The Nobel Peace Center, Oslo

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Cataloguing the work of past prize winners, The Nobel Peace Center presents topics related to peaceful conflict resolution and the life and times of Alfred Nobel. Learn about the efforts of the individuals and organizations who have received the famed Nobel Peace Prize since its founding in 1901. As you wander the interior garden area, stroll through a forest of fiber optic lights to see photographs of every laureate in history in one place. Don't miss the exhibits related to the prize's origins with the humanitarian Alfred Nobel himself. Be sure to check the center's website for information about the frequently hosted discussions, seminars, lectures, and presentations. Before you head to Oslo, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Oslo trip planner , to make sure you see all that Oslo has to offer, including The Nobel Peace Center.
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  • The level of the displayed photographs is really good and the one about Syria comes with video interviews and interactive sms with refugees. Don't forget the shop , with a lot of original products fro...  more »
  • We visited with 2 teenagers. One was very engaged, the other not much. We experienced the refugee exhibit downstairs which was thought provoking but difficult to concentrate on as a tourist. The inter...  more »
  • Magnifico palacio where the presentation of the nobel prize, a huge room of marble, 1200 people are served in a gala dinner for the winners and guests, the whole Royal Court comes to this dinner and greet the winners, very interesting, great paintings, magnificent halls, stunning decor.
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  • Great space. Wish I could have stayed a little longer. They also had some amazing educational games in their gift shop. That was cool.
  • This is one of my absolute favourite places to visit in Oslo, and I have visited a great many places in Oslo. The exhibitions are intelligent, thought-provoking, inspiring, and compassionate. The staff are very friendly and the prices are relatively cheap. One could easily spend an entire day here without managing to experience everything it has to offer.
  • I wanted to visit this place long time back and had chance to go there. It's very close to the cruise terminal and really feel very peaceful and inspired by seeing the history of dedicated people . Every one should visit this place at least once
  • Wonderful museum with interesting and well thought-out exhibits. There is a nice gift shop with lots of books - these are purchases you would actually give as gifts! The permanent exhibits give you much more information on the Peace Prize and laureates, and the temporary exhibitions are also great. There is a bathroom that can be used for free even if you don't purchase museum entry (go in through the gift shop), but I would really recommend giving yourself a couple hours to walk around! Also very easily accessible - it's impossible to miss on the harbour and walkable from almost anywhere in Oslo because it's so central.
  • Good Archiving. Very inspiring place. Do have a look at the Museum store as well

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