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Fragonard Theatre des Capucines Museum

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Address: 39, Blvd. des Capucines, 75002 Paris, France
Phone Number: 33 (1) 42 60 37 14
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Description: For perfume lovers, this museum offers a look into how perfume is made.

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go to the nearby Fragonard museum in Rue Scribe

This museum is housed in an old theatre and it is minute . If you have time do both whizz round this one in 5 minutes and then go to the nearby Fragonard museum in Rue Scribe... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2014
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Saint-Nom-la-Breteche, France

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Glasgow, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

There is a historical aspect to this place, but I wouldn't call it a museum. Fragonard is a French perfume that is only made in France. This is one of the locations you can purchase their perfumes, soaps, etc. There is a guide who takes you through and explains how it is made and the history of Fragonard. The building... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Free "museum", I wouldn't really call it a museum, it's more of a show room where you have a guided tour, none the less it's very interesting and I enjoyed it very much. If you arrive and see a big line, don't worry about your wait time, it's very quick and they take people in groups. Once the tour is... More 

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Frome, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Not what we were expecting - more a shop trying to sell a selection of pre-made perfumes. Crowded and very touristy - the shop assistants were helpful!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We enjoyed a lot visiting this interisting and unique museum. Tha guides are very kind and professional and the store has excellent prices Strongly reccomended for perfume fans!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I wrote this review but apparently it was never received. Went to the Fragonard Perfume Factory which is in Paris. Wonderful place to visit and learn about perfume. They have a shop to sell the perfume -- but not hard sale. Bought some myself.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

This museum is housed in an old theatre and it is minute . If you have time do both whizz round this one in 5 minutes and then go to the nearby Fragonard museum in Rue Scribe (nearer to the Opera House) because it is bigger and better otherwise just go to Rue Scribe . The shopping at the end... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

Dont go here expecting a museum, it really is a store with some display of how to make perfume. The "museum" is one room, one third of the size of the shop! It is not a bad place for a visit if you would like to buy a cute perfume.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

The tour is below average, the exhibits ok, the shop pretty expensive. i have definetly wasted my time here. If you are looking for classic french products in a stylish shop, look for the shops outside the Lourve museum.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Something in me felt like trying a french twist in my hair that morning. I was already grinning incessantly from the fresh news of a grandchild-on-the-way, when informed to get ready for a new surprise. When I asked as to the appropriateness of my attire, my-daughter-in-law assured me ,'perfect." Off we sped towards Boulevard des Capucines in the 9th arrondissement.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

A truly feminine and elegant place. Extraordinary perfumes that will enchant you and lighten as well, dear madame... The tour in the museum is free, however a bit disappointing. The information it provides may be written in a one page leaflet but the exhibits are worth seeing. The perfume shop, however, is breathtaking and it is worth spending your money... More 

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