Museu da Chapelaria

The Museum of Headwear is a space whose primary objective is to endure in time the art of headwear once renowned and symbol of the municipality, with equipment that includes a documentation centre, where are approximately 30000 headgear Industrial company documents and the company Araújo, in addition to Scallop manufacturing machines and felt hats, Office supplies, display cases, raw materials and furniture. The Museum has permanent and temporary exhibitions, counting for this with appropriate exhibition halls.


Rua Oliveira Júnior, 501
3700-204,São João Da Madeira


  • 1.50€
  • 100
  • Private parking
  • Museums
  • 1
  • Auditorium, Documentation center, Guided tours, Restaurant, Bar/snack-bar, Shop, Educational services, accessibility

    opening hours

  • tuesday: 09:00-12:30, 14:00-18:00
  • wednesday: 09:00-12:30, 14:00-18:00
  • thursday: 09:00-12:30, 14:00-18:00
  • friday: 09:00-12:30, 14:00-18:00
  • saturday: 10:00-13:00, 14:00-18:00
  • sunday: 10:30-12:30, 14:30-18:00
  • holiday: 10:30-12:30, 14:30-18:00

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