Ornamental Separator

Historic Trade: Leather Breeches Maker & Shoemaker


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  • Monday

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Tuesday

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Wednesday

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Thursday

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Friday

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Saturday

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Sunday

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

How were men's shoes made before modern glues and rubber soles? Meet some of the last shoemakers who work entirely by hand and watch them make everyday and fancy footwear. In the same workshop, discover the practice and history of one of the 18th century's most common garments, leather breeches. The shop follows the trade in all branches: making, mending, and cleaning leather breeches.

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