Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, ON

327 Bloor Street WestToronto, ON M5S 1W7
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If you’re a fan of shoes, a visit to this museum is a must! As a unique specialty museum with over a thousand shoes on display, the Bata Shoe Museum attracts visitors from all over the world. It’s impressive galleries detail not just styles of footwear but how shoes reflect entire ways of life, religious beliefs, social status, and more.

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  • The BSM’s international collection of over 13,000 artifacts spans 4,500 years of history.
  • Features permanent exhibition as well as three rotating galleries.


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Located in Toronto, the Bata Shoe Museum regularly displays over a thousand shoes and related artifacts chosen from our collection of over 13,000 objects, in architect Raymond Moriyama’s iconic, award-winning building.

The BSM celebrates the style, development, and function of footwear across four impressive galleries, with displays ranging from Chinese bound foot shoes and ancient Egyptian sandals to chestnut-crushing clogs and glamorous platforms. Over 4,500 years of history are reflected in our permanent exhibition, All About Shoes, while our three other galleries feature changing exhibitions
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bata Shoe Museum

Where is the Museum located?
327 Bloor St. W, Toronto Ontario M5S 1W7

Is the Bata Shoe Museum appropriate for children?

Is the Bata Shoe Museum wheelchair accessible?
The Bata Shoe Museum is wheelchair accessible.

Can I bring my camera?
Yes, but flash photography is not permitted in the galleries.

Can I bring my own food/beverages?
Food (including gum) and drinks are not allowed in the galleries.