Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto

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Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: 327 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1W7, Canada

Phone: +1-4169797799

Ticket Price: 14 CAD

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

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Museum on footwear are rare. In fact, this is the only one in North America. The eye-catching deconstructivist building has the world’s largest collection of shoes and shoe-related stuff. There are four main exhibits. Of these, the permanent collection is the best, representing foot wear from practically every region in the globe and from nearly every time period in history, including Ancient Egypt and Greece and Rome. The Native American and Circumpolar section is fascinating. These include shoes worn by celebrities like Elton John, Queen Victoria and Elvis Presley. The other three exhibition are regularly rotated through time-limited thematic displays.

Bata Shoe Museum Information

  • Check out the museum shop.
  • Group visits of at least 10 people must be booked in advance.
  • Wheelchair is accessible.

Bata Shoe Museum Ticket Prices

  • Senior: $12
  • Student:$8
  • Children ages 5-17: $5
  • Children 4 and under: Free
  • Thursday 5pm-8pm: Pay what you can.

Guided Group Rates:

  • Adults: $14
  • Student: $6
  • Teachers: Free with guided tour.

Unguided Group Rates:

  • Adults: $12
  • Student: $5

Bata Shoe Museum Opening and Closing Hours

  • Closed only on Christmas Day and Good Friday.

How To reach Bata Shoe Museum by Public Transport

  • Subway 2; Streetcar 317, 510; Bus 127 stop Spadina Station.
  • Bus 300 stop Bloor St West at St George St.

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  • I took my 7 year old daughter over the weekend and she loved it! Not too busy. She enjoyed the kids activities (colouring/art table and trying on shoes). She LOVED the scavenger hunt. Great place for a fun Sat or Sun afternoon!

  • I came here not knowing what to expect but was really surprised. This is a great place. The footwear displays span prehistoric times to present day. Well worth the visit.

  • Had a great visit to Bata shoe museum. Wonderful collection of various shoe designs, very helpful staff. Meticulously clean. I would recommend this place ! Review by RodenReviews

  • It's worth a visit if you've got time to kill and you have done all other touristy activities in Toronto. Not super impressive. Understandably, Sonja Bata the collector of shoes may not have an avid interest for sneakers, but it would have been very interesting to see a section of the museum devoted to the evolution of sneakers. The gift shop was pretty sad as well. They didn't even have a shoe horn!! Doesn't say much about a "shoe museum".

  • Fun fun fun. Every girl should see her favorite shoe here. Nice to see such a variety of designs and some celebrity shoes too!

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