Nobel Prize Museum

Nobel Museum

The Nobel Prize is an annual award for major scientific discoveries, technical advances or outstanding contributions to society in the field of peace or literature. It has been awarded since 1901 following the wishes expressed in the will of Swedish scientist Alfred Nobel.

One of the most visited museums in Sweden is dedicated to the history of the Nobel Prize, the most important discoveries and all the laureates.

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The Nobel Prize is awarded in the Royal Swedish Academy building, which is located on the same site as the museum. The only exception is the Nobel Peace Prize, which is awarded in Oslo, Norway.

What will you see at the museum?

The Nobel Prize Museum has a permanent exhibition on the history of the award, but the thematic temporary exhibitions on current scientific discoveries are particularly interesting.

The permanent and temporary exhibitions are complemented by various events, concerts or lectures.

Detailed information and a calendar of events can be found on the museum's official website:

How much time should I allow for a visit to the museum? On average, visitors spend 45-60 minutes here.

Entrance fees and opening hours

The Nobel Museum in Stockholm is open every day except Mondays, when it remains closed at certain times of the year.


  • Mondays: closed
  • Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday-Sunday: 11:00 to 17:00
  • Friday: 11:00 to 21:00


  • Monday: closed
  • Tuesday-Thursday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


  • Daily except Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Last admission is always 15 minutes before closing time.

Ticket prices

Tickets can only be purchased at the door.

  • 140 sek - Adults
  • 100 sek - students with ISIC card + seniors over 65 years old
  • Free - youth under 18

Where can you find the museum?

The Nobel Museum shares a building with the Swedish Academy of Sciences and the Stockholm Stock Exchange.

It is located on Stortorget Square right in the middle of the historic centre of Gamla Stan.

The nearest Gamla Stan metro station is 300 metres away.

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