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February - Oktober
Wednesday – Sunday: 14:00 – 17:00 o‘clock
Palm Sunday – April 26 and
first sunday in advent – January 31
Monday – Saturday: 14:00 – 17 o’clock
Sunday: 11:00 – 17:00 o’clock
Closed during November 

the nativity scenes

Picture: Maria encounters Elisabeth
Picture: Maria encounters Elisabeth

This nativity scene was taken out of “The Joyful Rosary”.
For the Nativity Museum Oberstadion, a theological path was designed. Altogether 19 different scenes from the life of Jesus are displayed in one single year-nativity scene on the top floor.
Maria encounters Elisabeth; unique for a Nativity Museum is the display of 4 additional stations out of “The Joyful Rosary”.

Scenery: Reinhard Aust and Werner Kramer, Germany
Figures:  Angela Tripi, Italy

Picture: Year-nativity scene showing 11 stations
Picture: Year-nativity scene showing 11 stations

In a Nativity Museum the year-nativity scene is worlwide unique. These scenes were created by Tobias and Herbert Haseidl, from Oberammergau, Germany. Between connoisseurs the Haseidl brothers are known as the most renowned carvers in Germany.

Picture: Nativity scene from Aachen, ca. 1850
Picture: Nativity scene from Aachen, ca. 1850

Historical nativity scene from Aachen, ca. 1850
– figures are 1 m tall.
Background:
Alfred Fleckenstein
The painting is 14 m (46 feet) long and 4 m (13 feet) high.
The complete work weighs
2,5 tons (5500 pounds).

Picture: Nativity scene with multiple scenes
Picture: Nativity scene with multiple scenes

Scenes: Birth of Jesus, Josephs dream, registration in Bethlehem as well as additional scenes.

Scenery:
Erwin Auer, Austria
Figures:
Wolfgang Falkner, Austria

Picture: The first steps of Jesus in Nazareth
Picture: The first steps of Jesus in Nazareth

Scenery:
Antonio Pigozzi, Italy
Figures:
Francesco Narracci, Italy