A look back at Dippy’s time in Dorset

We are sad to see him go, but Dippy has moved on to Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. He will be arriving on the 26th May and will be there until the 9th of September 2018. The other tour dates are:

  • Ulster Museum, 28 September 2018 – 6 January 2019
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow, 22 January – 5 May 2019
  • Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle upon Tyne, 18 May – 6 October 2019
  • National Museum Cardiff, 19 October 2019 – 26 January 2020
  • Number One Riverside, Rochdale, 10 February – 28 June 2020
  • Norwich Cathedral, 11 July – 31 October 2020

To find out more information about Dippys tour date in Birmingham.  Click the link below:

http://www.birminghammuseums.org.uk/dippy-on-tour


The 70ft-long Diplodocus spent 112 years at London’s Natural History Museum before it began its nationwide tour starting in Dorchester.

Dippy, the 70ft-long Diplodocus spent 112 years at London’s Natural History Museum before it began its nationwide tour starting in Dorset, the home of the Jurassic Coast.

During the 12 week stay at Dorset County Museum, Dippy has attracted over 153,000 visitors from all over the country.

Jon Murden, the Director of Dorset County Museum in a statement to the DorsetEcho said: “We are overwhelmed with the enthusiasm people are showing for Dippy and are delighted so many people have come from all over Dorset, the South West and much further afield to meet our special visitor”.

Dippy will sure be missed still it was an amazing opportunity to have him here in Dorset.