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 guided 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.
Wednesday: By Appointment
Thursday: By Appointment
Visit the tour tab for the most up to date information on tour times and availability.
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.
|03/24/23||Ambassador Branstad celebrated as new World Food Prize Foundation President|
|02/08/23||Nominations open for the 2024 World Food Prize Laureate|
|01/24/23||Former U.S. Ambassador Terry Branstad to lead World Food Prize Foundation|
|01/12/23||World Food Prize Foundation announces leadership transition|
|12/12/22||World Food Prize Foundation Announces New Program Manager, Building Events|