Nobel Prize Museum, Stockholm

Nobel Prize Museum, Stockholm (must see)

If you keen on learning about Alfred Nobel (1833–1896), a brilliant scientist whose interest in peace-keeping is world renowned, as well as the Nobel Prize and Nobel prizewinners, make sure to visit the Nobel Prize Museum, formerly the Nobel Museum (Nobelmuseet). The museum opened in spring of 2001, marking the centenary of the Nobel Prize. Its permanent display includes many artifacts donated by the laureates, presented together with their personal life stories, beginning with the Nobel Laureates of 1901 and continuing to the present day ones, including prominent individuals such as Marie Curie, Nelson Mandela, and Winston Churchill.

The museum celebrates the accomplishments and the memory of the Nobel Laureates with an immense range of exhibitions, films, and science-related productions. The Cultures of Creativity Exhibit takes visitors on an excursion through the process of selecting a Nobel Prize winner from the appointment to the actual banquet.

No such banquet is complete without a sample of the famous Nobel ice cream which is served each year at the awards ceremony. Discover each and every one of the 840 Nobel Laureates and what they have contributed to the society. Multilingual tours, including English, are offered on a daily basis. The museum also hosts numerous public events, conferences and workshops, and will work with guests to accommodate their needs.

For visitors who want to bring a piece of the museum home, a souvenir shop is available. One of the most popular items here is Alfred Nobel's gold medal made in dark fair trade chocolate. Another one is the Swedish “dynamite” candy flavored with jalapeño pepper, plus a lot of educational toys for kids, books by and about Nobel Prize laureates, and other unique items found nowhere else but here.

There is also Bistro Nobel featuring Nobel chocolate, Swedish cakes, as well as full lunch and dinner. At the bistro, they also serve the unique Nobel ice cream, plus the Nobel tea usually served at the annual Nobel banquet.

Tip:
Join the English tour to get the most out of your visit.

Opening Hours:
Tue-Thu: 11am-5pm; Fri: 11am-8pm (Sep-May); Daily: 9am-8pm (Jun-Aug, except Jun 21-22 – closed)

Free admission:
Fri: 5-8pm (Sep-May); Stockholm Pass, Stockholm Key of Honour, ICOM, AAM, SMI, WFTGA

Daily English tours (including the Martin Luther King Jr tour):
Tue-Fri: 11:15am, 1:15pm, 3:15pm, 4pm (MLK); Sat-Sun: 10:15am, 11:15am, 12:15pm, 1:15pm, 3:15pm, 4pm (MLK)
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Sight Name: Nobel Prize Museum
Sight Location: Stockholm, Sweden (See walking tours in Stockholm)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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