History and exhibits
Fragonard Parfumeur established the museum in 1983, within a Napoleon III town-house built in 1860. Its rooms contain period furnishings and perfume exhibits, including antique perfume bottles, containers, toiletry sets, and stills for steam distillation of perfume extracts. 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.
In 2014, the Fragonard company acquired ownership of the real estate site located at the address of the Square de l'Opéra.
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