Located in the Opéra Garnier quarter of Paris, the Musée du Parfum Fragonard (The Museum of Perfume) welcomes both amateur perfume lovers and connoisseurs for a free guided tour unveiling the manufacturing secrets of perfume and its extraordinary history from Antiquity to the present day.
Founded in 1926, Maison Fragonard is a family business boasting unique traditional French expertise.
Slip into the skin of a perfumer’s apprentice and create your own Eau de Cologne! An unforgettable, fun and captivating sensory experience, centered on the creation of a fragrance based on aromatic notes of citrus and orange flower…
3-5 square Louis Jouvet, 75009 Paris
Open Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
(last entry at 5.30 p.m.)
Free entry and free guided tour
“More than just a collection of objects, the new Musée du Parfum Fragonard is a fabulous sensory experience. Combining technical aspects, esthetics, history and emotion, it is a unique venue.”
“The museum itinerary is both fun and instructive. And to wind up this foray into the history of perfume, a shop awaits under the building’s original, ancient glass roof.”
“…THE must-see place for discovering the history and secrets of perfume making.”
“Precious objects (flasks, unguent pots from Antiquity to current day, labels, etc.) and a fascinating presentation. Free entry. A delicious moment of refined frivolity.”
“The brand-new Musée du Parfum, opened in 2015, is a haven for lovers of fine fragrances. The fascinating itinerary is bathed in the scents of the renowned Maison Fragonard, a family affair founded in 1926 in Grasse, a hub of French perfumery.”