The Shoe Museum
This museum is housed in the oldest part of a shoe factory which was set up by Cyrus and James Clark in 1825. You will see some wonderful displays of Clarke shoes dating back to the 1830s and you’ll also get the chance to see shoes dating back to the Roman times.
There is also a fabulous display of foot measuring machines and a range of colourful and interesting shop display show cards from various decades.
You’ll also get the chance to learn all about the history of shoes through contextual information, fashion pictures, advertisements and much more. There is a lot of detail to see at this museum so it is well-worth taking your time here to appreciate the wonderful collection of shoes and their accessories.
Opening Times: 10.00 to 4.45 weekdays but closed Bank Holidays and over Christmas/New Year. Also open Saturdays during the school summer holidays from July 26th to Sept 13th,10am-4pm.
Costs: Admission is free
For further information please visit: http://www.the-shoe-museum.org