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Museum of Salvatore Ferragamo
Located on the basement of Palazzo Spini Feroni, Salvatore Ferragamo’s Museum was opened in 1995 by the Ferragamo family, in order to illustrate Ferragamo's artistic qualities and the importance of his creations for the history of shoe design and international fashion.
This museum hosts a footwear collection of 10,000 draws that documents the famous stylist’s career, from 1927, when he came back in Italy, to 1960, when he died. Furthermore it boasts photographs, sketches, books, magazines and wooden lasts of various famous feet.
The shoes are displayed on a biennial rotation. The museum hosts fashion events, meetings and periodical exhibitions.
Hours: open Wednesday to Monday, 10 am-6pm
closed Tuesday, 1 January, 1 May, 15 August, 25 December.
In August:the Museum is open from 10 am to 1 pm and from 2 pm to 6 pm Mondays to Saturdays and is closed on Sundays
Tickets: 5 euro. Free for the under 10s and over 65s. Museum fee will help finance scholarships for shoe designer students.