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Obsessed: How Shoes Became Objects of Desire Bata Shoe Museum

2 Jan 2023 — 31 Mar 2024

On view until April 2024.

This exhibition will guide you through the story of how we have become a society obsessed with shoes and features highly coveted shoes. Explore a collection that represents how industrialization drove shoe consumption, transforming footwear designers into celebrities and shoes into high value collectibles.

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Bata Shoe Museum

  • Admission to the Bata Shoe Museum and all its exhibitions
  • Free audio guide to download or stream

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    Future Now: Virtual Sneakers to Cutting-Edge Kicks (Until 30 September 2023)

    Obsessed: How Shoes Became Objects of Desire (Until 31 March 2024)

    All About Shoes: Footwear Through the Ages (Until 30 August 2025)

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4.6 / 5 (30 reviews)

The Bata Shoe Museum is a footwear museum in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The museum collects, researches, preserves, and exhibits footwear from around the world. The collection is comprised of over 13,500 items from throughout history, as well as the present-day.

Opening hours

Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 12:00 - 17:00

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Bata Shoe Museum
327 Bloor St W, M5S 1W7, Toronto
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Jennifer,  Canada Canada
05 May 2023
A visit to the museum is a wonderful experience. The history is quite informative, but the sustainable materials being used is quite encouraging
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Vicky,  Canada Canada
05 Jan 2023
The Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto is very worthwhile visiting. I have been there in numerous occasions and it has always been a hit for me and my guests.
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Victoria,  Canada Canada
29 Oct 2020
Excellent museum. Such an interesting look at history and culture through footwear. Only had an hour, which wasn't nearly enough time, so we'll have to back!
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