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  1. It's FREE entry to see the Natural History Museum's iconic dinosaur

  2. About Dippy
    Find out about one of the world's most famous museum pieces and our exhibitions in Rochdale, the host venue for the north west of England. Image: the Diplodocus exhibit at the Carnegie Museum, Pennsylvania
  3. No booking required, just turn up. (We recommend schools and large groups book in advance to guarantee a place.)

  4. Visitor facilities
    Where to eat, the Dippy shop, Wi-Fi, toilets and other information about our venues.
  5. Accessibility
    We have done our best to ensure everyone can visit our Dippy exhibitions. Find out more about our buildings and what's available for you.
  6. Getting here
    Everything you need to know about travelling to Rochdale.
  7. Group bookings
    If you're planning to visit our Dippy exhibitions as part of a group, there are a few things that you need to know.
  8. School bookings
    Essential information for schools and teachers planning a visit to see Dippy.
  9. About the area
    The borough of Rochdale is made up of 4 townships areas - Rochdale, Middleton, Heywood and the Pennine villages.

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  1. Add Dinosaur quiz for kids at Langley Library to your Itinerary

    Address

    Langley Library, Windermere Road, Langley, Middleton, M24 4LA

    Langley, Middleton

    In light of the current situation, we’ve taken the difficult decision to suspend Dippy events. We will continue to keep this decision under review and keep the website updated.

    Dates

    From:
    25 May 2020Open 14:00 - 15:00
  2. Add The Dippy Experience - FEATURED EVENT to your Itinerary

    Address

    Number One Riverside, Smith Street, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL16 1XU

    Rochdale

    In light of the current situation, along with our colleagues at Link4Life, we’ve taken the difficult decision to suspend Dippy in Rochdale. The health and safety of our residents and visitors must come first and now is the time to take a pause. We…

    Dates

    From:
    1 May 2020to28 June 2020Various Opening Times
    From:
    1 May 2020to28 June 2020Various Opening Times
  3. Add Come and meet the mini-beasts to your Itinerary

    Address

    Touchstones Rochdale, The Esplanade, Rochdale, OL16 1AQ

    Telephone

    01706 924492

    Rochdale

    Come and meet some amazing creatures and find out what makes a mini-beast a mini-beast at this FREE event.

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2020Open 10:30 - 15:30
  4. Add ROAR Lab - Future Tech to your Itinerary

    Address

    Touchstones Rochdale, The Esplanade, Rochdale, OL16 1AQ

    Rochdale

    The R.O.A.R.Lab opens its doors for one last time to explore the future in this FREE event.

    Dates

    From:
    28 May 2020Various Opening Times

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20 Mar 2020   16:17:24
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14 Mar 2020   09:30:00
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11 Mar 2020   18:48:45
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11 Mar 2020   14:57:59