Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite, to avoid that everyone remembered as “the merchant of death” (so he wrote an obituary erroneously published when he was still alive), decided to establish a prize, the Nobel precisely, to serve humanity and was seen as one of the most prestigious awards for research in the fields “that help the man to live with dignity”.
Two museums dedicated to him, with thematic exhibitions, many other temporary itinerant, leading the public aware of this figure. Let’s see what they are.
The first is The Nobelmuseet – the Nobel museum that is located in Stockholm, one of the most beautiful eighteenth-century buildings of the Swedish capital, which once housed the stock exchange. The Museum was opened in the spring of 2001, on the centenary of the award and has inside temporary exhibitions, as well as a permanent collection, to let know all the secrets of Nobel. Read More »Guide to the museums dedicated to Alfred Nobel