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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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Enriching and fun activity with a true professional

We were lucky to arrive just when a previous group finished, and Daniela welcomed us without an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cape Town, South Africa
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I loved it :) I popped in to see what it was about and was pleasantly surprised by the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks 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 1 week ago

We were lucky to arrive just when a previous group finished, and Daniela welcomed us without an appointment. Daniela gave us a private tour of the museum, she simply knows everything about the perfume history. Afterwards we decided to do the perfume workshop so we...More

Thank 952tals
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved it :) I popped in to see what it was about and was pleasantly surprised by the beautiful interior and wonderful coffee. I can't wait to book my workshop with my galpals.

Thank Carin C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped here after talking to Ms. Daniela (the owner) without any prior workshop appointment. Due to some communication error, we arrived in the middle of a previous tour. Ms. Daniela gave us a private tour of the facility and provided us...More

1  Thank Yash G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fantastic opportunity to do when in Cape Town....it was a great experience and the host is very friendly and welcoming. I loved all the different types of the perfumes bottles that has been used through the years and being able to make...More

Thank jennyvv2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most comprehensive collection I have Ever Seen, This was a very educational visit for Both my wife and I. The Host is absolutely fabulous and made us feel right at home with her friendly and helpful attitude. We Certainly recommend a visit to the...More

Thank Duncan V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well like the title says, I signed up with Tripadvisor just to write this review. Such an amazing experience, wonderful owner and very knowledgeable. She helped us along the entire way after I admitted that I was choosing smells that smelled pleasant to eat (Lol)...More

Thank Rhys J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do not miss this incredible experience! Most impressive collection! Learning about and making perfume with the brilliant and knowlegable Daniella Kumanov was fantastic. I can't wait to go again!

1  Thank Natalie R
Reviewed 4 September 2017

At first we were a bit waried about the unusual good ratings this place got so far on TA - seems too good to be true. However, the visit was truly remarkable - a rather small location but with an enormous number of high quality...More

Thank Arne K
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

What a fun and different experience! History! Beautiful Perfume Bottle Collection! AND WE GOT TO CREATE OUR OWN SIGNATURE SCENT!!! Daniela is amazing and knows her perfume history! Very impressed! Thank you, Daniela for your patience and hospitality!

1  Thank pokerrat
Reviewed 19 August 2017

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

1  Thank NomadicNathan
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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