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Guided tour of the penny loafer factory

Date: Monday 19 aug 2019 - Wednesday 31 Mar 2021 Show map

Experience the tradition and craftsmanship of The Aurland Shoe (the original penny loafer), meet the shoemaker and learn how the shoes are made.

The Aurland Shoe factory is an exhibition centre for shoe production based on the Canadian Économusée concept. This visitor centre tells you about the history of the original penny loafer and skills involved. You will meet the shoemaker and experience the whole process from leather to finished shoes, bags and so on.

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    +47 57631400

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