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.
Discover more wildlife photography
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: nature on your doorstep
Explore the importance of urban wildlife with David Lindo, upcoming Wildlife Photographer of the Year judge and the Urban Birder.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: a tiger's territory
Discover what makes a winner with this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 winning images
An image of a Siberian tiger scent marking won this year's grand title.13 October 2020
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: a call for action
Competition Manager Gemma Ward talks us through the new categories for Wildlife Photographer of the Year 57 and what she hopes they will bring to the competition.