02. Feb.

Submission Deadline Photo Contest Snapshot

Send us your best nature picture. We present it at the Museum.

Have you taken a touching, impressive or funny nature or animal picture? Send it to us and win a tempting prize from the traditional Basel Fotohaus.

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06. Feb.


For everyone who likes the extraordinary
6 – 11 p.m.
Free admission, drinks extra

Like every year we heat up the winter with our charming museum bar. Once a month you can visit the exhibition 'Wildlife Photographer of the Year' in the evening and raise your glasses to the end of the day.

16. Feb.

Family Sunday 'Wildlife Photographer of the Year'

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Free admission

For an entire day, the museum is completely dedicated to families. Enjoy the special atmosphere. Thrilling adventures, exciting activities and entertaining games await you and your children.

With the collaboration of the museum's KITZ-Club.

23. Feb.

Guided Tour in English 'Wildlife Photographer of the Year'

3.30 – 4.30 p.m.
Admission to the exhibition, guided tour included

The Natural History Museum Basel presents 2019's best wildlife photographs of the year. Breath taking landscapes, surprising animal portraits and dramatic spectacles of nature allowed you to immerse yourself in the beauty and magic of nature.

'Wildlife Photographer of the Year' is the world's biggest and most prestigious competition for nature photography. Each year, the photographs set new standards against which animal and nature photography are measured.

'Wildlife Photographer of the Year' is owned and developed by the Natural History Museum, London.