Live a unique experience at the Perfume Museum of Paris and learn about the history of the perfume-making process. You will also get an exclusive scented soap!
Meet your English-speaking guide at the Fragonard Perfume Museum at the scheduled time and delve into an authentic nineteenth century perfume factory. Before being transformed into a factory, the edifice was used as a theatre and cycle track, which you can still get a glimpse of. During this 30-minute guided tour of the Fragonard Museum, you’ll enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience and find out all there is to know about perfumery.
You will be led through the various sections of the museum, in which your knowledgeable guide will explain the manufacturing process, from the selection of raw material to inserting the fragrance into individual bottles. Find out the work it takes to give pleasure to our sense of smell.
Admire the large collection of old perfume bottles housed in the museum. Besides, you’ll go back in time to Ancient Egypt to discover the history of this essence. Your guide will also explain how Fragonard was founded by perfume-makers from Grasse. This city in the south of France is believed to be the world capital of perfume, and where the novel Perfume was set.
At the end of the tour, you will be given a scented Fragonard soap as a souvenir of your visit.
The guided tour of the Paris Perfume Museum takes place every 20 minutes from 9am until 5pm. You can begin your visit when you prefer.
Per personUS$ 8
This tour is in French and English.
Expert bilingual guide in French and English.
Gift of a scented soap bar.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Paris).
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Musée du Parfum (3-5 Square de l'Opéra-Louis Jouvet)