In the world there is no prize more authoritative and desirable than the Nobel Prize. The controversial, unconventionally thinking, free from any ideology dynamite inventor Alfred Nobel with his whole life showed the world how to live, create, fight and achieve results.
Leaving this world, a successful entrepreneur and scientist bequeathed by all means to fight for peace, to develop science and art in the name of all mankind, regardless of nationality, religion, belief, gender, age. And in order to stimulate scientists, politicians and writers, Nobel bequeathed all the proceeds from his enormous fortune to distribute among the most prominent chemists, physicists, physicians, writers and fighters for peace. It is this famous award that is mainly devoted to Alfred Nobel Museum in Stockholm.
The idea of a museum on the Nobel theme has been around for a long time. More than 800 laureates, selected for the most outstanding services to humanity, obliged the Nobel Committee to popularize their merits, introduce society to discoveries, and help preserve all information about the awarded.
Since 2001, the Alfred Nobel Museum has opened in the old part of Stockholm, in an elegant building of the 18th century. Its popularity grew so quickly that in a year almost no tourist visiting the Swedish capital could pass it. Why do tourists like the dynamite king museum?
- For a modern, technically excellent exposure
- For the opportunity to see an educational film about any Nobel laureate
- Here you can see among the exhibits such rarities as the very first bottle of penicillin or insulin, which hit the shelves of pharmacies in the world
- You can get acquainted with the life of Alfred Nobel himself, full of scientific searches and personal tragedies.
- Take a walk around the hall where the Nobel banquet takes place
- And also visit the luxurious buffet, where you can try some of the dishes that are served on the table to the laureates on December 10 of each year
- Finally, give children several hours of interesting research work in a special room
If all of the above you are interested in, then the Nobel Museum is open daily except Monday. The entrance ticket with an audio guide (including in Russian) will cost 100 kroons. Children under 18 are free.
Finding a museum is easy, the main landmark is the Gamla stan metro station. Have a nice inspection!