A Christmas Tale

An exhibition about Christmas traditions, past and present.

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    Drinking Horn from Nes in Hallingdal

1000 Years of Christmas

The way we celebrate Christmas today is a combination of customs from the old rural community, of bourgeois traditions of the 1800s and post-war consumer culture.>

The exhibition

  • From Midwinter to Christmas celebration
  • Rural Christmas
  • New Christmas Customs in the 1800s
  • Christmas in the postwar period

Welcome to stories about

The scary Christmas
The busy Christmas and
The cozy Christmas

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