In 1970 Norman E. Borlaug was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for a lifetime of work to feed a hungry world.
The entire renovation process of the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates was completed under historic preservation standards.
We are open to the public for tours, free of charge, on the following days and times unless noted.
Tuesdays: 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12-noon & 1:30 p.m.
Saturdays: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
A stained glass globe in the Ruan Laureates room illustrates 12 areas where food production and agriculture originated.
The Hall of Laureates has been awarded LEED Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, the highest possible rating for leadership in energy efficiency and environmental design.
|09/13/21||World Food Prize Foundation Offers Tribute to Chairman John Ruan III|
|09/09/21||World Food Prize Foundation Announces Recipient of the 2021 Norman Borlaug Award For Field Research and Application|
|08/12/21||World Food Prize Foundation Announces New Archive Program Manager|
|07/22/21||World Food Prize Foundation Announces New Program Manager, Global Youth Programs and Partnerships|
|07/20/21||Registration for the 15th Annual Iowa Hunger Summit Now Open|