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 Toronto museum is a must! As a unique specialty museum with nearly 15,000 shoes and related objects on display, the Bata Shoe Museum attracts visitors from all over the world. Its 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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Good To Know

  • The Bata Shoe Museum boasts an international collection of nearly 15,000 artifacts spanning 4,500 years of history.
  • Features include the permanent exhibition "All About Shoes", as well as three rotating gallery exhibitions.
  • Family-friendly and entertaining for all ages.
  • Plan to spend about 1 to 2 hours.
  • The Museum is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator that travels to each floor.


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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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Bata Shoe Museum is located at 327 Bloor Street WestToronto, ON M5S 1W7
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bata Shoe Museum

Where is Bata Shoe Museum located?

The Bata Shoe Museum is located at 327 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1W7, Canada, on the southwest corner of Bloor and St. George streets.

Is the Bata Shoe Museum appropriate for children?


Is the Bata Shoe Museum wheelchair accessible?

Yes, 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.