MUSEUM’S SERVICES

MUSEUM’S SERVICES

The Hat Museum is a permanent and non-profit institution, created for the collective interest, with regular public access. The museum brings together cultural goods and the information that are associated directly or indirectly related to the hat industry. The museum has the obligation to research, preserve, interpret and disseminate the information about those cultural goods for scientific, cultural, educational and recreational purposes and for the democratization of culture, promotion of citizenship and social development.
For this it provides a range of services that globally contribute not only to establish its mission as to ensure compliance with all of its museological functions.

PUBLIC ATTENDANCE SERVICE

PUBLIC ATTENDANCE SERVICE

The Public Attendance Service ensures the best reception to the visitor, provides information about the museum's collection, about the visits and activities and about the other services. This service is responsible for register the visitors of the museum in order to generate a rigorous knowledge about the museum's public.
The Attendance Service works at the front desk along with the museum's store.

EDUCATIONAL SERVICE

EDUCATIONAL SERVICE

The Educational Service establishes the permanent communication with the public, contextualizing them in time and space of hats production.
Using and developing sensory and experimental approaches, the educational programs cover topics such as the city, people and hats.
The Educational Service promotes guided tours, Cultural Routes, thematic workshops, educational activities, school projects and specific actions for groups with special needs.

COLLECTION MANAGEMENT SERVICE

COLLECTION MANAGEMENT SERVICE

The Collection Management Service is responsible for the conservation of the Museum’s collections, the registration, cataloguing and documentation of the collections, the study and interpretation of the collections, the compilation and analysis of memories of former and current workers and all who lived around this industry. It is also responsible for management of collections and the organization of temporary exhibitions or other events involving the use or manipulation of the pieces and collections.

DOCUMENTATION CENTRE

DOCUMENTATION CENTRE

The Documentation Centre is responsible for the preservation and enhancement of the documentary collections of Empresa Industrial de Chapelaria and others that have been incorporated and for the management and acquisition of specific documentation related to the vocation of the Museum. It is also responsible for providing information and support the researchers.

AUDITORIUM MANAGEMENT SERVICE

AUDITORIUM MANAGEMENT SERVICE

The Hat Museum has an auditorium with 100 seats, fully equipped (sound, light, projection and internet access). This auditorium was designed as conference room with conditions for seminars, workshops, training actions, small shows, among others.
This space may be rented by other organizations. If you need more information, please contact the auditorium management service, through the following contacts:
Phone: 256 201 680 
Email: museu.chapelaria@gmail.com