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A tribute to Czech inventiveness

Last month I was in a sardine canning museum in Norway and this month in the Batuv Institute which... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TangramUK
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UK
Well worth the visit!

This is a great rainy day or sunny day activity. In the evening, they had a private event in the... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
CoreLogic
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Perth, Australia
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4 days ago
“A tribute to Czech inventiveness”
14 Jun 2017
“Well worth the visit!”
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Vavrechkova 5262, Zlin 760 01, Czech Republic
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+420 573 032 115
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Last month I was in a sardine canning museum in Norway and this month in the Batuv Institute which houses the world-famous shoe museum! It is much more than that though and whilst it does have a lot of shoes (Bata and otherwise) it is...More

Thank TangramUK
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is a great rainy day or sunny day activity. In the evening, they had a private event in the outer courtyard, and the music could be heard across the industrial district. They were playing Čechomor covers, which were great to listen to. I really...More

Thank CoreLogic
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I was so amazed with this museum! If you wanna see all, it will cost you just 8€ and you can spend there 4 hours and more to see whatever you want, draw on the ground while hanging on a net, playing your own Puppet...More

Thank Erika K
Reviewed 7 April 2017

A great expo to get feeling about truly unique business plan of Bata family that essentially "created" not just shoe business but created entire city based on unique research and social studies. Additionally exposition of Zikmund and Hanzelka, amazing travelers! Amazing - thank you!

Thank Burian39
Reviewed 28 November 2016

+ museum which represent history of making shoes in Zlin city + free car park + a great modern library next to it

Thank JAROSLAV80
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Museum displaying not only Baťa's shoe-making business but also all that Baťa's family did for his employees as well as for the development of the city and region. As a bonus you can find here also items and travel journals of famous travellers Hanzelka and...More

1  Thank Ondřej Š
Reviewed 10 September 2014

Hats off. Reconstruction of buildings of the former Bata factory and revitalization of the whole area is a major deed. The buildings no. 14 and 15 where seat 1415 Bata Institute with exhibition "Bata principle" is worth a visit, learn about the history of the...More

Thank vlastaman
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