A portrait of a lion.

See the world through a new lens.

Now in its fifty-fourth year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year showcases extraordinary animal behaviour and the breathtaking diversity of life on Earth.

Explore the world's best nature photography, exhibited on 100 exquisite light panels.

Experience the changing face of nature and uncover the surprising, and sometimes challenging, stories behind the photographs.

Chosen from over 45,000 entries by expert judges, the images were awarded for their creativity, originality and technical excellence.

This year's exhibition will open on 19 October.

Watch #NHM_Live exploring the winning images

Join wildlife photographers and competition judges for a unique look at some of the winning images from this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards.

  • Opens 19 October

  • Adult £13.50

    Child £8

    Concession £10.50

    Family £28-£38

     

    Free for MembersPatrons, children under four and disability personal assistants.

See the exhibition for free

Become a Member and enjoy free entry to all exhibitions, discounts in our cafes and shops, and access to exclusive events.

Can't make it to London?

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is touring the UK and internationally from 20 October 2018. 

See the gallery

Browse the gallery of this year's finalists and category winners to discover more about the photographers and the stories behind their images.

Watch the Awards Ceremony

Watch an #NHM_Live special from the Awards Ceremony, exploring a selection of the stunning images and revealing the moment when the winners were announced.

Getting here

The nearest Tube station is South Kensington on the District, Piccadilly and Circle lines. The station is approximately five minutes' walk from the Museum's Exhibition Road entrance. 

Use the Transport for London Journey Planner to find the quickest route to the Museum.

  

  

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