Not only experience things by looking, but also by doing. There are various activities in the knowledge center.

The Schoenenenkwartier is not only a place to experience things by looking, but also by doing. There are various activities in the knowledge center.

WORKSHOPS

Workshops are held in the fall, Christmas, spring and summer vacations for children and youth up to the age of 18. Outside the vacations there is a workshop every two weeks on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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TASTING BOXES

These boxes can be used by individual young visitors

The test box allows children to discover experimentally how to work with materials. By feeling the material and experimenting with it, its properties are better discovered. Furthermore, simple techniques can be tried. The box also serves for inspiration, it helps to create new ideas.

Each box contains the necessary materials and a short manual with instructions. You can choose from the following themes:

1. Leather sewing

2. Braiding Techniques

3. Making Medieval Closure

4. Swell

5. Embroidery

6. Rebook

All work can be taken home with the exception of the result of sample box swaddling.

CHILDREN'S PARTIES

If you want to celebrate your party in the Shoe Quarter, you can!

We start with a short tour of the temporary exhibition "Put On Your Red Shoes," which features fat shoes by the likes of Beyoncé, Ye West, Pharrell Williams, Rihanna and Katy Perry. Then you will pimp old shoes you brought along or make leather jewelry.

The tour takes about 30 minutes, the workshop 60 minutes. In between we take a break with lemonade and cake.

Duration: 2 hours.
Cost: € 25 per child

Children's parties are offered for a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 10 children (ages 7-12) accompanied by a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 2 adults.

COLORS

Need a moment of rest during your museum visit? In the knowledge center there are free sneaker coloring pages to color beautifully.

TRY ON SHOES

High heels, platform soles, shoes from all continents are in our fitting cases to try out