One of a kind!! Worldwide
The German Shoe Museum at Hauenstein offering a fascinating show of the worldwide cultural history of shoemaking.
in a real historical former shoe manufactory built in BAUHAUS style,
the development of shoemaking is being put on display. Genuine old
belt-driven machinery as well as original transmission system bring back
an authentic taste and flair of labor and social history of the twenties and thirties.
integration of the everyday life experience of the time displayed makes
the show a real historical experience. On almost 32000 sq feat, spread
over four seperate event levels, the exhibition displays amongst others
the Ernst-Tillmann-Collection, the biggest privately owned shoe
collection in Europe. It comprises of more than 3.500 different pairs of
shoes from the ancient roman sandal till nowadays contemporary models,
as well as a collection of several hundred pairs of shoes bought and
worn by recent celebrities.
worldwide biggest and finest museum of its kind invites you to take a
fascinating journey in time and dive right into the history of an age
Welcome to the German Shoe Museum Hauenstein
Picture at the top: the largest pair of shoes (size European 247)
Willy Schächter, Museumsleiter