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The Nobel Peace Center

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Address: Brynjulf Bulls Plass 1 | City Hall Square, Oslo 0250, Norway
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(0047) 48 30 10 00
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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No trip to Oslo is complete without a visit to the Nobel Peace Center. There is a gift shop which is open to everyone, if you want to go further you have to purchase a ticket.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great concept - poor execution. It would be better if the museum gave more time/press to all recipients. The "iPad hall of winners" is awkward to navigate, not informative enough, and can only be properly enjoyed on a sparse attendance day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

No trip to Oslo is complete without a visit to the Nobel Peace Center. There is a gift shop which is open to everyone, if you want to go further you have to purchase a ticket.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The stories of the winners of the Peace Prize are vividly explained in this centre. The exhibition is on two floors and when we visited the whole of the ground floor is dedicated to Carl von Ossietzky who was a German pacifist who spoke out against the Nazis in the early/mid 1930's. It is a truly remarquable story not widely... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The whole of the downstairs covers the life of one winner Carl Von Ossietzky who won the award in 1936. There is considerable narrative on all parts of his life. Many of the boards have small print which can only be read if you stand directly in front of them. This means thatyou can only go at the pace of... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your visit. We're sorry it didn't meet your expectations. I'll make sure to share your feedback with the exhibition department. Best, Adeline - Museum Educator More 

Madrid, Spain
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The "Museum" has two floors. When I visited, the whole ground floor was dedicated just to Carl von Ossietzky (German pacifist by the time of the Third Reich, awarded in 1935). So, actually the whole ground floor was more or less a retrospective of the Holocaust... and this is really weird (in any case, not what I was expecting to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Nobel Peace Center is a very pretty museum with a high level of seriousness. The museum however does not feature all that much.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small museum but worth visiting. I enjoyed the exhibit but most breathtaking is the hall of nobels. The ambiance in the darkened room with the many points of light and screens for each past recipient gives one a sense of reverence. The museum is right on the 12 tram line at the Aker Brygge stop. Staff is... More 

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

Thank you for visiting us! :) More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Alon the Akkermanbrygge and opposite to the City hall is this quaint and modest buliding. It is this building which houses some amazing moments in history. It is worth taking a look inside

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

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The current exhibition is about the 1936 winner of the Nobel prize- a German who spoke out against Hitler and was imprisoned for his outspoken journalism and criticism. A very interesting exhibition. Upstairs is a large selection of iPads that seem to be sensitive to people walking close To then and tell you of the past winners. Interactive museum, very... More 

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Thank you for visiting us! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is conveniently located in Oslo Centrum near the Aker Brygge area. It showcases selected past winners of the prize, as well as the current winner of the prize. When we were there, an exhibit dedicated to Juan Manual Santos, was on display on the second floor. The layout of the museum was a little odd, with pockets of... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your visit. I'll make sure to share your feedback with both the exhibition department and our team of guides. When it comes to the reason why the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in Oslo (and not in Stockholm like the other Nobel prizes), it's all speculation as Alfred Nobel... More 

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