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.
|05/18/23||2023 Borlaug International Dialogue registration now open|
|05/11/23||Humanitarian Heidi Kùhn wins 2023 World Food Prize for restoring agriculture to de-mined land in former war zones|
|04/05/23||World Food Prize Foundation President Ambassador Terry Branstad to discuss Farm Crisis of the 1980s|
|03/29/23||Statement on the life and legacy of A.S. Clausi|
|03/24/23||Ambassador Branstad celebrated as new World Food Prize Foundation President|