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The Shoe Museum

Museum, Municipal museum in Romans-sur-Isère
  • The Shoe Museum invites you on a journey to discover the world of this timeless, universal object: the shoe. Situated in Romans, a town that owes its renown to leatherworking and shoemaking.

  • Musketeers' boots, Chinese women's ankle boots for mutilated feet, poulaines from the Middle Ages… The Musée de la chaussure holds 16,500 collectors' exhibits from antiquity to the modern day, covering 4000 years of history. They are presented on a rotational basis in cells once occupied by Visitandine nuns.
    Also worth seeing are the paintings (17th, 18th and 19th centuries) and temporary exhibitions.These items are all presented in the former "Convent of the Visitation" (17th century) set...
    Musketeers' boots, Chinese women's ankle boots for mutilated feet, poulaines from the Middle Ages… The Musée de la chaussure holds 16,500 collectors' exhibits from antiquity to the modern day, covering 4000 years of history. They are presented on a rotational basis in cells once occupied by Visitandine nuns.
    Also worth seeing are the paintings (17th, 18th and 19th centuries) and temporary exhibitions.These items are all presented in the former "Convent of the Visitation" (17th century) set in landscaped gardens and listed as classified historical monuments.
  • Environment
    • In centre of town
  • Spoken languages
    • English
  • Documentation
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Mental disability
    • Visual disability
  • Activities
    • Temporary exhibition
  • Equipment
    • Car park
    • Coach parking
  • Services
    • Guided individual tours
    • Unguided group tours
    • Guided group tours
    • Shop
    • Unguided individual tours
Rates
Payment methods
  • Bank/credit card
  • Check
  • Travellers Cheque
  • Cash
  • Rates
    Reduced rates for school and student
    Free for least than 18 years
    Free entrance the 1st on Sunday of every month
Openings
  • From January 1, 2023
    until April 30, 2023
  • From May 2, 2023
    until June 30, 2023
  • From July 1, 2023
    until August 31, 2023
  • From September 1, 2023
    until September 30, 2023
  • From October 1, 2023
    until April 30, 2024
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Monday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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