The Nobel Peace Center is the museum about the Nobel Peace Prize. The permanent installations tell the story of Alfred Nobel and the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates and their engaged and groundbreaking work.
The Nobel Peace Center opened in the heart of Oslo, Norway on 11 June 2005. It is a center where you can experience and learn about the various Nobel Peace Prize Laureates and their activities as well as the remarkable history of Alfred Nobel. In addition, it will serve as voice and meeting place where exhibits, discussions and reflections related to war, peace and conflict resolution is in focus. The Center combines exhibits and films with digital communication and interactive installations, and has already received attention for its modern design and use of state of the art technology. The British architect David Adjaye, the American designer David Small and a number of other artists have contributed to making the Center an exciting new reason to visit Oslo.
The Nobel Peace Center is located in an old train station building from 1872, close to the Oslo City Hall and overlooking the harbor. Visitors are welcome to experience the center on their own or as part of a guided tour. The center also offers a shop and a wonderful cafe.