On the hundredth anniversary of his death, Bad Kissingen founded a museum in the very building in which he took residence. It exists within a 350 sqm display area in the Obere Saline building on the outskirts of Bad Kissingen. With its beautiful orangerie and café the museum is certainly worth visiting.
A chronology of events
Bad Kissingen was first mentioned under the name of “Chizzicha”
The minstrel “Otto von Botenlauben” lived with his wife Beatrix in the Botenlauben castle near Bad Kissingen
Peter Heil saves the town in a fight against the Swedes by emptying bees out of their hives from the heights of the town walls onto the pursuers.
Whilst diverting the Saale river, Balthasar Neumann and Georg Anton Boxberger laid the healing water springs bare.
Ludwig II gave Kissingen the title of “Bad” meaning “Spa”.
The first ever Rakoczy festival took place.
Bad Kissingen celebrates its 1200th birthday.
The thermae “KissSalis” opened its doors to the public.