Musée du Parfum

Coordinates: 48°52′17″N 2°19′49″E / 48.87139°N 2.33028°E / 48.87139; 2.33028
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Musée du Parfum

The Musée du Parfum, also known as the Fragonard Musée du Parfum, is a French private museum of perfume located at 9 rue Scribe, in the 9th arrondissement of Paris.[1]

History and exhibits[edit]

Fragonard Parfumeur established the museum in 1983, within a Napoleon III town-house built in 1860.[2] Its rooms contain period furnishings and perfume exhibits, including antique perfume bottles, containers, toiletry sets, and stills for steam distillation of perfume extracts.[3] Displays show how perfumes are made today and present the history of perfume manufacturing and packaging. A perfume organ on display has tiers of ingredient bottles arranged around a balance used to mix fragrances.[1]

In 2014, the Fragonard company acquired ownership of the real estate site located at the address of the Square de l'Opéra.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Fragonard Perfume Museum - Paris". Retrieved 2018-05-28.
  2. ^ "Le Musée du Parfum, un musée parisien à découvrir". (in French). Retrieved 2018-05-28.
  3. ^ Parisbreakfasts (2008-05-21). "paris breakfasts: Le musee du parfum Fragonard". paris breakfasts. Retrieved 2018-05-28.

External links[edit]

Media related to Musée du Parfum (Paris) at Wikimedia Commons

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