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Musee de la Lavande

276 Route de Gordes, 84220 Coustellet, France
+33 4 90 76 91 23
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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. 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…
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
276 Route de Gordes, 84220 Coustellet, France
+33 4 90 76 91 23
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful museum well-structured and organized with original artifacts - professional explanations - a bit commercial but that what's business is about - a must-see when In the Provence

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Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Lavender is such a key component to the culture of the area and this museum provided great insights into the history. Both kids and adults will be interested, and kids in particular will appreciate the hands-on experience. The gift shop was a little bit of...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

We were 4 adults and 1 child and we visited in August and we were given an audio guide. However just as we were entering the museum, a group of around 15 persons arrived as well and the lady at the ticketing area told us...More

Thank Antares2312
Reviewed August 9, 2017

visited for one hour - explanatory visit and film - nice gift shop - inetresting explanations of a lavander industry which is suffering due to current synthetic perfume production - worth the visit. CP & CP Family

Thank C P
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Perfect for 18year olds looking for entertainment. 10/10 never been to a better attraction ever, also provides fab Instagrams!

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Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Not a big museum, but a short film and then an audio tour of the history of stills used to distill lavender. Nice little gift shop at end of tour. Not over priced as one review suggested. Won't take long to get through, but the...More

Thank Janette R
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Self-guided audio guide tour with a film at the start which took you through the distillation of lavender oil and how labour intensive it is. There is a very tempting shop at the end of the tour. The only grouse is that there is no...More

Thank Janet P
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

My first orientation of the difference between lavandin and fine lavender happened here :-). The museum also shows you a short video of the history of lavender and one can buy many lavender products here.

Thank Jeevanderlust
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

We arrived on a Friday and the cost cheaper for two. You have an audio guide so you can go around at your own pace. The first room has a film show that is worth watching for the lavender history and uses. The smell is...More

Thank Linda N
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Okay, so this cleaver family decides to promote the lavender tourism of France. Pay to get in museum, quick history of lavender production, and the grand finish? An overpriced gift shop. Featuring this family's products. If that's your thing, go for it.

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