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    Answers to lots of questions about Dippy the dinosaur and our exhibitions.
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    Details of how groups can book, what they need to know and more. Image: the Diplodocus exhibit with children at the Natural History Museum, London.
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    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.
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    How to get in touch with us. Image: The skull of the Diplodocus housed at the Natural History Museum, London.
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    The borough of Rochdale is made up of 4 townships areas - Rochdale, Middleton, Heywood and the Pennine villages.
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    Everything you need to know about travelling to Rochdale.

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  1. Add The Dippy Experience to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Rochdale

    Visitors to Rochdale, Dippy's only North West stop, can enjoy 2 dinosaur adventures as part of their visit and they're both free. Image: the Diplodocus exhibit with children at the Natural History Museum, London.

    Dates

    From:
    10 Feb 2020to28 June 2020Various Opening Times
    From:
    10 Feb 2020to28 June 2020Various Opening Times
  2. 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
  3. Address

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

    Rochdale

    Ranger Rob will be coming to Number One Riverside on Easter Monday to present 10-15 different reptiles, amphibians and creepy crawlies. All of the animals are interactive and this is a great event for children and families to be involved in.

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    Dates

    From:
    13 Apr 2020Open 10:00 - 15:00
  4. Add Diplodocus brick build to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Rochdale

    Warren Elsmore will be coming to Number One Riverside this March to build a giant Diplodocus out of LEGO bricks with the help of children and families.

    Dates

    From:
    21 Mar 2020to22 Mar 2020Open 10:00 - 17:00
  5. Add Diplodocus Day at Rochdale Music Service Festival of Performing Arts to your Itinerary

    Address

    Rochdale Town Hall, The Esplanade, Rochdale, OL16 1AB

    Rochdale

    Watch a variety of different performances which are all dinosaur related at Rochdale Music Service Festival of Performing Arts. 

    Dates

    From:
    7 Feb 2020
  6. Add Prehistoric garden to your Itinerary

    Address

    Rochdale Town Hall Square, The Esplanade, Rochdale, OL16 1AB

    Rochdale

    To celebrate Dippy’s visit to Rochdale in 2020, we’ve created a garden that showcases some of the plants that were around when dinosaurs roamed the earth.

    Dates

    From:
    25 Sept 2019to28 June 2020
  7. Add Prehistoric bog garden at Truffet Park to your Itinerary

    Address

    Truffet Park, Bowness Road, Langley, Middleton, M24 4WT

    Langley, Middleton

    Step back in time with our prehistoric bog gardens.

    Dates

    From:
    25 Sept 2019to28 June 2020
  8. Add Prehistoric bog garden at Queen's Park to your Itinerary

    Address

    Queen's Park, 158 Queen's Park Road, Heywood, OL10 4UY

    Heywood

    Step back in time with our prehistoric bog garden.

    Dates

    From:
    25 Sept 2019to28 June 2020