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Dippy is coming to Rochdale

When and where can I see Dippy?

Dippy the iconic exhibit started his tour in 2018 and will take pride of place in the award-winning Number One Riverside​​​​​​, Smith Street, Rochdale​ from 10 February 2020 to 28 June 2020.

About Dippy on tour

Diplodocus dinosaurThe Natural History Museum's​ famous dinosaur, Dippy the Diplodocus has left the museum for the first time to go a on a tour of the UK, and Rochdale has been selected as 1 of just 8 venues which will host him during the tour.

The main aim of the tour is to inspire the next generation of scientists by giving them access to fantastic, nationally-important exhibits like Dippy.

A selection of activities for both young and old have been organised to coincide with Dippy’s visit to Rochdale, his only stop in the North West of England.

​​With the help of our partner, Link4​Li​​fe​ we aim to engage thousands of children and adults from across the whole region. 

More about Dippy on Tour and how see him

 

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