A photo of a giraffe running between the pillars of a raised railway

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

  • 14 October 2022 - 2 July 2023

Nature like you've never seen it before

Discover the natural world in all its wonder and diversity at the newly redesigned Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, where remarkable photographs illustrate the precious beauty of our planet.

The redesigned exhibition space positions the photographs among short videos, quotes from jury members and photographers as well as insights from Museum scientists which invite you to explore how human actions continue to shape the natural world.

Continue your journey online and discover the planet-positive actions you can take to protect the places and species in the photographs. 

Members get free entry

Immerse yourself in breathtaking photography and discover the fascinating stories behind the photos with exclusive events and Member only viewing hours. 


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  • Ticket prices and visiting information

    Adult:  £17.00
    Child:  £10.25
    Family (1 Adult 2 Children):  £29.95
    Family (1 Adult 3 Children):  £38.00
    Family (2 Adults 1 Child):  £35.25
    Family (2 Adults 2 Children):  £43.50
    Family (2 Adult 3 Children):  £51.50
    Concession:  £13.50
    Art Fund adult:  £8.50
    Art Fund concession:  £6.95

    MembersPatrons and Corporate Supporters do not need to book and will have priority access.

    Advanced booking is strongly advised. Tickets include Museum entry after you've visited the exhibition.

    Please ensure you book the correct date as your ticket cannot be refunded or exchanged.

    Reciprocal free admission into our temporary exhibitions for partner organisations, Museums Association and NMDC members is available Monday to Friday. Admission is on a first come, first serve basis when spaces are available. You may need to wait during busy times.

Behind the Lens Tour

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.

Various dates


Adult £30, Member £13 (Ticket includes exhibition entry)

Discover the stories behind the photos

Hear from Museum scientists about the animals and ecosystems featured, and learn how the photographers took their winning shot. 

Can't make it to London?

There are other ways to learn the surprising - and often challenging - stories behind the photos. Explore the archive of images online or visit the exhibition on its tour around the world.

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