Cribs museum

Cribs museum

The nativity scene museum „Oberauer Krippenwelten“ 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.

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Please note that the crib museum will remain closed until further notice due to the current situation
(as of June 17, 2020)

Opening hours:

July to November
every Wednesday from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm

from  1st Sunday of Advent to 1st Sunday in February
Tuesday to Sunday - from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm
closed every Monday + Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve

Special opening hours for groups and buses; day schedules are available upon request all over the year and can be agreed upon with the Tourist Information Center Oberau, (phone no. +49 / 8824 93973, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or the craftsman Ludwig Reiser (phone no. +49 / 8824 8750, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

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