The Nobel Prize Museum is a museum dedicated to the history and achievements of the Nobel Prize and its laureates. The museum is located in Stockholm, Sweden, where the Nobel Prize ceremony is held every year. The museum showcases the stories of the Nobel Prize winners, their discoveries and contributions to humanity, as well as the life and legacy of Alfred Nobel, the founder of the prize. The museum also hosts temporary exhibitions, lectures, film screenings and other events related to the Nobel Prize.
The museum is open every day from 10:00 to 18:00, except on Mondays when it is closed. The admission fee is 120 SEK for adults, 80 SEK for students and seniors, and free for children under 18. The museum offers guided tours in English and Swedish every day at 11:00 and 14:00, respectively. The tours last about an hour and are included in the admission fee. You can also book a private tour for groups of up to 25 people.
To get to the museum, you can take the subway to Gamla Stan station or the bus to Slottsbacken. The museum is located in the former Stock Exchange Building on Stortorget square, next to the Royal Palace. You can also walk from the Central Station or the City Hall, which takes about 15 minutes.
Some tips for visiting the museum are:
- Plan your visit in advance and check the website for current exhibitions and events.
- Download the free app «Nobel Prize Museum» to access audio guides, quizzes and interactive features.
- Don’t miss the Nobel Ice Cream Bar, where you can taste ice cream flavors inspired by Nobel Prize winners.
- Visit the museum shop for souvenirs, books and gifts related to the Nobel Prize.
Some prohibitions for visiting the museum are:
- No photography or filming inside the exhibition halls.
- No food or drinks inside the museum.
- No pets allowed, except for guide dogs.
- No smoking anywhere in the building.
Some highlights of what to see in the museum are:
- The Nobel Wall, a large screen that displays portraits of all Nobel Prize laureates since 1901.
- The Nobel Field, a dynamic installation that shows how Nobel Prize winners are connected by their fields of study and influences.
- The Nobel Artifacts, a collection of objects that belonged to or were used by Nobel Prize winners, such as Marie Curie’s laboratory notebook or Martin Luther King Jr.’s briefcase.
- The Nobel Theater, a cinema that shows documentaries and interviews with Nobel Prize winners and experts.