Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Chamberlain Square, Birmingham,, B3 3DH
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Get ready for a dinosaur road trip: Dippy the Diplodocus is on the move and coming to Birmingham.
Never before on public display outside of London, Dippy will travel the length and breadth of the country from early 2018 to late 2020, stopping at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery for four months as part of the tour.
The British icon is on a mission to inspire five million natural history adventures, encouraging families to explore nature on their doorstep.
Dippy, has delighted visitors since he arrived in London in 1905. With generous support from the Garfield Weston Foundation, the tour will spark the imagination of the next generation of scientists and connect the nation with nature.
The showcase in Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery will see Dippy arrive at the Gas Hall around 17th May 2018 as part of a wider exhibition which will be open to the public from Saturday 16th May to celebrate and display Birmingham and the West Midland's natural science collections.
The full skeleton in its displayed pose is an impressive 21.3 metres long, 4.3 metres wide and 4.25 metres high.
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