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Santa Clara County Education Facilities

The Portuguese Historical Museum

1650 Senter Rd, San Jose, CA 95112

Sat.-Sun., 12 p.m.-4 p.m. or by appointment.

(408) 808-1471


The museum is a replica of the first permanent imperio (Chapel to the Holy spirit) built in San Jose.

Its mission is to preserve the history of Portuguese immigrants, depicting life as it was in the Santa Clara Valley (now known as Silicon Valley) at the turn of the 20th century.