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District of Upper Bavaria

Centre for Traditional Costume

Michael-Ötschmann-Weg 2
83671 Benediktbeuern


Alexander Karl Wandinger

Lea Sophie Rodenberg
Head Collection

Markus Rellecke

Denise Katharina Rummel
Head Cultural Education

Helene Schmidhuber
Cultural Education

Elfriede Schäffler
Administration and Assistance

Alexandra Landkammer
Facility Maintenance

Opening hours

We will be happy to make time for you to visit the Centre for Traditional Costume especially the collection, the library, the Trachten-Kontor or for advisory services. To make an appointment, please contact us in advance by phone or e-mail.
Due to renovations and restructuring, we are currently only able to offer you our usual service to a limited extent. If you would like to stay informed about our activities, subscribe to our newsletter (in German) under this link.

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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