• Bata Shoe Museum
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  • Bata Shoe Museum
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Bata Shoe Museum

Type: Children's Museums, Family Friendly, History Museums, Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Family-Friendly Museums: Your kids already spend an inordinate amount of time trying to figure out how to tie their shoes. Take a couple of hours with them to stare at shoes together. If you need to convince your tweens, the...  Read More
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Map / Directions Hours:

  • Mon-Wed,: Fri-Sat; 10am-5pm
  • Thu: 10am-8pm
  • Sun: Noon-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Regular Admission Adult CAD14; Senior CAD12; Student CAD10; Child (5-17) CAD5; Child (4 and under) Free; Family CAD24 - CAD35
    Every Thu 5-8pm Donations Requested; CAD5

  • Family-Friendly Museums: "In the summer, the Bata Shoe museum has a great daycare and day camp program. Seeing your barely walking toddler wobble around in a replica of Dorothy's ruby slippers is worth the price of admission. Save your ticket, as it has a Reciprocal Admissions program with three other Toronto museums."
  • Museums: "Every Thursday evening between 5 and 8 pm, admission is Pay-what-you-can, with a suggested donation of $5."
  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: This modern five-story building is North America's largest shoe museum and there is something for everyone.
  • Best for Museums Because: This place is the mecca for shoe lovers. You will be fascinated by how far shoes have come. Turns out boots are made for walking.

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