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Musee International de la Chaussure (International Footwear Museum)

2 rue Sainte Marie, 26100 Romans-sur-Isere, France
+33 4 75 05 51 81
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Comprehensive and fascinating review of Roman's former industry

Housed in an elegant cloistered building there is a comprehensive exhibition of footware through... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
JGW225
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Hawes, United Kingdom
via mobile
All about shoes!!

We had a great family visit in the Museum (which happened to be free because it was Saint Crepin's... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2017
Alexandre L
,
Grenoble, Rhone-Alpes, France
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Designer shoes and other kinds of footwear can be found at this unique specialty museum.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good48%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Mar 3, 2018
“Comprehensive and fascinating review of Roman's former industry”
Oct 27, 2017
“All about shoes!!”
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2 rue Sainte Marie, 26100 Romans-sur-Isere, France
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Housed in an elegant cloistered building there is a comprehensive exhibition of footware through the ages and with particular reference to theclose links Romans had with many couture houses until relatively recently, when cheaper facilities became available in Eastern Europe and Asia. The craftsmanship is...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2017

We had a great family visit in the Museum (which happened to be free because it was Saint Crepin's day, patron of shoemakers). The staff inside the museum is very helpful;. Nice boutique. The temporary exhibition nicely complemented the permanent collection. We didn't realize there...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2016

There are so many shoes spanning the ages. Loved seeing the history. The audio guide is a must to get the full story on the shoes. Amazing collection!

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Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

The special exhibit ("why shoes") was visually engaging and contained a philosophic moment The audio guide made it possible to learn some interesting history of shoes thru the last 2000 or so years The displays in the rooms dedicated to the local resistance were very...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2014

The International Footwear Museum is housed in a beautiful old convent structure. Shoes from all time periods and cultures are exhibited. The tools and machines used by cobblers over the years are also shown. It is interesting to see how styles and materials have evolved.

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Reviewed September 27, 2014

I think would be more useful for artists and student shoe designers. Lots of examples of shoes and more particularly pictures. The building itself is lovely and the gardens are like a nice park to spend your lunch hour etc There is also a room...More

2  Thank mcwDurham
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Reviewed July 28, 2014

I was looking at the WW11 part of the exhibition, in other rooms there is a large footwear display, I was at the museum on Tuesday 22 July 2014. if you like shoes have a look, plenty to view.

1  Thank Richarddays
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Reviewed July 9, 2014

Enjoyed our hour's visit to this museum. The history of shoes displayed was very interesting. The videos which show how shoes are/were made, is worth the entrance fee. The old Convent is also very interesting to wander through.

1  Thank heartstoyou
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Reviewed June 28, 2014

I found it difficult to strike any interest in what is, a well laid out, well equipped and well presented museum. I had to walk through every part of the shoe museum: - clogs, tannery, shoe-making, history, temporary exhibitions, boots, famous shoemakers, and others that...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is every woman’s dream! What woman wouldn’t want to visit a shoe museum?! In any case, it was always my dream to visit since I first learned about it years ago and the day finally came. For those women who might have a difficult...More

1  Thank MiaGlobetrotter
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