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COVID-19 Update

In line with new national restrictions, the Natural History Museum at South Kensington and at Tring will be closed to the public from Thursday 5 November. We hope to reopen in early December.

If you have tickets to Wildlife Photographer of the Year for while the Museum is closed, we will be in touch via email with information about how to rebook your ticket when the restrictions have been lifted and we can safely reopen the Museum.

While the Museum is closed, you can explore the incredible photographs from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year archive. Discover more about the world’s richest habitats and learn about extraordinary species. 

Thank you for your ongoing support, patience and understanding at this challenging time. We look forward to welcoming you to the Museum soon.

Reconnect with nature

The fifty-sixth Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will immerse you in the breathtaking diversity of the natural world.

Explore some of the world's richest habitats, see fascinating animal behaviour and get to know some extraordinary species.

Go deeper and discover the surprising - and often challenging - stories behind the images during a time of environmental crisis.

Each image has been selected by a panel of international experts and showcases some of the best wildlife photography in the world.

The exhibition encourages visitors to foster a personal connection with the world around them.

If you missed this year's awards ceremony you can catch up now and watch as the winners are announced.

Download the large print exhibition guide.

  • Closed until further notice.

 

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Members and Patrons get unlimited free entry and exclusive booking for all our exhibitions.

Enjoy priority entry to the Museum, Member-only viewing hours, virtual Member events, discounts and more.

Membership starts from just £62.

Watch the exhibition trailer

  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year 55 ticket holders

    If you had tickets for Wildlife Photographer of the Year 55, for the period that the Museum was closed, they will automatically be valid for one year from the date of your planned visit. 

    You should have recieved an email with a unique booking link by 2 September. If you have not recieved this email, please get in touch with the Contact Centre

    Thank you for your ongoing support, patience and understanding at this challenging time.  We look forward to welcoming you back.

Explore the online gallery

Discover some of the world's best nature photography with the new online gallery. 

Bring the exhibition home

You can shop our new and sustainably produced Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 range now.

Can't make it to London?

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is touring the UK and internationally.

 

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