The Nobel Prize Museum

The Nobel Prize Museum

The museum that shows how to change the world! If you would like to expand your knowledge and if you are interested in science and literature, peace as well, the Noble Museum is a perfect place to visit. It is located in downtown Stockholm, in the Old Town of Gamla Stan. It is dedicated to Nobel Prizes and the laureates, as well as its founder Alfred Nobel, who founded it in 1901. Brave ideas that came to life which inspire and make us believe that effort, perseverance, and confidence in ourselves and in belief that our ides will be valued and acknowledged are displayed in the museum. The museum was opened in 2001, the year that marked the 100th anniversary of the Noble Prize.

The museum is interactive, and as such you have the opportunity to creatively become familiar with exhibited appliances and modern technology. Over 900 projects are exhibited. Through exhibitions, movies, donated artifacts, books, plays, various debates, and dialogues, the museum constantly evokes the memories of fighters for freedom, writers and scientists that have contributed to the society. The museum also has a souvenir shop, a library, and a café. The Nobel Prize Research Library was opened in 2005 and is intended for the general public. The library has over 6.000 books, with emphasis on the Nobel Prize and its winners.

The museum has had displays of famous persons, such as: Marie Curie, Nelson Mandela, Winston Churchill and many others. One of the best-selling items from the souvenir shop is Alfred Noble’s golden medal made of dark chocolate. During 2011, the museum collaborated with the artist Artan Mansouri who made paintings that symbolized Nobel's life.

Ticket price for the Nobel Museum
Regular ticket price: 13 €
Reduced ticket price: 9 € - for students
Free entrance - for children up to 18 years

Working hours of the Nobel Museum
The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Author of the article:

Maja Glavaš, tour guide
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