Membership


Become a member of The Bata Shoe Museum today!

Interested in finding out more about the Collector's Circle, the Museum's patron program?

Visit our Collector's Circle page to renew your membership or find out more information on how you can become a part of this exceptional group of individuals dedicated to helping support the Bata Shoe Museum.

Membership gives you and your family the opportunity to explore the culture and customs of people from around the world through a series of original and changing exhibitions. With more that 13,000 artifacts in its collection, the Museum is the largest in the world exclusively devoted to shoes.

As a member,you can visit as often as you like for free. Come back again and again to take part in programs, lectures, family activities, hands-on workshops, tours, exhbition openings and special events. You'll also receive Footnotes, our newsletter, full of shoe lore and information on current activities. Discounts on purchases in the Museum Shop and other savings means that membership is as practical as it is rewarding.

Join now and have the wonderful feeling of supporting one of Canada's intriguing cultural gems.


Would you like to make a donation to the Bata Shoe Museum to help us to continue to provide a unique cultural experience? Thank you for your support. Your donation, however large or small will make a difference.


Membership Benefits

All levels of membership enjoy these benefits:

  • One year free admission
  • Discount in Museum shop
  • Free or discounted admission to programs and events
  • Invitations to selected events and exhibition openings
  • Guest passes
  • Free admission to over 70 participating Ontario Association Art Galleries
  • Subscription to Footnotes newsletter


Membership Levels


  • Individual Membership - $60
  • Student Membership(Full-time with ID) - $40
  • Senior Membership (65+) - $50
  • Out of Town Membership (more than 100 km outside of Toronto) - $50
  • Family Membership - $80
    (includes a second membership card and admission for up to 2 adults and 4 children)
  • Please select the type of membership you would like to purchase or renew from the drop down menu below.

    Purchase a Membership

    Supporting Membership - $150/$250/$350/$450

    All regular membership benefits plus:

  • Second membership card and admission for up to 2 adults and 4 children
  • Guest privileges ((one per card per visit)
  • Curator's lecture
  • Free admission to participating North American Reciprocal Museums
  • Invitations to selected events and exhibition opening
  • Tax receipt for the eligible portion of your membership
  • Recognition in Museum publications

  • Supporting Member Levels

    Contributing Membership - $500-999

    All regular membership benefits plus:

  • Second membership card and admission for up to 2 adults and 4 children
  • Guest privileges (one per card per visit)
  • Curator's lecture
  • Free admission to participating North American Reciprocal Museums
  • Invitations to selected events and exhibition openings
  • Tax receipt for the eligible portion of your membership
  • Recognition in Museum publications
  • Private docent-led tour for up to ten people
  • Complimentary individual membership for recipient of your choice
  • Contributing Member Levels

    For more information on how you can become involved, contact our Membership Department at membership@batashoemuseum.ca or 416-979-7799 x239