A portrait of a lynx standing in a doorway

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Explore the natural world in all its fragility and diversity at the annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, where 100 powerful photographs tell the story of a planet under pressure.

Gaze through the lens of some of the world's best wildlife photographers and marvel at the beauty of our planet. 

Displayed alongside insights from Museum scientists and experts, the images will inspire and astound, leaving visitors with a deeper understanding of the issues facing nature and the actions we need to take to protect it.

  • 15 October 2021 - 5 June 2022

  • The Museum at South Kensington

Members, Patrons and Corporate Supporters do not need to book exhibition tickets. Arrive at any time and you will have priority access. Please ensure you have your membership card, Patrons card or Corporate Partner pass ready to scan on entry. The option to book in advance is still available if you prefer for Members and Corporate Supporters.

     

  • Visiting, tickets and more useful information

    Book a ticket in advance for guaranteed entry. Tickets include Museum entry only after you've visited the exhibition.

    Members, Patrons and Corporate Supporters do not need to book exhibition tickets. Arrive at any time and you will have priority access. Please ensure you have your Membership card, Patrons card or Corporate Partner pass ready to scan on entry. The option to book in advance is still available.

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

    Capacity for this exhibition has been set so that all visitors have a safe and enjoyable time. Please read our safety information before your visit. 

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

    Refunds and transfers

    Please fill out our booking change request form with your order number, email address, and name. Please note all donations are non-refundable and Gift Aided tickets are only transferable. If you have a shop purchase included, please let us know if you'd like it moved to another date or refunded.

    Existing ticket holders

    If you had tickets for Wildlife Photographer of the Year 56 while the Museum was closed, please check your email for details on how to rebook.

     

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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Can't make it to London?

There are other ways to learn the surprising - and often challenging - stories behind the photos. Find out where the exhibition is touring.

Or explore the gallery online

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