Welcome! We’re glad you stopped by for some shoe-themed fun! With over 14,000 shoes in our collection, we have a lot of shoes (and other shoe-related items) to show you, one shoe at a time. Whether you decide to explore a new online exhibition, make a cool craft or listen to an amusing story, you can find it all below. And make sure to check back often – there’s always something new to see and learn!

Camp In A Shoebox








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Online Exhibitions

On Pointe:The Rise of the Ballet Shoe
On Pointe
Pirouette, Jeté, Pas…explore our newest ONLINE EXHIBITION, On Pointe, and learn all about ballet!
Ballet Craft

Easy Ballerina Craft
Easy Dancer Craft

Easy Dancer Craft
Chestnut Clog Craft

Chestnut Clog Craft
Coptic Shoe Craft

Coptic Shoe Craft

Spring into Storytime Playlist
Bookmark Craft

Shoe bookmark Craft


Socks: Between You and Your Shoes
SOCKS: Between You and Your Shoes
For thousands of years, people around the world have sought to separate themselves from their shoes with all manner of socks.
Connect the Dots

Metohija, early 20th century
Colouring Sheets

Persian, Late 19th Century
Spot the Difference

Set-26 Great Divide 3
Crossword/Word Search

Manchu, c. 1880

Korean, 19th and 20th centuries
Sock Puppet

How to make a sockpuppet


More Activities

Storytime with the BSM
Join us every Saturday on our Youtube channel where one of our staff members will read a new story!.
Colouring Sheets
Colouring sheets for kids and adults! Share your creations by tagging us at @batashoemuseum or #BSMFromHome.
Hands-Off Feature
Check out these feature shoes from the hands-on collection.
Have some fun as a mid-week treat by solving our shoe-themed jigsaw puzzles!.
Get Creative!
Check out these fun activities to get your creativity flowing..