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Bata Shoe Museum

327 Bloor St W | (at St. George St.), Toronto, Ontario M5S 1W7, Canada
+1 416-979-7799
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
327 Bloor St W | (at St. George St.), Toronto, Ontario M5S 1W7, Canada
+1 416-979-7799
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Reviewed yesterday

The Bata shoe museum is one of the museum gems in Toronto. It has a section with a most interesting anthropological-historical perspective on shoes in different cultures and a floor with all these cool shoes that everybody can try on. Even your children and adolescents...More

Thank Savtah
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Modern and interesting exhibit shoes museum. Worth visiting. Good place to visit for both educational purpose and also fashion interesting. Permanent and temporary exhibitions. Easy access and walking distance from Royal Ontario museum. Love here!

Thank TiddyWallapa
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you really like shoes, then this is museum gives you an opportunity to see shoes worn through the ages by different people groups on many continents. I found the exhibition well laid out very interesting from a historical perspective. There are three floors to...More

Thank exessp
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the plus sides: it's well laid out and easy to visit. It wasn't crowded. They have free wifi. There are some interesting shoes. There's a lot of information, if you want to read. The staff at the entrance is friendly, and then you are...More

Thank KatikaOttawa
Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing museum that makes you rethink the very shoes you walked in with. We thought it would be a lark, but the displays and history was interesting, the building itself, which looks like a shoebox is fun, and it can all be enjoyed by...More

Thank MarkWorld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the end of one of our busy touring days we were returning to our hotel the Intercontinental and remembered that the Bata Shoe Museum is just down the street. One more adventure was to occur. How great is it when both husband and wife...More

Thank Dorothy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the museum with someone who has a shoe fetish and it didn't disappoint! There are so many fun styles, boots, and stories to match. It's definitely worth your time.

Thank cjogroup
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shoes are interesting for girls, right? This museum entertained me for over 90 minutes. Surprisingly educational, not just about shoes but about the world.

Thank Andrew I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anyone interested in women's history, fashion history, or pop culture history would love this Museum. It is fairly easy to get to by public transportation, but requires a small amount of walking. It is a small museum, but I think it was worth the money...More

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A wonderful museum depicting the history of shoes. Fascinating, amazing, and so educational. Presentation was excellent. Definitely a must if visiting Toronto! Great for the whole family.

Thank lyhanson
Midtown is a dynamic part of Toronto with some of its
most stylish high-rise residences and heritage
buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden
arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel
from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of
the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools,
jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill
Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and
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Is there an entry fee into the Museum?
22 March 2017|
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Response from June S | Reviewed this property |
$14 Adult $8 Students $5 children 5-17
How long should I plan to spend at the museum? Thanks!
10 August 2016|
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Response from AntiqueNuts | Reviewed this property |
1-1 1/2 hours
Maureen C
is it open on Mondays
15 November 2015|
Response from Hampm57 | Reviewed this property |
yes. It's open 363 days a year, cloosed Xmas day and Good Friday