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About the Museum

The untold and nearly-forgotten stories of Portuguese immigrants are preserved in this museum, enabling us to discover and appreciate their experiences.

The Portuguese Heritage Society of California built this museum with the support of the community that it represents, local governments and organizations, as well as the Government of Portugal. Select an article to discover how the museum serves as a center for the display and dissemination of Portuguese heritage and culture.

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Portuguese Historical Museum - Birth of a Plan

The birth of a plan to build the Portuguese Historical Museum

Portuguese Historical Museum - Beginning the Process

Beginning the process to build the Portuguese Historical Museum.

Portuguese Historical Museum - Beware the Unexpected

Unexpected surprises during the construction of the Portuguese Historical Museum.

Portuguese Historical Museum - Dedication & Expansion

The Portuguese Historical Museum dedication ceremony and expansion plans.


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