Huge draw: Dippy the dinosaur pulling in the crowds

Leila Montgomery from Belfast.
Leila Montgomery from Belfast.

Dippy the dinosaur has attracted more than 100,000 people to the Ulster Museum in Belfast in just over 10 weeks, according to National Museums NI’s latest footfall figures.

Dippy – the Natural History Museum’s iconic 26-metre-long diplodocus cast – has proven popular with people of all ages since the free exhibition opened at the end of September.

Dippy the dinosaur will be on display at the Ulster Museum until January 6.

Dippy the dinosaur will be on display at the Ulster Museum until January 6.

The Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure exhibition will end on January 6 when Dippy sets off on the next leg of his UK tour.

To make a booking, or for further information about the exhibition and all the Dippy events, log on to www.nmni.com/dippy

Tom, Ronan, Deborah and Ava Brady from Banbridge checking out Dippy the dinosaur at the Ulster Museum. Pic by Matt Mackey

Tom, Ronan, Deborah and Ava Brady from Banbridge checking out Dippy the dinosaur at the Ulster Museum. Pic by Matt Mackey

David Escar, Cristina Moreno and Daniel Gayan from Spain checking out the Dippy exhibition at the Ulster Museum.

David Escar, Cristina Moreno and Daniel Gayan from Spain checking out the Dippy exhibition at the Ulster Museum.