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Musee International de la Parfumerie

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Created in 1989, this one-of-a-kind museum is situated in the symbolic City of Grasse, the cradle of the luxury perfume trade which began in France. Dedicated to one of the most prestigious traditional French businesses, the International Perfume...more
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2 boulevard du Jeu de Ballon, 06130, Grasse, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many museums are like this. The museum has a great many excellent displays about all aspects of the perfume industry and its history, but some of the interactive things didn't work or hadn't been 'topped up' with whatever is meant to make the sample...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GrumpyJon
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Well laid out for telling all aspects of the perfume industry from the different fragrances, sourcing of ingredients from across the world, influences of civilizations and art and craftsmanship. When I next pick up my bottle of Chanel no.5 I’ll think of this museum. (You...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 224June
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The price is really low and there are some interesting things (like the first parfume bottel or how they do parfume) but it is completely unorganized, there are some empty rooms, you get easily lost, there are no arrows or indications. Also the text is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank LauraMnl
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent to visit we discovered the history of perfumes, tools and methods of productions, common points and diversity of family’s and new brands. Chemistry revolution. Vial design. ...To include to your todo list

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

I visited this museum with my partner when we took a day trip to Grasse. she really liked it but for males this is not a great place. The history was interesting but its about perfume.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

A delightful musuem detailing the history of Grasse and the evolution of perfumes around the world. Several interactive displays for kids. Easy parking nearby

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ArunaS_13
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice museum if you like perfume. We were visiting in the warm summer and the museums climate control system did not manage to keep up. It got very warm in some areas.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank O7195CPolivierd
Reviewed 29 July 2018

I have been twice, post refurbishment there is almost too much to see and do. Loved it. Park at the top of the hill! Very easy.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Dan G
Reviewed 27 July 2018

An excellent museum, though the lighting of some of the exhibits could have been better. I think they just needed to change the light bulbs! Very interactive for children and informative for all. Be careful coming into Grasse station while you’re waiting for the bus...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank crispyduck2016
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We really enjoyed ourselves, though if you want this to be worth your time at all, you have to be a real perfume and history of it lover. We read every piece of information, saw all the videos, so we found the museum very amusing....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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adnicklin
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Response from CapistranoBeach | Reviewed this property |
I believe it changes with the seasons. It's best to check website or check with your hotel concierge. It is a very popular destination so I'd be surprised if hours were limited.
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