Cribs exhibition

Cribs exhibition

The nativity scene exhibition „Krippenausstellung Oberau“ displays an impressive and fantastic journey back to the times of the birth of Jesus Christ and the most important stages of his life.

In every single nativity scene exhibited, the craftsman Ludwig Reiser has succeeded in bringing the story of Jesus Christ to life and letting visitors immerse into the events and newly experience the biblical theme by him having created an overall structure characterized by a harmony of shapes and colors and the use of manifold materials to produce lifelike details.

On an exhibition area of more than 100 square meters, the visitors can see nativity scenes from a variety of different cultures; alpine, South Italian and oriental nativity scenes convey to the visitors that the birth and life of Jesus Christ is bound neither to space and time nor to a certain cultural area and that the event is experienced on all continents.

Opening hours

July to November
Wednesday 1.00 to 5.00 pm

from the first Advent Sunday to the first Sunday in February
Tuesday to Sunday 1.00 to 5.00 pm

Closed on Monday, 24. December and 31. December

Admission fee

3,00 €

Children up to 15 years free admission
1 x free admission with the Oberau Tourist Pass

Krippe Oberau

The exhibition is currently closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic


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