cathedral, from 13 July - 30 October 2021. The exhibition is open Monday to Saturday and closed on Sundays.

Dippy’s home in Norwich is a busy working cathedral and this means that on some days the Dippy exhibition may have different opening times to normal.

Ahead of your visit, be sure to check the latest opening times on the Cathedral website.

There are a variety of family-friendly activities happening around the region while Dippy is in Norwich. Click the link below to find out more.

Resources for teachers

We have a range of free learning resources for teachers and home educators, helping 4-11 year-olds explore the natural world both now and in the time of the dinosaurs.

All resources are aligned to curricula across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland and can be adapted to fit into your lesson plans.

Find out more about Dippy

Dippy the dino-star

The story of Dippy, the Museum's much-loved Diplodocus cast, stretches back more than 100 years. Take a look at some memorable moments in pictures.

Nine-month makeover for Dippy the Diplodocus

How Dippy was prepared for his three-year UK tour.

3D Dippy skull

Rotate, zoom in and explore the features of this popular dinosaur.

Explore nature on your doorstep

Dippy's Naturenauts

Become a naturenaut by grabbing your phone or tablet and exploring nature with Dippy.

Get out and about

A range of activities to help you get involved with nature, whether you are at home, in the park or on the beach.

Identify nature

Found an animal, plant or fossil that you'd like to identify? Get help from our scientists, ID guides and apps.