The French Riviera Sights

Musée International de la Parfumerie (International Museum of Perfume)

  • 2 bd. du Jeu de Ballon Map It
  • Grasse

Published 06/25/2015

Fodor's Review

This is one of the more sleekly spectacular museums along the coast. Housed in a soaring structure of steel, glass, and teak, the museum traces the 3,000-year history of perfume making; highlights include a fascinating collection of 4,000 antique perfume bottles. In the rooftop greenhouse you can breathe in the heady smells of different herbs and flowers, while the expert and amusing guide crushes delicate petals under your nose to better release the scents.

Sight Information

Address:

2 bd. du Jeu de Ballon, Grasse, 06130, France

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Phone:

/04–97–05–58–00

Sight Details:

  • €4; €6 for temporary expositions
  • Apr.–Sept., daily 10–7; Oct.–early Nov. and Dec.–Mar., Wed.–Mon. 10:30–5:30

Published 06/25/2015

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