Dippy the Dino Star

Dippy, the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus dinosaur skeleton, is making his fourth stop of an eight-part UK-wide tour in Glasgow!

Venturing out of London for the first time since 1905he will visit Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum until 6 May 2019 on a mission to inspire the next generation of scientists and encourage families to explore the incredible natural history collections and biodiversity right on their doorstep.

The iconic 26-metre-long diplodocus cast arrived in Glasgow straight from a phenomenally successful stay at the Ulster Museum in Belfast where he was welcomed by over 132,000 visitors in just over three months. The beloved dinosaur, which has 292 bones, is an impressive 21.3 metres long, 4.3 metres wide and 4.25 metres high and is expected to be a big hit with young and old visitors alike!

Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure is being brought to visitors by the Natural History Museum in partnership withthe Garfield Weston Foundation, and supported by Dell EMC and Williams & Hill. Admission is FREE to the exhibition and access is via the Argyle Street entranceway during normal museum opening hours. For information about Dippy on Tour visit nhm.ac.uk/take-part/dippy-on-tour

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