In Bad Rappenau, in the heart of Baden-Württemberg, is the BikiniARTmuseum, the world's 1st international museum for bathing culture. On over 2000 square meters of exhibition space, visitors can expect over 1000 exhibits. It is the most complete and exclusive collection of swimwear in the world, starting from 1880 until today. Highlights include the unique Loui-Réard collection and Pamela Anderson's famous red swimsuit from the "Baywatch" series.
In numerous documentaries and text panels you can learn everything about the exciting history of swimwear and bathing culture. Of course, extraordinary works of art surrounded by visionary design and accompanied by electrifying stagings are not to be missed.
In addition, visitors have access to the integrated SelfieARTmuseum to take snapshots in front of unique backdrops. Whether a bath with bathing ducks or in the ball pool, or rather dancing in the mirror room? There is something for every visitor here.
Opened on July 5, 2020, the unusual museum was the brainchild of founder Alexx when she came across bikini seamstress Alda in Brazil. The 70-year-old Brazilian dreamed of opening a bikini gallery that would make her exciting life story accessible to outsiders. Inspired by this, Alexx became more and more involved with swimwear and bathing culture and decided to turn this passion into an international museum. In it she wants to make the struggle of women in a prudish societythe main theme and realize Alda's dream.
How to get there
The BikiniARTmuseum in Bad Rappenau is located on the A6 between Heidelberg and Stuttgart. By car, you can reach the museum via exit 35 Bad Rappenau right next to the A6 freeway.
Parking spaces (also for buses), hotel and numerous catering facilities are located directly on the premises.