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Museo Salvatore Ferragamo

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Address: Via dei Tornabuoni 2, 50123 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 055-3360-456
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Description: This museum is like heaven to shoe buffs since it houses a collection of...
This museum is like heaven to shoe buffs since it houses a collection of more than 10,000 shoes dating from the 1920s.
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I love shoes, so naturally...

We stumbled across this museum on a rainy day in Florence and ended up spending hours in there. It is definitely a shoe lovers heaven! It was an interesting mixture of history and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 17, 2014
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

The collection was excellent. The place is huge. The staff was warm and inviting. Very good limited collection. The museo is worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Well-designed and curated museum that uses shoes as an entry point to explore other themes. 'Equilibrium,' the exhibit we saw, examined walking, balance and movement through the visual arts, dance, tightrope walking, alpine climbing and eventually shoes. Brilliant.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

If you love shoes, you must pay homage to the museum dedicated to Salvatore Ferragamo. You can see shoe models for many public figures past and present, and see just how dedicated the family-owned company still is about producing the highest quality of shoe. Once you visit, you'll never hesitate to purchase their shoe or question as to why they're... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stayed at one of the Ferragamo hotels so were provided with free entry to the museum, if I had paid I would have demanded my money back as this is perhaps one of the most boring museums I have ever been to. We wanted to see shoes, hundreds of beautiful shoes, the designs, the story behind them, the evolution... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We stumbled across this museum on a rainy day in Florence and ended up spending hours in there. It is definitely a shoe lovers heaven! It was an interesting mixture of history and stories and beautiful shoes. I only wish there were more, one can never stare at enough beautiful shoes. Our only let down were the women in the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

After reading about it and the fact that Ferragamo has about 10.000 models of shoes I expect to see a least a part of them ,after paying a fee of 6 euro per person .But NO ,they were about only 50-80 shoes ,and a lot of photos and other things ,with no meaning for this type of museum. You can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Located underneath the Ferragamo flag shop this was most interesting. Particularly interesting were some of the films about balanc, and after all the religious works in Florence it was good to see the odd item by Degas, Leger and Matisse. My one disappointment was not to have seen more shoes and lasts. The Bata shoe museum in Toronto has shoes... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Very disappointing if you think that you are going to see a lot of shoes and their history, there is only one wall of women,s shoes, they are fabulous and attributed to Marilyn Monroe, Ava Gardner etc., which is fascinating,their were also the wooden patterns of shoes made for famous people hung on the wall, (we were told off for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Having read Tamsin Blanchard's reivew in the UK Telegraph magazine, that there are 14,000 pairs of shoes in the archives of Salvatore Ferragamo, I was so disappointed to get to the Museum to discover no more than 100 or so on display. This is really an exhibition, not so much about the shoes, but the study of the anatomy of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Had no idea of this interesting mans history and not a shoe fanatic, but really enjoyed an hour here. Well displayed and nice tough to have video with other engineer/ designers and not just focus on shoes Love of life had bought items in the shop so we did not pay but i would pay six euros for this.

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