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Theatre-musee des Capucines

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

For perfume lovers, this museum offers a look into how perfume is made.

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fantastic shop but the museum is only open shorter hours than the shop

the museum looked good but we won't able to enter it as it closed many hours earlier than the shop itself. the shop is wonderful though and great place to get souvenir to take... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2016
Claire C
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

the museum looked good but we won't able to enter it as it closed many hours earlier than the shop itself. the shop is wonderful though and great place to get souvenir to take home. lovely space to wonder and the price are very reasoannable for nice perfumes.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

The museum gave an insight into the history of the building and Fragonard perfumes. However, the bulk of the museum is taken up with a showroom. Great for a visit but be prepared to do some serious shopping afterwards.

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Glasgow, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 21, 2015 via mobile

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 via mobile

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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Phoenix, Arizona
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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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Saint-Nom-la-Breteche, France
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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 6, 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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Thank Julia S
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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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