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First South African Perfume Museum

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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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Lambrechts Street | Franschhoek, Cape Town Central 7690, South Africa
+27 72 342 4174
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Creating your own perfume is so incredibly fun. Combined with the fascinating perfume collection one could see and the hospitality of the hosts, the experience is a must try.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AlexandraTyankova
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing much but a bunch of bottles of perfume in cases. But it's kind of interesting as part of your trip to Franschhoek. Takes 5 minutes max to enjoy.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dps_Sedona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The perfume museum located next to the Huguenot museum in Franschhoek is a nice little museum. Entry fee is included in the admission for the Huguenot Museum. The owner will give you a great introduction about the history, ingredients and how perfumes are made.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stzw77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the most wonderful experience for the second time now...and learnt even more about the art of perfume... this is a must for your bucket list...the experience is to die for. We will definitely come back for more...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DENN1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend bought me this incredible experience as a birthday gift! We spent the morning smelling and combining and creating our own signature perfume! Daniella was a most wonderful, engaging and knowledable host and perfumer who shared such interesting information! What a special morning!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank duzi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have a few old perfume bottles in there and a few textboxes tellig you about the history of perfume.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Philipp K
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

The best day I spent in cape town so far.I highly recommend this to everyone.love it denfinetly coming back for more great for team building

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Juanita D
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

This is a hidden gem.This amazing museum is situated in the Hugenout complex in Franschhoek. Superb collection of antique perfumes,unique ambiance and incredible hospitality makes this place a sure winner. I had incredible experience creating my own signature perfume and body perfume cream.Definitely coming back...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Radka47
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Went to the museum, made my own cream,and amazing perfume. Trully one of the kind The experience that one needs and the memory to take home. Superbly unforgettable###

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank khosim2018
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful morning with Daniela, her passion for perfume is contagious and we were treated to cake and champagne. I highly recommend this experience!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 774janinep
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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