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The Nobel Peace Center

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Address: Brynjulf Bulls Plass 1 | City Hall Square, Oslo 0250, Norway
Phone Number:
(0047) 48 30 10 00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Nobel Peace Center is the museum for the Nobel Peace Prize. We offer...

The Nobel Peace Center is the museum for the Nobel Peace Prize. We offer permanent and temporary exhibitions, guided tours, various events and family activities.

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So pleased I chose to visit this on a rainy afternoon....thought provoking.

A wet afternoon & I decided to visit the Peace Centre & am so glad I did. It has a permanent exhibition about the Nobel Peace Prize winners which was beautifully displayed I could... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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Oslo, Norway
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In these troublesome times of wars, aggressions and conflicts between powerful nations, the role of the Nobel Peace Center (Norwegian: Nobels Fredssenter) in Oslo, Norway, as the exhibition venue for both the Nobel Peace Prize and the ideals it represents, has perhaps never before been so important. Culture and politics merge here to promote involvement, debate and reflection around wars,... More 

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Adeline C, Staff at The Nobel Peace Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, Colin! Welcome back! More 

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75 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Educational, sad, inspiring, eye opening... a must see! Being Irish I loved discovering about Irish winners... disappointed other Nobel Prizes weren't included eg literature. Seeing the Syrian exhibition is heartbreaking.

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Adeline C, Staff at The Nobel Peace Center, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us! More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very thought provoking and informative exhibition. This is one of the most emotionally moving museums I've visited. Please go visit this if you're in Oslo!

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Adeline C, Staff at The Nobel Peace Center, responded to this review

Thank you! Hope to see you again! More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of all the displays, the one of previous winners was the highlight for me. It is beautifully arranged, inspiring and humbling. We spent a long time there learning and at certain points, an audio of a previous winner is played which packed an added punch. Maybe that could be more frequently done as with the current timing, you would only... More 

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Adeline C, Staff at The Nobel Peace Center, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us! And thank you for letting us know about your experience in the Nobel Field. I'll make sure to share it with the Exhibition Department. Best, Adeline More 

Alenquer, Portugal
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great exhibitions, both permanent and temporary! Small but very interesting museum, one of the best in Oslo, specially if you are fond of the theme. Exhibition on refugees is dramatic and quite touching - makes us easily cry with all the videos and children testimonies. A must see in Oslo!

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Adeline C, Staff at The Nobel Peace Center, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know about your visit. We're glad you enjoyed it! Welcome back! More 

Newcastle, Australia
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting museum. Allow time to spend upstairs. Free guided tour in English was very informative.

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Adeline C, Staff at The Nobel Peace Center, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and joining the guided tour! More 

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you didn't know anything about the Nobel Peace Price and its history, this exhibition won't leave you any the wiser! The actual display relating to Alfred Nobel can only, as the sign says, be accessed by one person turning the pages of a virtual book! The temporary refugee exhibition worth seeing though.

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Adeline C, Staff at The Nobel Peace Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest feedback, we appreciate it. We're currently working on changing the permanent Exhibitions, and hopefully it'll address some of the issues you mentioned. When it comes to the book about Alfred Nobel, we experience small groups use it together. We're sorry if this installation didn't meet your expectations. Best, Adeline More 

Los Angeles
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had my doubts about this place before going in. It is a small museum but we, including my teenage daughters who are too cool for any room, found it to be well worth the price of admission. It is thought provoking and laid out in a very artistic non-boring fashion. It is easily accessible right by City Hall.

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Adeline C, Staff at The Nobel Peace Center, responded to this review

Thank you! We're glad you and your daughters gave us a chance! :) More 

London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to look back at history and learn more about those who have received the Nobel Peace Prize. The tourist shop is also very interesting with a variety of quirky and novelty gifts.

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Adeline C, Staff at The Nobel Peace Center, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us! More 

Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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257 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wet afternoon & I decided to visit the Peace Centre & am so glad I did. It has a permanent exhibition about the Nobel Peace Prize winners which was beautifully displayed I could have stayed in there for hours! The other exhibition spaces were also powerful, one about the Colombian situation that won the peace prize for President Santos... More 

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Adeline C, Staff at The Nobel Peace Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us and letting us know about your experience! Welcome back! More 

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