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The Lavender Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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The Lavender Museum is in Coustellet, France, in the heart of the Luberon Regional Natural Park, 20 km from Avignon. Our museum is entirely dedicated to true lavender. Since 1991, it has been hosting visitors from the all other the world. The...more
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276 Route de Gordes | Lieu Dit Musée de la Lavande, 84220 Coustellet, France
+33 4 90 76 91 23
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All reviews audio guide high quality self guided nice gift shop southern france interesting visit distillation process last stop essential oils entire process picnic area huge variety full bloom short video cleaning products discount card introductory video
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not sure we would stop here but so glad we did. They gave a very informative history of lavender and the medical benefits it holds. The guide was excellent as was the staff!

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since I went to France specifically to photograph blooming lavender, a trip to the Lavender Museum was a must. The museum was laid out well and the English audio guide was very helpful. The introductory video did a great job of showing the history and...More

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SOPHIE L, Responsable commercial at The Lavender Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Parisfan072, Thank you so much for appreciating our venue's athmosphere , our audio-guided visit, our collection pieces, and our beautiful lavender fields. Your nice comment makes our whole lavender team happy. Have a wonderful day from sunny Provence, Best, Maria - Brand Manager

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

I guess we had higher expectations and thought were going to see at the end audio tour an extensive lavender field since that is what I wanted to see and not so much about hot to make the lavender oils and history around it. Though...More

Thank I796CXaliciab
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Where famous parfum museums like Galimard and Fragonard make their museum visit free, here you have to pay for the entrance which is still coupled to a shop where you then get 20% reduction. It would be so much better if they made the entrance...More

Thank Nectaria_Coutayar
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Small but informative museum - staff was friendly and spoke many languages. The history and process was very interesting. Great gift shop at the end!

Thank TinaEducator
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

While staying in Gordes I visited the museum and gift shop. You even get a discount coupon for the store with your museum visit. If you love lavender, well worth the time. I love the lavender perfume for women. I’m wondering if I’ll be able...More

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed June 27, 2018

... About "museums" that turn out to be largely retail spaces with a little corner dedicated to some posters. But my spouse really wanted to check it out. So I entered with low expectations. I should not have been so cold-hearted! Yes, they have a...More

Thank LarryM708
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Instead of first stop, our last stop during our lavender fields tour was the Lavender Museum. It was a welcome respite after spending half-a-day visiting four lavender fields. The lessons were interesting and made us appreciate more the people who plant lavender, the beautiful lavender...More

Thank Lyn M
Reviewed June 14, 2018

We found the museum to be fascinating, and it explained so much we never knew about the region and the importance of lavender to the economy and culture of southern France. The technology of lavender production was very interesting. Self-tour takes 30-60 min. and is...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Interesting museum near L'isle Sur La Sorgue in Provence. It's worth the trip if you are in the area and have visited the "tourist "destinations. We have family in the area and often visit Provence so I'm not certain if it is as desirable for...More

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DeAnna B
July 16, 2018|
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Response from SOPHIE L | Property representative |
Dear all, Thank you for your interest. You will soon be able to make your own essential oil, thanks to our new rooms currently under construction. In the mean time we have a live distillation animation where you can see... More
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