Visit: Musee International de la Parfumerie, 2 boulevard du Jeu de Ballon, 06130, Grasse France
Created in 1989, the International Perfume Museum, a unique museum in the world, is part of the emblematic territory of the city of Grasse, cradle of luxury perfume which France was the initiator. Dedicated to one of the most prestigious French traditional activities, the International Perfume Museum, public establishment, labeled "Museum of France", allows visitors to discover the history and originality of the trade of industrialists and large houses of perfumery. True testimony of the international technical, aesthetic, social and cultural history of the tradition of the use of scents, the museum approaches with an anthropological approach the history of fragrances in all its aspects - raw materials, manufacturing, industry, innovation, trade, design, uses and through very diverse forms - objects of art, decorative arts, textiles, archaeological witnesses, unique pieces or industrial forms.
From 21 June 2019 to 5 January 2020 come enjoy the temporary exhibition the history of Eau de Cologne.
The International Perfume Museum organizes during the summer of 2019 an exhibition devoted to Cologne, with the scientific and financial support of ARMIP. Crossing the centuries since its creation in 1709, Cologne is today part
perfumery essentials, a true exercise in style to which each perfumer confides, adding his own personal touch. Its citrus notes of citrus and rosemary make it refreshing, tonic, dynamic, light.
Of all the perfumes, the eau de Cologne has an obvious olfactory structure, readable, comprehensible by all, inscribed in the duration and in the history of perfumery. It is a perfume of a high technicality and yet very simple to realize, which does not
does not mean easy to do. It plays with the dandy, the aristocrat, the punk, the banker, the worker or the bourgeois. She has no gender and concerns all social circles.
Summer (May - September): 10:00 to 19:00
Winter (October - April): 10:00 to 17:30
Annual closures: May 1st, December 25th, January 1st
Audioguide & guided tour available on site subject to availability with additional cost adjustable on site.