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Address: Drammensveien 19, Oslo 0255, Norway
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The Norwegian Nobel Institute is worth the visit if you are interested in the Nobel Prizes awarded annually and presented in Oslo in November each year. The building itself is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2016
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Brisbane, Australia
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Cartagena, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is located in Aker Brygge, in the harbour, just a few meters from the City Hall. Since this is one of the most important institutions in the world, I expected a much more impressive building. Visits are allowed for free and there are exhibitions inside.

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is either a hit or miss depending on what is on or being shown. The building as ok. But rarely delivers anything exciting to visit.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Expected this place to be an absolute must see, and to tell the full story of the Nobel peace prize, why it exists, why its in Oslo, while the rest are in Stokholm, and all about the many winners, and how theyre selected etc. Instead there are 2 floors, the ground floor was one exhibit dedicated to one winner (I... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Norwegian Nobel Institute is worth the visit if you are interested in the Nobel Prizes awarded annually and presented in Oslo in November each year. The building itself is worthy of the visit too - very beautiful.

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Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Location is central and very easy to get to. A visit to the Nobel Institute is worth it if you are interested in the topic. As an international relations student, I found it fascinating. There is a lot to learn about the Nobel Peace Prize and its winners in there.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

I don't know if I like visiting places like this while I'm on holiday. We live in a world dominated by a What About Me society. Where individuals have lost their responsibility to others. Where so many of our institutions are corrupt. From Politicians to Police, all have lost their sense of direction. Sometimes it's money or power and privilege... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015

This building is absolutely gorgeous, inside and out. The message it sends is amazing and to walk upon the floors that Mother Theresa and other highly influential people did is an incredible experience. I would recommend this attraction to anyone.

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Toulouse, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

This is a nice building, inside and out - of some interest from a tourist point of view - but mainly a library for research. I passed by as I was walking from the hotel to the centre.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2013

Do visit the Nobel Institute if you are in Oslo. It shows the history of the Nobel Peace price with pictures, film and a (short) walking tour.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2011

I don't quite understand why this is listed here on tripadvisor, as a tourist this is one of the more unthinkable places to visit. It's mainly a library and a few spaces to study, good collection of history and political science.

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