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Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition

Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition

Wildlife photographer of the year

Stunning images unveiled as Wildlife Photographer of the Year arrives in Epping Forest District Museum.

The world-renowned exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, will open at Epping Forest District Museum on 21 May 2022, featuring exceptional images which capture fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular species and the breathtaking diversity of the natural world. Using photography’s unique emotive power to engage and inspire audiences, the images shine a light on stories and species around the world and encourage a future of advocating for the planet.

Using photography’s unique emotive power to engage and inspire audiences, the images shine a light on stories and species around the world and encourage a future of advocating for the planet.

Exhibition information

The exhibition will be open during regular museum opening hours.

Monday: 10 am – 4 pm
Tuesday: 10 am – 4 pm
Wednesday: 10 am – 4 pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 10 am – 4 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm
Sunday: Closed

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For visitor enquiries contact us at

  • Call 01992 716882

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the most prestigious photography event of its kind, providing a global platform that showcases the natural world’s most astonishing and challenging sights for over 55 years. Launching in 1965 and attracting 361 entries, today the competition receives over 50,000 entries from all over the world, highlighting its enduring appeal. This year’s award-winning images will embark on an international tour that will allow them to be seen by well over a million people.

Advocate for the natural world

Dr Doug Gurr, Director of the Natural History Museum says:

These extraordinary images showcase the rich diversity of life on Earth and spark curiosity and wonder. Telling the story of a planet under pressure, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition illuminates the urgent challenges we face and the collective action we need to take. This year’s inspiring exhibition will move and empower audiences to advocate for the natural world.

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