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First South African Perfume Museum

Lambrecht Street | Franschhoek, Cape Town Central 7690, South Africa
+27 72 342 4174
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We invite you to visit us in Franschhoek in the heart of Cape Town- one of the most beautiful. diverse, and exciting city in the world,. At the first South African Perfume Museum you can explore an extensive and comprehensive permanent collection that includes antique masterpieces., You'll also experience engaging, cutting-edge exhibition and workshops that reflect a fresh view of the amazing world of perfume. The mission of the our Museum is to act as a bridge between the rich heritage of world of perfume, as embodied in its collection, and the unique experience of each visitor. Dedicated to the primacy of the visitor experience, committed to excellence in every aspect of its collection and workshops, and drawing on both new and traditional tools of communication, interpretation, and presentation, the Museum aims to serve its diverse public as a dynamic, innovative, and welcoming place for learning through the amazing art of perfume.
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Lambrecht Street | Franschhoek, Cape Town Central 7690, South Africa
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"signature scent"
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"unique experience"
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"stunning collection"
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"diamond package"
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"absolutely amazing experience"
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"comprehensive collection"
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"sipping champagne"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What an amazing experience!!! Took my mother and her friend there for her 60th birthday and it did not disappoint! I could not have given my mom a more personalized present. An experience we will never forget and recommend to all the ladies out there...More

Thank louwdani
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC EXPERIENCE!! Highly Reccomendable....🥂👍🏻🥂👍🏻😍Thankyou DANIELLA!!! Interesting history and displays of all the world famous perfumes...and cherry on top making your own perfume and naming it!!!! Treat with a welcome cherry and red velvet cake and coffee!!! What more can i say ..UNFORGETABLE!!!!😘😍😍😍

Thank Chantelle N
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

I was so excited to find this museum as I'd been looking for a special way to celebrate my mom's upcoming wedding. I booked ahead by email - Dimo was friendly and accommodating - and we organised a workshop for 4 of us on a...More

Thank NicolaSusanR
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

My boyfriend and I visited Franschhoek over the Easter Long weekend, and we booked a workshop at the First South African Perfume Museum as the first activity of the weekend and we are glad we did. We did the tour and then the Diamond Package...More

Thank Tyron E
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

I’ve done a perfume factory tour in France before and this was much better. The owner told a lot of interesting information about the history and making of perfumes and of how perfumes had been incorporated into lives of men and ladies in history. Fascinating...More

Thank Olya V
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

This place has the finest of the collection of the perfumes and a great presentation of the old age art

Thank anshulaagnihotri
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Wonderful visit. I am not a perfume lover yet this was interesting and fun. The place does not smell sickly like most department store beauty areas. Extremely hospitable and knowledgeable hostess. Definitely worth getting there. Remember to call first to arrange a visit.

Thank MariaMccook
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

From the moment we walked in, Daniela took the best care of us! Starting with a glass of bubbly, we listened to fascinating snippets of the History of Perfume making. After marveling at the stunning collection of bottles and artifacts, we were treated to cake...More

Thank Miss H
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

We went there as a family. The kids really enjoyed themselves they said it was the best activity of the entire holiday . They really enjoyed the whole experience..the hostess really made us feel welcome and even had cupcakes and juice for the kids. We...More

Thank Jackie D
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

This unique museum is rich in vintage, classic and antique artifacts which get woven in the ancient story of perfumery expertly. Presented as a guided tour given at the Museum this magical journey thru time culminates in blending of one's own scent under the expert...More

Thank Maya L
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germaine79
10 March 2018|
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Response from Peter L |
you can create your own scent. I advise you start by going on a strenuous hike on a hot day. :)
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Anne V
29 January 2016|
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Response from Gary Z | Reviewed this property |
Hello Anne Unfortunately, I cannot answer your question for you as I am not the owner nor am I employed there. From my recollection, when we were at the lab mixing our fragrances, we had numerous pure essences that we used... More
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