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First South African Perfume Museum

3 Viola Road | Table View, Cape Town Central 7441, South Africa
+27 72 342 4174
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All round wonderful experience.

Huge thank you to Daniela who was beyond welcoming to me. Really amazing place full of exquisite... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cape Town, South Africa

Awesome experience, great people! Enjoyed the history behind the perfumes and I like that you can... read more

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We invite you to visit us 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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3 Viola Road | Table View, Cape Town Central 7441, South Africa
+27 72 342 4174

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Reviewed yesterday

Huge thank you to Daniela who was beyond welcoming to me. Really amazing place full of exquisite bottles and rich history. Bit difficult working out what scents I like but great guidance helped me create something I can now wear. A beautiful place made even...More

Thank NomadicNathan
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Awesome experience, great people! Enjoyed the history behind the perfumes and I like that you can make your own fragrance and take it home!

Thank brett2186
Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoyed a fascinating morning at the Kumanov Perfume Museum. We were told the history of perfume and shown many interesting items among their large collection. One can also do a perfume workshop and create your own special fragrance.

Thank joyruby2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my sister in law had a great time. The host is very friendly and really pampered us and made us feel welcome. It is amazing to walk away with your own personal fragrance!

Thank Jeanni A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great experience with Daniella explaining to us the history of the making of the perfume and telling us all the history about the perfume bottles.Definitely a must on your to do list.

Thank Dylan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time visiting with friends and I must say I am really blown away . Museum is really beautiful. The collection is really amazing and the service with the atmosphere is out of this world .

Thank vanessa v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit and was blown away. The history. The information. The experience. Just wow !!!! Worth putting on your "must to do" list of things in Cape Town

Thank SoniaBaum
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The most amazing, feel beautiful, awesome experience, a must do. I have visited the museum and attended Daniela's workshop on another occasion. From her hosting, to her knowledge of perfumes, the history there of, the displays, beautiful antique bottles and priceless collection, I can only...More

Thank Lutzy T
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience! Taking you back in time to how perfume was invented to inventing your own fragrence, perfume and cream. The best service that you can imagine. The warmest of welcome and always a willing hand to help and to answer any questions. Danella's knowledge...More

Thank Kevin d
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

It was truely an Unforgettable, AMAZing, Wonderful, Exciting, Dream Come True Experience!!!! Learned so much about perfume, its Astonishing, who wouldve known that theres so much to learn about perfume! The Service was EXCELLENT!!! I WOULD DO THIS AGAIN AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AND BRING...More

Thank Daniel L
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Anne V
28 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