Opening schoenenkwartier Waalwijk
The City of Waalwijk is building a new shoe and leather museum to house its extensive collection of 12,000 historical and contemporary shoes which have been made locally and abroad. It will also showcase an array of machines, products and tools that originate from the regions iconic shoe and leather manufacturing industry. The building will have a contemporary programme and in addition to the unique collection it will connect exhibitions with education and business. In turn, it will become a place for companies, education and innovation in the fields of material and design.