The musée international de la Parfumerie (International Perfume Museum) in Grasse exists since 1989. It retraces the history of the art of making perfume, which is the pride of Grasse.
All the secrets of the creation and fabrication of a fragrance are revealed, from the processing of the raw materials (cold absorption, distillation, extraction) to the actual composition of the perfume.
The discussion also takes in soaps and cosmetics over a period spanning four millennia.
From Wednesday 1 October to Wednesday 31 December 2014 :
From Wednesday to Monday from 11:00 to 18:00
Admission prices :
Full price : 3 €
Reduced price : 1.5 €
Up to 17 years : Free
Unemployed : Free
Disabled (adults) : Free
Closed on 1 January, 1 May and 25 December