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

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

 

Day before public holidays, the museum closes 1 hour earlier.