A fantastic dinosaur exhibition will be roaring into Worcester this summer! And there’s something very special about these particular dinosaurs – they were all found right here in Britain. Dinosaurs on the Doorstep opens at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum on Saturday 13 July, entry is free and the exhibition is on throughout the summer holidays.

More than 100 species of dinosaurs have been found in the UK. The exhibition features impressive skeletons and real fossils from 150 million years ago. Visitors will come face to face with the dinosaurs that used to roam the land; from harmless herbivores to terrifying tyrannosaurs, from the smallest to the largest and from teeth to tail bones, jaws and claws, food to fossilised poo. Visitors can see and touch real dinosaur fossils, and find out who ate whom!

Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum Curator Claire Cheshire said: “Visitors of all ages will be surprised at the number of British dinosaurs that have been found, and how impressive their skeletons and fossils are. We’re really excited to show this new exhibition and get people interested in the world around us and beneath our feet. The exhibition is a must-see for dinosaur fans of all ages”.

The exhibition includes hands-on activities such as dinosaur discovery camp and a dino-scientist station.

There are fun family activities on the opening morning of the exhibition on Saturday 13 July when visitors can meet Magnus, the Museum’s resident dinosaur. A full programme of dinosaur-themed events and activities will also keep visitors entertained throughout the summer. The Museum Shop has a wonderful array of dinosaur-themed gifts and souvenirs, and Little Al’s Kitchen at the Balcony Café is the perfect spot for refuelling hungry explorers.

Dinosaurs on the Doorstep is free and will be open Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 4pm and Sunday 10am – 3pm. For more information contact the Art Gallery and Museum on 01905 25371 OR visit www.museumsworcestershire.org.uk or follow @worcestermuseum