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Babes & Bathers: History of the Swimsuit

  • Saturday, June 28, 2014 - Sunday, November 02, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Venue: Vancouver Maritime Museum
  • Times: Monday to Sunday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM, Thursday: 5:00PM - 8:00PM
  • Location: Vancouver Maritime Museum
  • Address: 1905 Ogden Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 1A3
  • Admission: $11.00 Adults, $8.50 Children/Seniors/Students, $30.00 Family
  • Contact: Visitor Services
  • Phone: 604-257-8300
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From swimming costumes to bikinis, bathing suits styles have fluctuated from the modest to the more revealing, all in a desire to make us fashionable by the water’s edge. As a city surrounded by water, going to the beach and owning a swimsuit is an essential part of both our wardrobe and our Vancouver identity. Drawing primarily on the collections of fashion historian Ivan Sayers, the Maritime Museum will display examples of swimwear worn in Vancouver from the 1890s to the 1980s. This summer explore the styles, fashions and heritage of our beaches at Babes & Bathers: History of the Swimsuit.

June 28, 2014 - November 2, 2014
Monday to Sunday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM, Thursday: 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Vancouver Maritime Museum, 1905 Ogden Avenue

Price: $11.00 Adults, $8.50 Children/Seniors/Students, $30.00 Family

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