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Molinard Parfums

60 bd. Victor Hugo, 06130, Grasse, France
+33 4 93 36 01 62
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Make your own personalized perfume

Very informative visit about the perfume manufacturing industry. If you are interested, you can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul J
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Sun City West, Arizona
An amazing visit !

It was the first time that we visited Grasse and Molinard Museum and factory. The employees were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sara K
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FIVE GENERATIONS OF PERFUMERS Molinard, an extraordinary creator and producer of fine fragrances, is a family story that has unfolded in Grasse since 1849, ardently forging a legacy. Only Grasse perfumer to access to the label "Living heritage company", sign of a rare know-how. A MESMERIZING INTERACTIVE TOUR Discover this heritage steeped in history; admire collections of legendary bottles designed by Rene Lalique and Baccarat. Among the stills, the secrets of how perfume is made are gradually revealed. An astounding tour that entrances the senses, an immersive experience that begins with the still boasting a structure by Gustave Eiffel and ends in the spectacular sales salon crowned with a magnificent glass cupola. PERFUME WORKSHOPS Enjoy an unforgettable moment as you create your own custom perfume. Try your hand at the perfumer’s subtle techniques. With the guidance of a fragrance expert, discover the architecture of a scent, the ingredients that compose it, that complement or contrast with one another. Molinard, 4 different workshops from 25 to 189€
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  • Average9%
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60 bd. Victor Hugo, 06130, Grasse, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very informative visit about the perfume manufacturing industry. If you are interested, you can create your own perfume formula with the help of specialists. The process takes about one hour and you get your formula allowing you to reorder by internet. Free shipping.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was the first time that we visited Grasse and Molinard Museum and factory. The employees were very kind and especially Corinne who guided us in the visit. She was explaining the story of the factory in an attractive way ! The perfumes are really...More

Thank Sara K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We gave Molinard a try after a bit of a letdown by Fragonard (the other prominent perfumer in the Grasse area). It is housed in a beautiful, well-maintained antique building with incredible carved-wood furniture inside. The whole building had a very nice , „old-worldly”, „workshoppy”...More

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Molinard, Responsable relations clients at Molinard Parfums, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Comradegeneral86, Thank you for your nice feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed our factory and products. Hoping to see you back soon, Sincerely, Molinard team

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To make your own perfume in France was such an awesome experience, the staff was very well educated on mixing your own special potion!

Thank Stacey F
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Molinard, Responsable relations clients at Molinard Parfums, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Stacey F, Thank you very much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed this experience and we hope to see you back. Sincerely, Molinard team

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Reserved a slot for kids workshop. Staff was kind, attentive and very helpful. The place was not crowded at all, they also make a free tour in the factory. It was in the low season, might differ during summer months.

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Molinard, Responsable relations clients at Molinard Parfums, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Dear Lacpac1973, We are very glad that you enjoyed our workshop and visit. Thank you for your feedback. Sincerely, Molinard team

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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

There is a lot less tourist traffic at this perfume house perhaps because it’s scents tend to be in my opinion a bit more heavy and old lady-ish. One exception is the manly fresh soap of mint and rosemary. But it is still so worth...More

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Molinard, Responsable relations clients at Molinard Parfums, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Dear Tanya H, We are glad to know that you enjoyed your visit at Molinard in Grasse. At Molinard you have the opportunity to create your very own perfume with a choice of 90 essences. We hope to welcome you again in our perfume house....More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Visiting this museum was one of the highlights of our trip to France. It was entirely unplanned – we woke up in Nice and decided to head to Grasse for the day on the back of a scooter, with a vague idea of visiting one...More

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Molinard, Responsable relations clients at Molinard Parfums, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Dear Sir or Madam, Thank you very much for taking time to comment on your experience at Molinard perfume. We are very glad to learn that you enjoyed your time here and that your unplanned visit was worth it. Sincerely, Molinard team.

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

I don't wear perfume, but when my friend suggested we go make our own, I thought, "Why not? It'll be a unique, very French, experience." It was interesting and fun, and Celine was very helpful and nice. The fragrance I made is lovely, so I'm...More

1  Thank Lori D
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Molinard, Responsable relations clients at Molinard Parfums, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Dear Lori, We are glad that you enjoyed our perfume making workshop. Thank you for sharing your experience. Sincerely, Molinard team

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely place, really beautiful. And gorgeous perfumes. We did not book and the children ‘s perfume making course was 30 mins long and was 25€ each. But they made time for us without a reservation. The lovely French lady was very patient and explained everything....More

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Molinard, Responsable relations clients at Molinard Parfums, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Hello Pratoltaly, Thank you very much for your feedback. We are always doing our best to welcome our customers the best way possible. We are pleased to know that your children and yourself enjoyed the perfume making experience. Sincerly, Molinard Team

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We did not really explore the factory or museum portion of this too much. We did make our own perfumes and if was an incredibly unique and fun experience. If you are someone who finds it difficult to choose scents this may not be for...More

Thank Meagan C
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Molinard, Responsable relations clients at Molinard Parfums, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed the experience in Molinard and we hope to see you back soon. team of Molinard

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EHH_1
4 June 2018|
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Response from Molinard | Property representative |
Hello EHH_1, There are different ways to go from Cannes to Grasse By train it takes 30 minutes, about 20 by car/taxi. If you rent a car please take into account that we have a free car park at Molinard. If you wish to do a... More
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Hello Brianna, it is not needed to book.
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Helen M
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Dear Helen, We are happy to read that you enjoy your fragrance. You can reorder by connecting on our website, select "perfume workshop", then "workshop", and finally "reorder your creation". We remain at your... More
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