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Dippy, the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus dinosaur skeleton, is now in Newcastle.

Dippy the Diplodocus lived in London for over 100 years but now he's on an adventure around the UK's best family museums.

Unveiled to the British public in 1905, Dippy was cast from the type specimen found in America. The full skeleton is 21.3 metres long, 4.3 metres wide and 4.25 metres high.

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The Great North Museum: Hancock

Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE2 4PT

0191 208 6765


Opening times

Mon – Fri, 10am – 5pm
Sat, 10am – 4pm
Sun, 11am – 4pm

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