Come and meet Dippy the Diplodocus, on tour from the Natural History Museum, and learn how dinosaurs evolved into birds.

This is the only chance to see the famous diplodocus in the Midlands. The skeleton is on display as part of a wider exhibition throughout the Gas Hall which explains how Dippy might have been the end of the line for herbivorous dinosaurs but the meat-eating dinosaurs continued to evolve into birds.

Bringing Birmingham’s colourful bird collection back to BMAG for the first time in nearly 20 years, the exhibition will show the amazing diversity of modern birds and how they evolved to become one of the most successful groups of animals, inhabiting almost every part of the world from the oceans of Antarctica to tropical rainforests.

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 3DH

0121 348 8000


Opening times

Monday - Thursday: 10:00 - 17:00

Friday: 10:30 - 17:30

Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00

Free to all

Free exhibitions with National Art Pass

10% off in café

Valid to 31 December 2019

The Edwardian Tea Room within Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery offers a great area in which to sit and unwind after viewing the collections. Take in the splendour of the period tiled floor and listed architecture while choosing from freshly prepared salads and sandwiches or hot meals such as the traditional carvery and fish and chips.

A great range of cakes & desserts from the patisserie are also on offer as well as hot & cold drinks and a selection of alcoholic beverages.

You can now receive 10% off all purchases, simply show your National Art Pass when ordering.

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