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The Shoe Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:45 PM
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Very interesting. Visit before hitting the shops

A really lovely, interesting free museum, illustrating shoes through the ages. It really... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2013
Gina A
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This is a unique collection of footwear and the Clark family history. A wide range of styles datimg... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2012
Street, United Kingdom
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The Shoe Museum houses more than 1,000 historic shoes including Roman and Medieval footwear. It also tells the history of Clarks from its beginnings when it was started by Quaker brothers James and Cyrus Clark to the present day.Items on display...more
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40 High Street | Clarks Village, Street BA16 0EQ, England
+44 1458 842243
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Reviewed 2 February 2013

A really lovely, interesting free museum, illustrating shoes through the ages. It really illustrates how shoe styles come and go, there has really been nothing new in shoe design for at least 50 years. Well worth visiting. To do it justice I would have in...More

Date of experience: February 2013
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Reviewed 14 December 2012

This is a unique collection of footwear and the Clark family history. A wide range of styles datimg back to roman times and offering a good insight to the industry over the years. Also unique in that it is admission free so well worth a...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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Reviewed 30 November 2012

If your not careful you could miss this delightful museum as it is down a side street in Street. It is an amazing place with all different styles and sizes of shoes throughout the ages. If you like to see what other generations wore in...More

Date of experience: November 2012
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Reviewed 8 August 2012

some things in life are free and well worth the visit very interesting for all ages learnt a lot about shoes and history of manufactoring over several generations

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank julie k
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23 June 2017|
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Response from suew843 | Reviewed this property |
I was staying in Wells and got a bus directly to Street which was very convenient & took about 20 minutes. The museum is easy to find at the end of the main shopping area & next to the Clarks designer shopping outlet/village.
Susan M
31 March 2017|
Response from suew843 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the main shops, Clarks outlet village & then the museum are all on the main high street in Street- all in easy walking distance.
Sue R
17 February 2016|
Response from MuseumOfficer | Property representative |
The Museum is open Monday-Friday from 10am-4.45pm.