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Dippy in Coventry

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

13 May 2023 to 01 February 2025 (10:00 - 10:00)


Meet Dippy the world-famous dino-star in Coventry as it takes up residence at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum. Dippy the dinosaur is a life-size replica of a Diplodocus carnegii skeleton – a 26 metre-long dinosaur that lived 155-145 million years ago. For over 100 years, Dippy has been delighting visitors of all ages at the Natural History Museum in London, and now Coventry families have the chance to discover the Jurassic giant on their doorstep. Dippy in Coventry: The Nation’s Favourite Dinosaur is free to visit. Book now for a roar-some day out!

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Dippy will be on display at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, which is located in Coventry city centre, next to its historic Cathedral and a short walk from both Coventry Rail Station and Pool Meadow Bus Station.


Bookable Yes
Online No
Free Entry Yes

Venue: Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum is a great place to delve into Coventry’s history and engage with art and culture. The venue is also home to Dippy the dinosaur - a life-size, plaster-of-paris replica of a Diplodocus carnegii skeleton. Tickets can be booked in advance, with a limited amount available for walk ins on the day.

Tel: 02476237521


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Opening Hours

Monday10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday10:00 - 16:00
Thursday10:00 - 16:00
Friday10:00 - 16:00
Saturday10:00 - 16:00
Sunday12:00 - 16:00

Access Facilities

  • accessible toilet
Dippy in Coventry