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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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A "smell of heaven" experience!

This was a stunning collection and an unforgetable experience! It was so much more than we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sofia, Bulgaria
Stunning sensory experience!

Daniela you have put together a stunning sensory experience! From the moment we walked in we were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 4 days ago

This was a stunning collection and an unforgetable experience! It was so much more than we expected! From the shape of those beautiful perfume bottles to the many amazing new facts we learnt, the heavenly aromas-it was all really amazing! We recommend it to anybody...More

Thank Rossitsa1969
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Daniela you have put together a stunning sensory experience! From the moment we walked in we were made so welcome. The talk was informative and interesting and actually making perfume to take home was so special. Thank you for your care, expertise and hospitality. I...More

Thank Elisha T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

..what an experience!!..i visited the useum with hubby as we had heard of the museum from friends...we weren't disappointed,the perfumes are long lasting,and reasonably priced..got myself some Ysl Black opium &hubby got some Calvin Klein...we bought these in May, and we still have almost full...More

Thank Matshidiso N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girl went to the museum with low expectations and "WOW" is what I can say,theeee best perfume I ever came across and not to mention the design of the bottles,was real art.....I would recommend this place to anyone and would never regret...More

Thank Laboza
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The perfume museum is amazing with all the antique and beautiful bottles accompanied with very interesting history. The opportunity for making one's own perfume is just a wonderful and unique experience. Thank You

Thank Barbara v
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This museum is really one of the kind. I was amaised by the hospitality and unique vibe of this place. The guided tour takes about one hour.The collection of the antique perfumes is really out of this world. As optional you can go for the...More

Thank monica V
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My girlfriends and I had a spectacular experience at this Museum. As perfume lovers we indulged in all the antique bottles and the history behind perfume making.

Thank Shukeena A
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Went in November 2016. Was a unique experience where you and transported to the world and history of perfume. The lady is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. A def must do if you like perfumes, even better is you get to make your own scent. Great...More

Thank ChristinaCPT2015
Reviewed 6 April 2017

had a great time. lovely to do when the weather is not that great. really worth your money because you get your own created perfume oil!

Thank Dide W
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

This is really a good couple/group activity to do, an awesome experience. Will def recommend for all

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Anne V
What fragrances of Nina Ricci do you carry,please?
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