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Tickets for Bata Shoe Museum

Discover the history of human culture told through footwear

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Wheelchair accessible
Audio guide: English, French
Smartphone tickets accepted

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Overview

Highlights

  • Discover the ever-changing face of cultural history told through the universal human clothing item – shoes!
  • See incredibly rare pieces like Elton John's silver platform boots and beautifully embroidered Manchu platforms
  • Access all of the museum's exhibitions, and use a free audio guide to help you explore the immense collection

Description

Walk a mile in someone else's shoes with a ticket to Bata Shoe Museum, dedicated solely to shoes! The museum uses shoes to show the shape-shifting social fabrics of cultures around the world – past and present. See French chestnut-crushing boots alongside delicately embroidered Chinese silk shoes, moose-skin moccasins, and footwear made from human hair!

Laced with over 13,000 exhibits spanning 4,500 years, with temporary exhibitions to boot, you're sure to wear out some leather exploring it all! Gawk at a well-preserved velvet-covered platform chopine from 16th-century Renaissance Italy, sandals from ancient Greece and Egypt, the elegant creations of today's haute couture catwalk designers, and lots more.

Ticket

What's included

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

What's not included

Access to specially ticketed events such as lectures and workshops

Amendment policy

  • Changes are possible for this ticket

Instructions

Show your smartphone voucher to the staff at the front desk.

Venue

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

How to get there

Bata Shoe Museum
327 Bloor St W, M5S 1W7, Toronto
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Ratings & reviews

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A
Nov 19, 2020
Excellent
awesome
V
Oct 29, 2020
Excellent
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!
J
Oct 25, 2020
Excellent
Very good.

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