Plan your visit

PLAN YOUR VISIT

ROOM 1. THE MACHINERY IN THE FOOTWEAR

We can see an exposition related to the last part of XIX century and middle of XX century technology. It is a unique room in the world, where there are 50 pieces in the exposition from the 310 that the Museum owns with the chance of different variations, where it is recreated a factory from the early XIX century. Inside, we can also find the “Aguado Collection” which gathers all the facets of the production of the mould that is used as base for the manufacture of the shoe.

 

ROOM 2. LIBRARY

The bibliographical funds of the Museum overcome 3.500 copies of books, magazines, catalogues... In room II we can find: Library Diplomas and Recognitions Pantographs and Measuring Commemorations Direction and offices.

ROOM 3. THE SHOE

Visiting this room will give you a general idea about the shoe, it design, evolution... The hall exhibits 1050 shoes from 2311 that the Museum owns. We can divide it in: Shoes with History. Collections of shoes belonging to famous figures of the culture, art and sport. History of the Humanity. The history of the humanity has also been reflected in the variation of the footwear. The times of crisis and brilliance have marked its influence in dressing as well as footwear. Sports Footwear. The sports footwear also has its own history and evolution. The Shoe and its History. Along the history, the shoe and the materials used to create them have changed using metals, leathers, leaves of palm, wood or silk. Autochthonous Footwear. The Elda Footwear Museum has a wide collection of footwear from different autonomous communities, and from other nations.

ROOM 4. CONTESTS AND COLLECTIONS

It holds different expositions from contests like “The Gold Pencil”, created in 1984 with a national character. Miniatures which surprise for its variety and quality or Shoes for Masks, made with worn shoes and waste materials. Julio Vivot and Pedro Lozano´s Collection, is a private footwear collection donated to the Museum that compose an extensive collection of handmade and orthopaedic footwear. The Diorama is also located in this room, an audio- visual representation of an ancient workshop of footwear manufacturing.