Ornamental Separator

Historic Trade: Shoemaker


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Open today until 4:30 p.m.

  • Monday

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

  • Tuesday


  • Wednesday

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

  • Thursday

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

  • Friday


  • Saturday


  • Sunday

    9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

How were men's shoes made before modern glues and rubber soles? Meet some of the last few shoemakers who work entirely by hand and watch them make everyday and fancy footwear.

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