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CHRISTMAS AT THE MUSEUM


A weekend programme of festive fun at the Museum of Country Life

15 December 2017, to 17 December 2017 (various times), Turlough Park (Country Life).

Audience: Suitable for all ages   |   Event Type: Drop-in Activity

(Image: Ducks by the lake at Turlough Park, Winter 2010)

The Museum of Country Life is holding a weekend of festive fun on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, December 15, 16 and 17.

Christmas traditions

Learn how generations past celebrated Christmas in Ireland in the Life in the Community permanent exhibition on Level C of the main exhibition galleries. This display features traditional Christmas festivities, early Christmas cards, Christmas feasting, religious observances, Wren Boys, Mummers and more. Find out more.

Choral performances

Enjoy free choral performances by some of Mayo's leading choirs in the exhibition galleries. Find out more

Christmas decoration making

Learn how to make your own Christmas decorations with artist Breda Burns. Find out more.

Christmas film screening

Watch the Christmas classic The Snowman, which will be screened in the museum's AV Theatre. Find out more.

Get the Goose

Go on an activity trail through the exhibiton galleries to search for the Christmas Goose. Find out more.

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