Keep your Christmas warm

 

Duration: 1 hour

Place: similar to an authentic nineteenth-century Lithuanian peasant house

For: younger pupils and families

Moderator: head of educations E. Petrauskaitė.

Location: the Museum of Prienai Region, 13 F. Martišiaus St, Prienai

Visiting time: a visit can be prearranged by calling +370 682 59394

Fee: 1 euro for children, pupils and students; 2 euros for adults

Educational activity:

This educational activity will introduce you to the customs of Christmas Eve and Christmas. You will hear about the duties children had during these holidays. You will also find out how our grandparents used to decorate a Christmas tree. In addition, during this activity you are going to create a decoration for your own Christmas tree.

The museum is closed during the following holidays:

 

• January 1st. – New Year

• February 16th – Lithuanian State Restoration Day
• March 11th. – Day of Restoration of Independence of Lithuania
• St. Easter (Sunday and Monday).
• May 1st. – International Labour Day
• Mother’s Day on the first Sunday in May
• The first Sunday in June – Father’s Day
• June 24th. – St. John’s Day (Dew and Midsummer’s Day)
• July 6th – Statehood Day (Coronation of King Mindaugas)
• August 15th. – Assumption day (Day of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin)
• November 1st. – All Saints Day
• December 24th. – Christmas Eve
• December 25 – 26. Christmas