Welcome to the Vienna Schuhmuseum!

The Vienna Schuhmuseum (Shoe Museum) was officially opened by federal minister Dr. Michael Häupl on 1 October 2002.

Work had begun to convert the guild's former conference rooms into a museum in 1993. Over the years, a state-of-the-art museum was fitted out with painstaking attention to Detail.

The collection - the only one of its kind in Austria - covers some 100 square metres and focuses on the development of shoemaking and orthopaedic shoemaking throug the ages.

The Vienna Schuhmuseum

The Vienna Schuhmuseum (Shoe Museum) was officially opened by federal minister Dr. Michael Häupl on 1 October 2002.

During the past decade, more and more people habe developed an interest in the subject of (hand-made) shoes. The opening of the Schuhmuseum is, then, a logical step.

Work had begun to convert the guild's former conference rooms into a museum in 1993. Over the years, a state-of-the-art museum was fitted out with painstaking attention to detail.

The literary archive of Vienna Schuhmuseum

The Vienna Schuhmuseum contains numerous historically valuable (reference books. These are now one page digitized and provided to you on this page are available. Scroll through the history of Schuhmacherzunft.

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