The museum says that it is already 20% ahead of its visitor target for this year, with Dippy
still in the city until early October.
Caroline McDonald, manager at theGreat North Museum: Hancock, said: "We are delighted that Dippy
is proving a popular attraction in Newcastle and encourage everyone to come along and see Dippy
before he heads to Cardiff on October 6.
Jayne, 38, said: "We knew we wanted to get married in the museum but when we found out Dippy
was there, it was just the icing on the cake.
They and their guests then enjoyed a two-course wedding breakfast, featuring beef in Newcastle Brown Ale casserole in the Exhibition Space which is Dippy
's home during his stay.
Why hasn't Glasgow?" The demonstration started at the Dippy
exhibition at about 3pm and lasted for 20 minutes.
Dr Mike Simms was full of pride yesterday as the huge skeleton cast was unveiled in the Ulster Museum - the third of Dippy
's eight stops in a tour of the UK.
"I became interested in fossils when I was six, more than 50 years ago, and I met Dippy
in 1968 when I was seven and really from that moment I wanted to work in a museum."
National Museums NI chief Kathryn Thomson said: "Dippy
is finally here and we cannot wait for visitors to meet him."
the dinosaur has helped boost visitor numbers at his latest stop on a nationwide tour, the Natural History Museum has said.
the Diplodocus, a 26-metre-long dinosaur skeleton cast, was famously on display in Hintze Hall of the Natural History Museum (NHM) in London from 1979 until January 2017.
A CHOCOLATE diplodocus has hatched from its egg at Cadbury World as the attraction's talented team of in-house chocolatiers celebrate the Birminghambased leg of 'Dippy
FAMILIES visiting Dippy
the Dinosaur in Birmingham this summer can continue their prehistoric adventure by hunting down ten topiary dinosaurs across the city centre.
the Diplodocus One of the Natural History Museum's best-recognised exhibits, Dippy
the Diplodocus, is set to make an appearance in Cardiff in 2019.
the Dinosaur will be stomping into Birmingham this year.
on Tour: A Natural History Adventure, Dorset County Museum, Dorchester