Christmas in Miniature: 100 Years of Moravian Nativities

Our annual Holiday display features historic Moravian putz collections from the 1850s through 1970s.

 

An elaborate miniature display that tells the Christmas story, the putz is a Moravian tradition that reaches back into the eighteenth century. This exhibition features objects from the 1850s Morris putz, a selection of rarely-seen objects from the historic Jennie Trein collection, the fanciful Kleintop Family putz, the 1950’s Kelly Family putz, and the Sullivan collection.

 

The exhibition will be available to view from January 4–17, 2021.This year’s display is located in the historic 1740 Gray Cottage, the oldest Moravian structure in North America.

 

Viewings are every 20 minutes from 1–4 p.m. Reserve FREE timed tickets below to ensure a safe, socially-distanced viewing experience. Tickets are for one family (Up to 5 visitor maximum), with one ticket per time slot.