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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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

Hats from the world

02 February 2018 | 29 July 2018

This exhibition takes us to a cultural and social journey through the five continents and get us in contact with the cultural, social and religious diversity that is the biggest patrimony of humanity.

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TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

Harvy Santos. Eight Seasons

08th April to 23th September 2018

“Harvy Santos. Eight Seasons” is the first exhibition of the new program season of the Hat Museum dedicated, in 2018, to the subject “Creating between worlds. From head to toe”.

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