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The Hat Museum

1928 SE Ladd Ave, Portland, OR 97214-4737
+1 503-232-0433
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The museum is OPEN and offers 2 different tours. Be sure to go to thehatmuseum.com to get all the... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2017
theretailbuyer
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Portland, Oregon
Now closed to the public!

I managed to visit on Alice's last tour of the museum open to the public, as she now caters only to... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2013
Carol S
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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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National Hat Museum is open every day of the week and RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Just call 503-232-0433. 200 years of history comes alive with over 1,300 hats beautifully arranged. Men's hats, Hollywood movie hats, military hats, 1,000 women's hats and novelty hats all inside an historic 1910 house.
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5 Jan 2017
“OPEN”
29 Aug 2013
“Now closed to the public!”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 06:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1928 SE Ladd Ave, Portland, OR 97214-4737
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+1 503-232-0433
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

The museum is OPEN and offers 2 different tours. Be sure to go to thehatmuseum.com to get all the information. It is a wonderful collection!

Thank theretailbuyer
Reviewed 29 August 2013

I managed to visit on Alice's last tour of the museum open to the public, as she now caters only to students and costumers. Unfortunate, as she has amassed quite a collection covering the ages and showing the evolution of hats and period styles, and...More

4  Thank Carol S
Reviewed 29 April 2013

I thought the Hat Museum was a lovely activity on my trip to Portland! I myself collect a few hats and found it very interesting and it gave me fun ideas to try back home. The museum guide Alyce was so funny! She had the...More

1  Thank Chicagogirl223
Reviewed 26 April 2013

I wish one had more than a few of minutes in each room or display. There was so Much to see I felt hurried and there was only my friend & I on this tour. ( there was a couple of no shows ) But...More

1  Thank delmelza
Just274, Manager at The Hat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2013

We extend a royal invitation to please come visit again FREE of charge and we'll stand back and let you admire each and every one of the 1,300 hats on display! We start every tour asking for your special interests (costumer? collector of vintage?) and...More

Reviewed 7 November 2012

Discovering the Hat Museum was my lucky day. I love hats and have read quite a bit on the subject. However, I had no idea there was actually something called the Hat Museum. It is in a lovely Victorian home in a lovely neighborhood. The...More

1  Thank JillWendy
Just274, Manager at The Hat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2012

THANK YOU for taking the time to say such great things about The Hat Museum! We try very hard to get you the information you didn't even know you wanted!

Reviewed 8 September 2012

I have been to The Hat Museum on several occasions. It is a fantastic educational experience. Alyce, dressed in 1910 Edwardian attire, brings the history of hats to life. Her knowledge of hats is unmatched. In fact, she may be the most knowledgable hat person...More

1  Thank Peter C
Just274, Manager at The Hat Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2012

THANK YOU, thank you for your wonderful comments and all of our hats are off to you! Much continued prosperity to us both and we REALLY appreciate the extra effort on your part to post this review.

Reviewed 27 August 2012

What a cool museum! I absolutely loved it! I am really into old houses and was pleasantly surprised to find this museum located in a vintage Edwardian home in beautiful historic part of Portland. The house is absolutely bursting at the seams with hats. There...More

1  Thank J T
Reviewed 18 August 2012

The Hat Museum's emphasis is on fashion history and incredible craftsmanship of hats and the why of how they changed. Men's hat section was especially great information from wonderful tour guide Alice. She was very patient and let us pick what styles we wanted more...More

2  Thank cobar p
Reviewed 16 August 2012

They really need to assign someone other than Alyce to do the tours. She was rude, defensive and wouldn't let us look at what we really wanted to see out of her line of sight. This was my second time to go. I had no...More

8  Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 30 March 2012

I visited this museum with my daughter. It was very interesting and more than a little quirky. Located in a historical neighborhood, you have to make reservations in advance. We both enjoyed the tour and meeting Alyce our guide very much.

3  Thank MartySmith
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