MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

The Hat Museum has various exhibitions about the wonderful world of hats. Visit our long term exhibitions and feel yourself inspired by this amazing universe. 
Don’t forget, also, to visit our temporary exhibitions that, periodically, features new themes to reflect.
We are waiting for you!

LONG TERM EXHIBITION

LONG TERM EXHIBITION

From the fur to the Hat! This is the magic world of the “Black Nails”.
Divided into seven different areas and distributed by 3 floors, this exhibition shows the long and entangled history of the production of a hat. Machines, tools, raw materials and several testimonies from former hatters will help you understand how a hat is made.

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EXHIBITIONS OF SOCIAL USES

EXHIBITIONS OF SOCIAL USES

The exhibitions of Social Uses are entirely dedicated to the hats, the fashion accessory that is able to speak about so many cultural, social, identity and economic questions.
The challenge of the temporary exhibitions shown in this area, is help understand the History and small stories hidden in the hats of the museum collection and the stories about the people who wear them.

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TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS

TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS

S. JOÃO DA MADEIRA. 90 ANOS. 90 FACTOS.

29 October 2016 | 7 may 2017

In 2016, S. João da Madeira celebrates the 90th anniversary of its emancipation. That is why it celebrates the history of a small place that in the twentieth century became one of the main industrial cities of the country and the life of all the people of S. João da Madeira who, inside and outside the city, fought for their small land to grow and gain a space at the time of history.

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NEW LONG TERM EXHIBITION

NEW LONG TERM EXHIBITION

Commendator António José de Oliveira Júnior. The visionary entrepreneur.

Know the history of the founder of Empresa Industrial de Chapelaria who, in 1914, transformed this industry.

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NEW LONG TERM EXHIBITION

NEW LONG TERM EXHIBITION

Manoel Vieira Araújo. The man and the entrepreneur

The life and the work of the Mayor who founded Viarco, the only Portuguese pencil factory.

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PRESENT TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

The straw hat is the most beautiful thing to make

25 June | 20 November 2016

In June, the Hat Museum opened a new temporary exhibition entitled “The straw hat is the most beautiful thing to make!”

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TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

S. JOÃO DA MADEIRA. 90 ANOS. 90 FACTOS.

29 October 2016 | 7 may 2017

In 2016, S. João da Madeira celebrates the 90th anniversary of its emancipation. That is why it celebrates the history of a small place that in the twentieth century became one of the main industrial cities of the country and the life of all the people of S. João da Madeira who, inside and outside the city, fought for their small land to grow and gain a space at the time of history.

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