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31061 Alfeld

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Fagus Model Archive

Fagus Model Archive

Discover the fascination of shoe lasts

Opening hours
Fagus Factory


Apr-Oct: 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Nov-March: 10.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.

Closed:1. Jan; 24./ 25./31. Dec

Public tours: all year round: Sa. and Su. at 1.00 p.m.
Group tours by appointment at any time


UNESCO World Heritage Fagus Factory
Hannoversche Straße 58
31061 Alfeld (Leine)

Learn more about the history of shoe lasts

Experience interesting and exciting things around the world of shoe lasts in the traditional Fagus model archive. Have a look into the model archive and gaze at 30,000 original models, find out more about the shoe last development, the shoe production and the change of the German footwear industry.

Explore the Fagus model archive and learn more about the shoe lasts which have been produced in the Fagus factory for more than 100 years.

Let yourself be captivated by the look into the model archive in which thousands of shoe last models have been archived since the foundation of the company.

Marvel at an original copying lathe which was developed and manufactured by the Fagus machine engineering division.