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Bata Shoe Museum

Bata Shoe Museum
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Type of Attraction
Museums
Neighborhood
Central
Interests That Apply
Fashion, History, Art, Shopping
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Price: $10-$15
The museum is free on Thursday evenings from 5pm-8pm.
Is there parking?: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Water/Drinks: Available at attraction or nearby.
Eating: This is NOT a good place to get a meal or snack.
Restrooms: Available
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Bata Shoe Museum

The History of Footwear


Expert Pick Off The Beaten Path

Address: Phone:
327 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M5S 1W7
+1 416 979 7799

Description

If you like shoes, you'll love this museum devoted entirely to footwear - shoes from all cultures and all parts of the world, ancient times to the present. Fancy shoes and basic ones, boots and sandals - they are all in the Raymond Moriyama building, located north of the University of Toronto campus. You can view more than 10,000 pairs in all. Celebrity shoes include Queen Victoria's ballroom slippers, Elvis's blue patent loafers and Karen Kain's ballet pointes.






Times & Dates

Open Hours: 10am-5pm, Mon-Wed, Fri-Sat; 10am-8pm, Thurs; 12pm-5pm, Sun
Notes: In June, July, and August, the museum is also open on Mondays from 10am-5pm.
Visit Time: 1hr-3hr
Average Wait Time: 0-15min
Price: $10-$15
Price Notes: The museum is free on Thursday evenings from 5pm-8pm.

Exposure

Indoor with climate control.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Families, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers

Transportation

Nearest Train or Bus: St George
Best Modes of Transportation: Subway Walking
Parking Availability: Yes
Notes: The Bedford municipal parking lot is located one block east of the museum.


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