Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure

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's upcoming venues are:

He's already visited: Dorset County MuseumBirmingham Museum and Art GalleryUlster Museum and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow.

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Dippy in Newcastle

You can see Dippy at the Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle until Sunday 6 October 2019.

There are a wide variety of activities happening around the North East while Dippy is in Newcastle. Click the link below to find out more.

Resources for teachers

We have activities, games and worksheets for ages 4-11 to continue their natural history adventures in the classroom.

All learning resources are aligned to curricula across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

360° Scottish beaver trail

For the first time in over 400 years the forests of Argyll are now home to the Eurasian beaver, which has been successfully reintroduced to Scotland.

Join us on a 360° loch-side walk in Knapdale to look for signs of beavers and learn how their activities bring benefits to the habitats they live in.

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.

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.

Join Dippy on his natural history adventure in North East England