Ageing with Style! Dippy on Tour - free curator's talk

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Celebrating International Day for Older Persons 3-4pm on Tuesday 1 October.

Aging with Style!


Tuesday 1 October

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Exhibition Hall, 1st floor


Free. Booking required.

Please email Joanne Charlton or call on 0191 277 2297 to book a place.


To celebrate International Day of Older Persons 2019, visitors aged 60 and over can enjoy a free curator's talk in the Dippy on Tour exhibition.

The Natural History Museum's famous Dinosaur Dippy the Diplodocus is in Newcastle until 6 October. 

Unveiled to the British public in 1905, Dippy was cast from the type specimen found in America. 

The full skeleton is 21.3 metres long, 4.3 metres wide and 4.25 metres high!