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First South African Perfume Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Perfume paradise

Daniella from the Kermanov Perfume museum was a fantastic host with a wealth of knowledge of not... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Perfume - supreme!

What an amazing experience it was to design my own perfume! The display in the museum is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Durbanville, South Africa
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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...more
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Lambrecht Street | Franschhoek, Cape Town Central 7690, South Africa
+27 72 342 4174
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Daniella from the Kermanov Perfume museum was a fantastic host with a wealth of knowledge of not only the history of perfumes but also helping manufacture your own personal perfume, for R650.00 we had a tour of the perfume museum, champagne or coffee on arrival,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing experience it was to design my own perfume! The display in the museum is beautiful and very interesting. The presentation was very informative and it is clear that this family knows their trade. Excellent activity for a group of friends, male &...More

1  Thank Reismier
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When in Franschhoek you have to visit this unique, beautifully appointed museum. I was expecting the best, but this place took my breath away. Wow! Really glad that I had the opportunity to visit and meet with the owners of this unique museum. Superb experience.

Thank nyambos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It has always been a dream of mine to custom design my own scent. I was pleasantly surprised to learn that I can have that experience in Cape Town! I would strongly recommend visiting the Perfume Museum and workshop and learning the art of perfume...More

Thank LychelleL2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best activities for couples. Absolutely loved the perfume creating experience. Definetely recomend this place for best experience

1  Thank Lwandle N
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Amazingly beautiful place in Francshhoek. We were treated like celebrates.This boutique perfumery and museum is a hidden gem.The ancient perfume collection is out of this world.We ended up spending a few unforgettable hours with Danielle .The Perfume creating workshop is a must. Will definitely bring...More

Thank PatiswaL
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

This beautiful museum is situated in Hugenout memorial museum grounds in Franshoek. First impression all the surroundings is unbelievable. The building is old ,with Victorian style. We were treated to champagne and cupcakes. After the guided tour to this amazing museum, I had a chance...More

1  Thank MiguelL3261
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I visited my boyfriend and boy, this was definitely with it. Amazing hospitality, beautiful surroundings. We both created our own signature perfume plus we had champagne and snacks. What a experience! The hostess is amazing as well. Definitely a 5 star. Thank you, will definitely...More

Thank KYLEEP28
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed the perfume workshop and hospitality of Dino and Daniella. Thankyou for this incredible experience.

Thank ksterianos
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Thank you for hosting an incredible workshop at your beautiful museum. We thoroughly enjoyed making our own signature perfumes and will definitely be back to make more. Dimo and Daniella truly welcomed us and shared their passion and knowledge of perfume making.

1  Thank Metaxia S
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10 March 2018|
Response from Peter L |
you can create your own scent. I advise you start by going on a strenuous hike on a hot day. :)
Anne V
29 January 2016|
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