The Cité de la Chaussure

The Cité de la Chaussure


36 Place Jean Jaurès



Languages spoken

  • French
  • Italian


This close-knit company sub-contracts for famous brands and also produces their own brand of shoes "Made in Romans".

Romans was historically France’s shoemaking capital, and for several decades the town’s footwear industry had a worldwide reputation. In the 2010s, new brands and artisan shoemakers established here, reviving the local footwear industry. This living museum includes shoemaking workshops open to the public and a shop selling a variety of shoe brands made exclusively in Romans.

Opening periods

Every day throughout the year between 10 am and 7 pm.
Closed on Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, May 1st, May 8th, July 14th, August 15th, November 1st, November 11th and December 25th.
Open exceptionally on 01/12, 08/12, 15/12 and 22/12.


Adult: 6 €
Child: 3.50 €
Group adults: 5 €
Group children: 3.50 €.

Free entry for children < 5 years.
Group rate available for > 20 people.

Methods of payment

  • Chèque
  • Espèces
  • Carte bancaire/crédit