Background information

The pages above include a link to a PDF file with the information in print-friendly format.

On Monday September 22, 2008, the Museum welcomed its millionth visitor. Follow this link to read the press release. Images are at this link.

Follow this link to read more about the origins of the museum in an article from Maclean's Magazine, viewable online at The Canadian Encyclopedia.

Follow this link to read more about Thomas Bata Jr. and Sonja Bata in an article on CBC.ca's Life and Times.

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Rosmarie Gadzovski, Marketing and Public Relations Manager
416.979.7799 x225