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District of Upper Bavaria

Centre for Traditional Costume

Michael-Ötschmann-Weg 2
83671 Benediktbeuern


Alexander Karl Wandinger
Director, Research, Advisory Service

Elfriede Schäffler
Administration, Trachten-Kontor, Seminars

Lea Sophie Rodenberg, M.A.
Clothing and Accessories Collection

Markus Rellecke
Library, Archive

Opening hours

Trachten-Kontor: Thursday 9 am–4 pm
Closed on public holidays.
The Centre for Traditional Costume is closed between Christmas and 6 January.

If you are seeking advice or would like to visit our reference library, please make an appointment.

Disabled access

The premises of the Centre for Traditional Costume have barrier-free access. Please note that we currently have no disabled toilet facilities nor do we have barrier-free access to the toilets.


Under the auspices of Covid-19 we ask for your understanding that within the framework of the necessary legal protection measures, some of the offers of the Centre for Traditional Costume may be restricted or even temporarily unavailable. Please contact us if you have any questions.

The photo shows three team members of the Centre for Traditional Costume. They are standing around a table on which an open archive box is lying, smiling and looking into the camera: In the middle is the head of the Centre for Traditional Costume, Alexander Karl Wandinger, to his left is Markus Rellecke (library, archive) and on the right edge of the picture is his colleague Elfriede Schäffler, who is in charge of the areas of administration, Trachten-Kontor and seminars.
The team of the Centre for Traditional Costume
from left: Markus Rellecke, Alexander Karl Wandinger, Elfriede Schäffler
(Photography Peter Nitsch)
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