Hours and Admission

The Bata Shoe Museum is open 363 days a year: closed only on Christmas Day and Good Friday.

The Bata Shoe Museum is always free for Friends of the BSM.  For more information on how to join click here.

Special pricing may be in effect for programs and events.  For what’s happening at the BSM, don’t forget to check out our Calendar of Events.  Click here for our general brochure.


Museum Hours:
Monday: 10 am 5 pm
Tuesday: 10 am 5 pm
Wednesday:+++ 10 am 5 pm
Thursday: 10 am 8 pm
Friday: 10 am 5 pm
Saturday: 10 am 5 pm
Sunday: 12 pm 5 pm



General Admission:
Individual: $ 14
Senior: $ 12
Student (with ID): $ 8
Children ages 5-17 (inclusive):+++ $ 5
Children under 0-4: FREE
Family Packages:
Family Package 1: $ 24
(1 adult and up to 4 children under 18)
Family Package 2: $ 35
(2 adults and up to 4 children under 18)


Members of the Friends of the BSM Program: Always FREE
Thursday evenings from 5-8pm are PayWhatYouCan with a suggested donation of $5

The Bata Shoe Museum is wheelchair accessible. Patrons who visit with an attendant pay regular admission but attendant may accompany them for free.

*Please note that different pricing may be in effect during March Break and other special events
*Please note that coupons, free passes and 2-for-1 passes are not applicable during special ticketed programs and events, including March Break week.

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The BSM is very excited to be a part of 3Pass, a brand new pass which allows you to visit three of Toronto’s best specialty museums for less than 50% of the admission costs.

3Pass gives you admission to Toronto’s Bata Shoe Museum, the Gardiner Museum, and the Textile Museum of Canada, with the flexibility of visiting all three over a 60 day period after you activate your pass.

Purchasing is easy – you can buy online at 3Pass.ca or at any of the participating museums!