THEMATIC VISITS

THEMATIC VISITS

In addition to the visits that address the history of the hat industry, its technical and technological developments and also the production of hats, the museum has thematic visits with specific educational and cultural objectives.
These visits are intended to be  pedagogical instruments, mainly, for schools, however they can be booked by any group type.

THE MAGICAL WORLD OF HATS

THE MAGICAL WORLD OF HATS

For those who have never visited the Hat Museum we recommend the general tour about the magical world of the hats production. This visit begins even before you enter the Museum, near the statue of the "Black Nails“. 
Here, visitors will listen the great history of these men and women and of the industry that marked the Portuguese industrialization in the beginning of the last century.
Public: general public, families, students, adults ...

PÉU WILL SHOW IT TO YOU…

PÉU WILL SHOW IT TO YOU…

Once upon a time a little girl named Péu... Péu lives in a very special place called Museum that holds many magical stories about hats…
Inspired in the fairy tales, Péu defy the children to discover the museum space and all its stories, transforming their visit in an unforgettable experience!
Public: groups of pre-primary students (till 5 years old)

WE ARE THE LEADING ACTORS...

WE ARE THE LEADING ACTORS...

On this visit, students will shift from mere spectators to main actors, helping to build a story based on true events. Mustaches, walking sticks, aprons and even a top hat will transform this visit into a unique experience where, in a playful way, children will discover stories about Empresa Industrial de Chapelaria. 
The visit can include educational games or creative workshops.
Public: 1st and 2nd cycle of basic education, Seniors

DO YOU KNOW HOW TO MAKE A HAT?

DO YOU KNOW HOW TO MAKE A HAT?

In a fun and interactive way children are invited to discover the manufacturing process of the felt hat. During this visit, participants will be challenged in their creativity and imagination and will have sensory access to raw materials, tools and machinery.
This visit is complemented with a workshop where participants can test some raw materials and tools…
Public: all kinds of groups

A CITY OF HATS

A CITY OF HATS

The visit begins with an approach to local history through which is made a contextualization about the social, economic and cultural importance of hat industry in Portugal.
At a later stage, visitors are faced with the technological evolution of this industry, from the most artisanal stage until present day. This type of visit is complemented with a workshop.
Public: 2nd and 3rd cycle and secondary education

PORTUGUESE INDUSTRIALIZATION

PORTUGUESE INDUSTRIALIZATION

In this visit we want to understand the Portuguese process of industrialization and the subsequent transformation of human and geographic territories. This visit can be complemented with a visit to hat factories still in working.
[dependent on the availability of the companies and in conjunction with the Industrial Tourism. Available for groups with a maximum of 15 people] 
Public: 3rd cycle and secondary education

THE HISTORY OF HATS

THE HISTORY OF HATS

This visit (adapted to different age groups) has two different moments:
1st: guided tour to the long-term exhibition with an approach about the evolution of the production of a hat;
2nd: a debate held in the auditorium of the Museum about hat history and its social and cultural role in society.
Public: all levels of education

MUSEOLOGIST FOR JUST ONE DAY

MUSEOLOGIST FOR JUST ONE DAY

The Heritage Education is fundamental for the preservation of cultural heritage. In this visit, the visitors will learn about principles of preventive conservation and restoration and its practical application.
It is intended to raise the awareness of the visitor for the importance of cultural heritage in order to promote the development of responsible and participative citizens.
Public: Secondary education and professional education