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Lund's history day with free entry

Lund's History Days is an annual event with the aim of conveying Lund's history in a lively and entertaining way. A perfect opportunity to dress in historical clothes and explore everything that Lund's history days have to offer. Read more about the day here:

During the day, there is free entry to Kulturen i Lund, where a packed program awaits. Bring a picnic basket and settle down in the park, visit the Café of Culture or the 1800th-century Alice and Cat Tea Room for tea and Victorian pastries. At Kulturens café, pianist Erik Ask-Upmark plays folk-friendly melodies from the period 1850–1950.

Program for the day:

Screening in Thomanderska huset at Kulturen at 11.00-11.30 & at 13.00-13.30

In the beautiful grey-blue house in the middle of Kulturens friluftsmuseum, the Thomander family once lived - Johan Henrik and Emilie moved in as newlyweds in 1833-34. Johan Henrik made a career as, among other things, a priest, professor, member of parliament and translator. At the end of his life he was bishop in Lund. Here in the house that once stood on Paradisgatan, they lived until 1850.

Welcome to the screening where Culture's guide Jessica Ljung talks about the family and their way of life. Collection at the back of the White House (the museum's entrance building). Max 20 places per screening, pre-book a place.

Lecture: Hedvig Eleonora and her time at 11.00–12.00

As the wife of Karl X Gustav, mother of Karl XI and grandmother of Karl XII, Hedvig Eleonora lived in a time when Sweden was at the height of its political power. It was a time of cultural flourishing but also a period marked by plague, famine and witch trials. Professor emerita Eva Helen Ulvros tells about one of the colorful women of the great power era.

Max 120 seats, in the Auditorium, pre-book a seat.

Sneak peek at the summer theater "The Secret of the Night Watchmen" at 11.30 a.m. & 13.30 p.m.

Get a taste of the summer theater Secret of the Night's Watch - a lively and interactive experience among the historic houses in our open-air museum. Played between the House of Lords and the House of Lords. About 5-10 minutes. No pre-booking.

Experience the history of dance at 11.45–12.15 & 12.45–13.15

On Kulturen's dance track, Cadenza shows dances from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. No pre-booking.

20 performances of The Secret of the Night's Watch will be played at Kulturen in Lund during evening hours this summer when the museum is closed. Two playing periods from June 14 to August 10. This is a unique collaboration between Kulturen i Lund and Teater Sagohuset.
Buy tickets for the summer theater in advance now!

Try: Historical board games!

People have been playing various forms of games for thousands of years and today the hobby of gaming is bigger than ever. Games are not only a pleasant pastime but also an excellent gateway to learning more about our history. Lund's game festival together with DMF shows and lets you play a variety of board games with historical themes. Suitable for all ages.

In the Allmogehallen. Suitable for all ages. Drop in.

Panel discussion: Horror in old Lund at 13.00–14.00

What kind of scary stories are there in Lund's long history? How do you translate the stories into a role-playing game inspired by the horror writer HP Lovecraft? About this and much more, the creators of the newly released book and role-playing game Lund - the forbidden city of knowledge reason.

Max 120 seats, in the Auditorium, pre-book a seat.

Try hand-coloring 20s photos
Drop-in crafts in the Workshop at 13.30 – 15.00 p.m

A hundred years ago, in the 1920s, it was black and white photos that mattered. But if you still wanted color, you could always ask the photographer to hand-colour, i.e. colour, the pictures for you. Today you can try hand-coloring copies of 20s photos in Kulturen's educational workshop. Please visit our exhibition 2 twenties on your own to get in the right mood before the craft!

In Kulturen's educational workshop, next door the play exhibition in the Allmogehallen. An exhibition educator is always on site, but remember that it is the accompanying adult who is responsible for the children during the activities. No pre-booking, drop-in.

Lecture: Typhoid fever, violence, silent children and drunkenness – the misery of war during the Battle of Lund 1676 at 15.00–16.00

In his talk, archaeologist Anders Ödman uses, among other things, priests' stories and court records to give a picture of Charles XI's and Christian V's misdeeds, as well as how the Scanian war affected the innocent civilians.

Max 120 seats, in the Auditorium, pre-book a seat.

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