Wildlife Photographer of the Year Tour

A member of the science educator team stands in the gallery

Discover powerful photography

Get behind the lens of some of the world's best wildlife photographers with this new Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition tour.

Various dates, 09.00-09.45

Adult: £30, Members: £15
Child: £24, Members: £12

Ticket price includes exhibition entry.

Join our hosts for a special tour of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition and discover the stories and details that didn't make it into the captions.

Have you ever wondered how a photography competition with almost 40,000 entries is judged? Or how wildlife photography can be used to make a difference to the natural world?

Get the answers to all your questions and have in-depth discussions about the award-winning images as you enjoy the quiet gallery in this engaging, 45-minute experience.

We'll introduce you to some of this year's surprising and poignant stories, as well as the impact that these photos have had on conservation efforts around the world.

Your tour ticket includes entry to the exhibition. Once the tour is finished you can explore the whole exhibition at your own pace, newly equipped with your extra knowledge.

In line with the level of the content, the recommended minimum age for this event is 11 years and up.

Find out about the security measures we have in place.

Event dates and times

12 April                       09.00–09.45

21 April                       09.00–09.45

26 April                       09.00–09.45

5 May                          09.00–09.45

10 May                        09.00–09.45

19 May                        09.00–09.45

30 May                        09.00–09.45

7 June                         09.00–09.45

12 June                       09.00–09.45

21 June                       09.00–09.45

27 June                       09.00–09.45

  • Important information

    Member information

    Please remember to bring your membership card to present alongside your member’s ticket.

    Conditions and important information

    Your tour ticket includes free entry to the rest of the Museum, which you're free to explore after the tour ends at 10.00.

    In line with other tours, and due to the level of the content, the recommended minimum age for this event is 11 years and up.

    Tickets must be purchased in advance. We are unable to accommodate additional guests on the day.

    A free ticket for a carer accompanying a guest with a disability can be requested on +44 (0)20 7942 5000, Monday to Friday, 9.00 - 17.00, subject to availability.

    The event will begin promptly. We cannot allow you to join the event after it has commenced and no refunds will be given to latecomers.

    Visitors must bring an electronic or printed copy of their ticket. No refunds or exchanges will be given.

    This event is wheelchair accessible.

    There will be no cloakroom available. Please keep belongings to a minimum.

    There is no seating available on the tour route.

    The Museum reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the event as required, such as adjusting the locations, timings or content of the activities. This is to ensure that we deliver a safe experience for guests at all times.

    Ticket prices are subject to change.

Meeting point

Your guide will meet you at the Exhibition Road Entrance to the Museum at 8.45, 15 minutes before the start time of your tour. 


Discount Member tickets

Members can purchase discount tickets for this event. Please bring your membership card with you to the event. Not a Member?

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