Natural History

Comprising of a small collection of zoology, mineralogy and palaeontology specimens, the star items of this collection relate to the history of Diplodocus carnegii (or ‘Dippy’) dinosaur, the excavation of which was funded by Andrew Carnegie in the 1890s. This collection includes photographs, original prints and scale models of the dinosaur, slides from the Dinosaur Hall at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, a dinosaur egg fossil and a fibreglass copy of the skull of Diplodocus carnegii.