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Museo del Perfume (Museum of Perfume)

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Address: Passeig de Gracia, 39, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
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Expected smth else besides small perfume bottles....lots of them. Anyway, interesting and worth visiting

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 February 2015
Andreea D
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Constanta, Romania
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Cheadle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

this exhibit shows perfume bottles from different cultures and civilisations dating back to ancient greek and egyptian times. think of a make of perfume and you will find it here. there is a large collection of original perfume bottles, most of which still have the original perfume in from of major perfume house in the world. all exhibits housed in... More 

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kirkcaldy,scotland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015

Spent about an hour walking round looking for this place, which is inside the Perfumeria Regia shop, in a locked room. I wouldn't waste your time going here, we were charged 3 euros each for the privilege! Some of the bottles are of interest and you are supposed to get a 10 per cent discount on perfume at the shop,... More 

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Constanta, Romania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015

Expected smth else besides small perfume bottles....lots of them. Anyway, interesting and worth visiting

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Odessa, Ukraine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015

It's not a museum as advertised, just an ordinary perfume shop. Doesn't worth the visit except you wanna buy some perfumes.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013 via mobile

You pay €5 to get in and there's no information, no real order to the bottles, no sense of organisation. The staff in the shop seemed to find us a hindrance. They do have a phenomenal collection of bottles but it's completely disorganised and underdeveloped. What little information they do have is in Catalan and even for someone fluent in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2013 via mobile

I really enjoyed the perfume museum,as it takes you nicely through the history of perfumes. However,it is not the easiest to find (back of a perfume shop) and it would really be much better with more text explaining individual pieces. Otherwise worth a visit!

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2013

This museum is a bit hard to locate, moreover, it occupies a back room in a perfume shop. When you enter it, you find yourself in a new world where centuries are neatly arranged on glass shelves in the form of various perfume containers. From the VIth century BC till nowadays - all is there! Small it may be, but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2013

We had trouble finding this 'museum' as we didn't realise it was a room at the back of a perfume shop, and had walked past the shop many times! A member of staff must have seen our puzzled faces as we struggled to locate the museum, and she kindly led us to the office where we paid entry to a... More 

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Stratford On Avon UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2012

A stunning collection of thousands of perfumes in beautiful bottles. Many many collections of old and hardly known perfumes. A must for anyone who loves perfume. I cnnot believe the previous comment `don't bother' - morons!! - what more could anyone want to see?! Well worth the £5.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2012

This is a small exhibit not a museum. There are lots of bottles of perfume Throughout the ages in glass cases. All on one room you could walk around in 1 minute. Entrance is €5. You walk through the shop pay some guy €5 each and they open the door to the room. If we had seem how small the... More 

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Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognised architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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