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  1. Visitor facilities
    Where to eat, the Dippy shop, Wi-Fi, toilets and other information about our venues.
  2. Getting here
    Everything you need to know about travelling to Rochdale.
  3. Visit Dippy
    When and where to see Dippy as well as the latest news and announcements.
  4. Contact us
    How to get in touch with us. Image: The skull of the Diplodocus housed at the Natural History Museum, London.
  5. Corporate hire
    Host your meetings, celebrations, networking events and product launches in the shadow of the world's most famous dinosaur.
  6. Frequently asked questions for visitors
    Answers to lots of questions about Dippy the dinosaur and our exhibitions.
  7. School FAQs
    Details of how schools can book, what they need to know and more.
  8. Group FAQs
    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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  1. Add The Dippy Experience - FEATURED EVENT 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. Address

    Rochdale Borough Libraries

    A voyage of discovery into how animal senses have adapted and how animal characteristics have evolved.

    Dates

    From:
    25 Feb 2020Open 15:00 - 16:00
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    28 Feb 2020Open 15:00 - 16:00
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    Rochdale Borough Libraries

    A dinosaur and fossil workshop with the chance to get 'hands on' with real fossils.

    Dates

    From:
    14 Mar 2020Open 09:15 - 11:45
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    14 Mar 2020Open 13:00 - 15:30
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    21 Mar 2020Open 09:15 - 11:45
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    21 Mar 2020Open 13:00 - 15:30
  4. Address

    Rochdale Borough Libraries

    Hands-on fun with fossils, ferns and dinosaur footprints.

    Dates

    From:
    25 Feb 2020Open 11:00 - 12:00
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    25 Feb 2020Open 14:00 - 15:00
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    27 Feb 2020Open 11:00 - 12:00
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    27 Feb 2020Open 14:00 - 15:00
  5. Add Pond dipping and dancing damselfies to your Itinerary

    Address

    Hollingworth Lake Water Activity Centre, Lake Bank, Littleborough, OL15 0DQ

    Littleborough

    Join NatureEd for some hands-on wildlife fun. We’ll also be making dancing damselflies to take home.

    Dates

    From:
    29 May 2020Various Opening Times
  6. Add Loose Parts Play Session to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Rochdale

    Come and join us to play with a range of materials that will inspire your little one’s creativity and imagination.

    Dates

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    12 Feb 2020Various Opening Times
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    19 Feb 2020Various Opening Times
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    4 Mar 2020Various Opening Times
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    11 Mar 2020Various Opening Times
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    18 Mar 2020Various Opening Times
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    25 Mar 2020Various Opening Times
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    22 Apr 2020Various Opening Times
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    29 Apr 2020Various Opening Times
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    6 May 2020Various Opening Times
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    13 May 2020Various Opening Times
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    20 May 2020Various Opening Times
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    27 May 2020Various Opening Times
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    3 June 2020Various Opening Times
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    17 June 2020Various Opening Times
  7. Add Green travel day to your Itinerary

    Address

    Hollingworth Lake Water Activity Centre, Lake Side, Littleborough, OL15 0DQ

    Telephone

    01706 370499

    Littleborough

    A day packed with different activities learning about energy required for different modes of travel across the lake.

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2020Open 10:00 - 15:00
  8. Add Mini Monkey Yoginis to your Itinerary

    Address

    Heywood Civic Centre, L/Cpl Stephen Shaw MC Way, Heywood, OL10 1LW

    Heywood

    Bend, stretch and balance in this fun yoga session based on all of your favourite animals of the world.

    Dates

    From:
    28 May 2020Open 13:00 - 14:30
  9. Add Build a boat and learn to sail to your Itinerary

    Address

    Hollingworth Lake Water Activity Centre, Lake Bank, Littleborough, OL15 0DQ

    Telephone

    01706 370499

    Littleborough

    Design and make a boat from clean waste and see if it floats.

    Dates

    From:
    8 Apr 2020Open 10:00 - 15:00
    From:
    15 Apr 2020Open 10:00 - 15:00
  10. Add Active coding workshops to your Itinerary

    Address

    Littleborough Sports Centre, Calderbrook Road, Littleborough, OL15 0DQ

    Littleborough

    Come and join this active and interactive session and learn about coding whilst designing your own games, movements and other fun activities.

    Dates

    From:
    7 Apr 2020Open 12:00 - 15:00
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    14 Apr 2020Open 12:00 - 15:00
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    17 Apr 2020Open 12:00 - 15:00
  11. Add The Ugly Animal Preservation Society to your Itinerary

    Address

    Touchstones Rochdale, The Esplanade, Rochdale, OL16 1AQ

    Telephone

    0161 924492

    Rochdale

    This FREE event is a fun and engaging celebration of the incredible biology of the animal kingdom’s most monstrous creatures.

    Dates

    From:
    24 Feb 2020Open 11:00 - 15:00
  12. Add Bookstart Bear Club with Irene Peachey to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Rochdale

    FREE Bookstart Bear sessions for under 5s and their grown-ups with a dinosaur twist.

    Dates

    From:
    10 Feb 2020to30 June 2020Various Opening Times
  13. Add Quiet time with Dippy to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Rochdale

    Quiet time with Dippy. Suitable for children and adults with sensory needs.

    Dates

    From:
    27 Feb 2020Open 17:30 - 19:30
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    19 Mar 2020Open 17:30 - 19:30
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    23 Apr 2020Open 17:30 - 19:30
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    14 May 2020Open 17:30 - 19:30
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    28 May 2020Open 17:30 - 19:30
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    18 June 2020Open 17:30 - 19:30
  14. Add Dinosaur treasure hunt (by bike) to your Itinerary

    Address

    Hollingworth Lake Water Activity Centre, Lake Side, Littleborough, OL15 0DQ

    Telephone

    01706 370499

    Littleborough

    If you want to hunt some dinosaur treasure on a bike rather than foot then this is the hunt for you.

    Dates

    From:
    26 Feb 2020Open 10:30 - 12:00
  15. Add What a load of rubbish to your Itinerary

    Address

    Littleborough Sports Centre, Calderbrook Road, Littleborough, OL15 0DQ

    Telephone

    01706 927560

    Littleborough

    Learn how to turn your everyday rubbish into everyday treasures.

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2020to29 May 2020Various Opening Times
  16. Add Dinky Dino Yoginis to your Itinerary

    Address

    Heywood Civic Centre, LCpl Stephen Shaw MC Way, Heywood, OL10 1LW

    Telephone

    0300 303 8633

    Heywood

    A fun yoga session based on all of your favourite dinosaurs.

    Dates

    From:
    27 Feb 2020Open 13:00 - 14:30
  17. Address

    Various Rochdale Borough Libraries

    A creative, dinosaur inspired workshop where children will be able to write, and then perform, their very own dinosaur lyrics with expert guidance.

    Dates

    From:
    25 May 2020Open 11:00 - 12:00
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    25 May 2020Open 14:00 - 15:00
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    28 May 2020Open 11:00 - 12:00
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    28 May 2020Open 14:00 - 15:00
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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

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