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.
|03/10/19||Statement on Ethiopian Airlines Crash by World Food Prize President Ambassador Kenneth M. Quinn|
|03/06/19||The World Food Prize Names New Director of Planning|
|02/18/19||World Food Prize President to Be Honored in House of Lords for Confronting Genocide|
|02/15/19||World Food Prize Announces the Opening of the 2019 Iowa Hunger Summit Breakout Session Application Process|
|02/06/19||Call for Participation: High School Students Statewide Invited to World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute|