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Take a virtual tour of Dippy

Dippy is in Rochdale

When and where can I see Dippy?

Location: view Dippy at Number One Riverside and the Dippy Exhibition at Touchstones Rochdale:
Dates: 10 February 2020 to 12 December 2020

Dippy the iconic exhibit started his tour in 2018 and has taken pride of place in the award-winning Number One Riverside , Smith Street, Rochdale.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we had to close our doors to the public but we reopened on Monday, 7 September 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 one 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. 

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