Christmas at Glencairn

Christmas has been celebrated at Glencairn since Raymond and Mildred Pitcairn moved into their new home in 1939. Today Glencairn Museum continues this tradition with special exhibitions, a "Christmas in the Castle" tour, a Christmas concert and other seasonal activities. The Museum's permanent collection features outstanding examples of Nativity art, including paintings, illuminated manuscripts, sculptures and stained glass windows, many dating to the medieval period.

Enjoy “Christmas at Glencairn” through a variety of events and programs, running from Friday, November 24, 2017 through Sunday, January 7, 2018 (closed December 11, 12, 24 and 25). Visit Glencairn Museum for the following events and programs:

World Nativities Exhibition

Do You See What I See? Imagery in Nativity Scenes Exhibition

Christmas in the Castle Tour

Homeschool Day

Christmas Sing Concert

Virtual Nativity Exhibition


See photos and other Christmas at Glencairn materials and information on the CHRISTMAS MEDIA page.