On 5 January Christmas programme CHRISTMAS IN THE CITY

On 5 January, from 11am till 4pm, Tallinn City Museum invites everyone to participate in a cheerful Christmas programme CHRISTMAS IN THE CITY at the Kiek in de Kök Fortifications Museum, the Museum of Photography and City Museum. 

Christmas customs in the culture of the city in the merchant house of City Museum, at the Museum of Photography behind the Town Hall, and in the towers of the Kiek in de Kök Fortifications Museum. We will also be celebrating “Tallinn 800” during the Christmas period.

, visitors can find out more about medieval games and holiday customs in the playroom in Tallinn in the Danish period.

Sociologist and food blogger Pille Petersoo will introduce Danish Christmas hygge as well as old and new Christmas recipes from Denmark.
Historian Anne Ruussaar will give a tour of Christmas decorations and table settings at the Langebraun porcelain exhibition.
Students of the Tallinn Cathedral School will sing Christmas songs at the exhibition Tallinn Cathedral School 700.

 invites everyone to a postcard-making workshop “Christmas mystery in the darkroom of the Museum of Photography”, where participants can develop postcards on monochrome photographic paper using enlargers.

we will find out what kind of Christmas reached these parts through the crusades and via distant trade routes.

Participation with a museum ticket.

The event on Facebook

Please note! You can find information about this event also in Russian

At Tallinn City Museum, you can experience Christmas in many ways throughout the entire month of December. 

  • The Kiek in de Kök Fortifications Museum is a great venue for a Christmas event, with a Christmas programme that highlights the city wall and the bastion passages – a scavenger hunt, and peace on earth and under the earth. READ MORE
  • The City Museum and the Kiek in de Kök Fortifications Museum together with the Christmas Market invite people to the Christmas tour “Tallinn 800 – the first Christmas in the city”. READ MORE

Pictured: the Christmas Market in the Town Hall Square. A reconstruction for the exhibition “From stronghold to town – the birth of the Danish town 800 years ago”