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Address: 276 Route de Gordes, 84220 Coustellet, France
Phone Number: 04 90 76 91 23
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     The Lavender Museum is in Coustellet, France, in...

     The Lavender Museum is in Coustellet, France, in the heart of the Luberon Regional Natural Park. The museum is entirely dedicated to true lavender. Since 1991, it has been hosting visitors from the world over. The Lavender Museum tells the story of the crop of true lavender, its history, its challenges, and its future. It describes the properties and qualities of true lavender. Georges Lincelé founded the Lavender Museum to shine the light on the significance and beauty of true lavender, the symbol of Provence. The museum started as an extension of the lavender farm, and is housed in a traditional Luberon farmhouse, where no detail is overlooked. Our museum welcomes 50,000 visitors each year from all over the world. The museum continues to evolve and features innovations and improvements each new year.Travel to the heart of the universe of true lavender, and enjoy a lively, instructive and fun journey, with films, unique collections, and interactive events…

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Musee de la Lavande

The Lavender Museum is the same place as the Musee de la Lavande - check out the reviews under that title.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 24, 2015
Islamorada, Florida

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 NEW

We spent a lovely morning in the museum learning about the cultivation of lavender and seeing the historic machinery that has been used to harvest it over many decades.

Islamorada, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

The Lavender Museum is the same place as the Musee de la Lavande - check out the reviews under that title.

New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Avoid this tourist trap designed for tour buses. The gift shop has about ten items marketed ad nauseum.

Green Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Want to learn something about the use and extraction of essences from lavender? This is the place to visit. The museum is geared to bus loads of tourists, but the gift shop is extensive, staffed with helpful, courteous ladies who speak many languages, and features a wide selection of lavender related products. Our suggestion is to pass on the museum... More 

Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

This attraction is well done. You are made welcome as you walk in, the staff at reception were helpful and friendly. The addition of an audio guide in English was very effective. The museum itself was interesting and included a short video. After walking through the museum you discover the shop. This was also well done with loads of helpful... More 

Rocky Point, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We were there the 1st week of August and Lavender had already bloomed and been harvested. We had a delightful tour of the museum accompanied with a short film and then we went directly into the store and shopped. Fabulous lotions and shower gels along with my favorite. Honey with Lavender!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

If you are visiting France, Provence Haute Alpe, in late spring,early summer you can not miss the lavender fields floriching on the hill sides. The oil extract of this nice flowers are used in in famous French perfumes, soaps an many other healthy products. If you want to learn more how geese flowers are planted, harvest and the different techniques... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 465 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

To be honest we actually decided not to take the paid your and instead went to their boutique store. Great items but prices not great nor was the service. Washrooms were clean but you needed a code to access which you can get from the cashier.

Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Lavender is one of the main symbols of Provence. Therefore, it is necessary to visit lavender museum. Here you will learn what is a real lavender and what is lavandin. And the history of the production of lavender essence with all the details - watch the film, visit the exhibition hall with machines, and other elements of production and trading... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

very interesting presentation of the history and the technique of Lavender making. Various historical machines, some of them portable, demonstrate make the production process easy to understand. In the shop one can buy the factory' s products at a discount (English spoken). Behind the building there is a small café (self service machines) in front of a small lavender field... More 


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