Fisheye view of Dippy the Diplodocus cast in Hintze Hall at the Natural History Museum

I'm ready for my close-up! Dippy the Diplodocus carnegii cast poses for a photograph at the Museum.

Dippy the dino-star

When Dippy, the Museum's much-loved Diplodocus, was revealed to the public in 1905 he became an instant star, featuring in news reports and cartoons. He went on to appear on TV and to inspire Disney's One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing.

Here, Dippy shares some of his memorable moments from the Museum Archives.

Dippy on Tour

Join Dippy on his natural history adventure across the UK.

Explore Dippy's skull in 3D

Rotate, zoom in and explore the features of this popular dinosaur.

Discover dinosaurs

Find out what Museum scientists are revealing about how dinosaurs looked, lived and behaved.