The Bata Shoe Museum
The 4,500-year history of footwear is explored through hundreds of shoes such as specialty clogs.
327 Bloor St W, Toronto
4.3 | 725 Ratings

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Discover the treasures of North America’s charming and surprising shoe museum. Located in Toronto, Canada, the BSM regularly displays over a thousand shoes and related artefacts (from a collection numbering over 13,000) in architect Raymond Moriyama’s award-winning five-floor structure. The BSM celebrates the style and function of footwear in four impressive galleries. Footwear on display ranges 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 the semi-permanent exhibition, All About Shoes. Three other galleries feature changing exhibitions, so there’s always something new to see.

Monday 10:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 10:00am-8:00pm
Friday 10:00am-5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm-5:00pm

(416) 979-7799

327 Bloor St W, Toronto

Manolo Blahnik: The Art of Shoes

Special Temporary Exhibition
May 16, 2018 – January 6, 2019

The Bata Shoe Museum is excited to present the remarkable travelling exhibition MANOLO BLAHNIK: THE ART OF SHOES, a stunning retrospective by one of the world’s most influential figures within the fashion industry.

For over 45 years, Blahnik’s inventiveness and superb artisanship has crossed boundaries between fashion and art, inspiring elegance and perfection. The underlying theme of the exhibition – that shoes are art – aligns perfectly with Blahnik’s own approach to creating footwear. The BSM is excited to be the final and only North American venue to showcase this travelling exhibition. Previous stops on the international tour included Milan, Saint Petersburg, Prague and Madrid. The exhibition is now open to the public and runs through until January 6, 2019.