Bata Shoe Museum

Local nameBata Shoe Museum
LocationOld Toronto, Canada

The Bata Shoe Museum is a museum of footwear and calceology in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The museum's building is situated near the northwest of the University of Toronto's St. George campus, in downtown Toronto. The 3,665-square-metre museum building was designed by Moriyama & Teshima Architects, with Raymond Moriyama as the lead architect.

The museum's collection of footwear originated from the personal collections of Sonja Bata, started in the mid-1940s. In 1979, Bata provided an endowment to create the Bata Shoe Museum Foundation, with the aim of having the collection professionally managed, and to establish a shoe museum to house, store, and exhibit the collection. The foundation exhibited the collection to the public for the first time in 1992, although it did not open a permanent facility for its museum until May 1995.

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Toronto: Bata Shoe Museum Entrance Ticket from 11 USD

Opening hours

Mon-Wed: 10 am - 5 pm
Thu: 10 am - 8 pm
Fri, Sat: 10 am - 5 pm
Sun: noon - 5 pm

Closed: Christmas Day, Good Friday

Admission

Individual: CAD 14
Senior: CAD 12
Student (with ID): CAD 8
Children ages 5-17 (inclusive): CAD 5
Children under 0-4: free
Family Package 1: CAD 24
(1 adult and up to 4 children under 18)
Family Package 2: CAD 35
(2 adults and up to 4 children under 18)

Thursday evenings 5pm - 8pm: Pay What You Can (suggested donation is $5)

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bata_Shoe_Museum

Official Website http://www.batashoemuseum.ca/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/batashoemuseum

Twitter https://twitter.com/batashoemuseum

Phone +1416 979 7799

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

Coordinates 43°40'2.117" N -79°24'0.53" E

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