|Name||Bata Shoe Museum|
|Address||327 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1W7, Canada|
|Category||Sights / Landmarks / Museums|
A collection of more than 12,000 shoes, displayed in a building shaped like a shoebox.
Location: 43.6674, -79.4000
Sonja Bata, the founder of the Bata Shoe Museum, has been collecting shoes since the 1940s. Mrs. Bata’s hobby began while traveling on business trips around the world with her husband, Mr. Thomas J. Bata. While her husband attended business meetings for his company, the Bata Shoe Company, Mrs. Bata was shopping for traditional footwear.<