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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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lovely experience

I never visited to any perfume museum until now . I had a great experience , so knowledgable here... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amy D
An unexpected delight tucked away in Bloubergstrand

I was looking for a treat for my daughter's birthday. So I booked us for a perfume workshop. It was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cape Town, South Africa
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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 2 days ago

I never visited to any perfume museum until now . I had a great experience , so knowledgable here one can learn history of perfume , how they made even one can creat their own perfume . Perfume lovers this place must be on your...More

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was looking for a treat for my daughter's birthday. So I booked us for a perfume workshop. It was like stepping back in time as we explored the history with a delightful knowledgeable guide whilst sipping champagne! Entrancing bottles of all shapes, sizes and...More

Thank ac0rbett
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must visit if you find yourself in the beautiful city of Cape Town. The owner is great and very knowledgeable about perfume making and the history of perfume. I found myself learning a lot about the history and different scents. This activity...More

Thank keright
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostess is very friendly and very informed. She explained almost everything there is to know about perfume. You would be amazed when you hear the history of the different perfumes and perfume bottles. The artistic effort going into some of the perfumes and their...More

Thank Krim93
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a nice experience which we never had! Interesting stories of perfume. I love perfume but didn't know anything about its history. Making our own perfume/Creme was a fun unforgettable memory too. And! She was so lovely, heartwarming person. She treated us so good and...More

Thank 872mikia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The perfume Museum is beautiful and very well organized. Brings an element of history with art and of course excellent scents of your choice. The coffee served was also delicious. I felt welcomed and overall I had a wonderful experience. Thanks to Daniella.

Thank _celinekhermant
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When my wife said she wanted to visit the Perfume museum I'll admit I was a bit sceptic but 8n the end I think I enjoyed it more than she did. It was fun and interesting and the presentation was great. Surely a must do.

Thank Louis U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife brought me to this museum as a surprise. What a superb experience!We spent the most amazing three hours creating perfume and perfume body cream from scratch. The hostess make us feel so special and welcome. The museum is unbelievable as well. Best experience...More

Thank Hassan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our darling daughter gifted us a very beautiful experience at the Perfume Museum. Daniella was very professional and knowledgeable on the history of perfumes. The museum had a rich collection pertaining to the history of perfumes. Thank you Daniella. Be proud.

Thank ogi-amanda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend were in the area so we just went in to have a look. We ended up getting the diamond package (making own parfume and cream). Very interesting tour and exposition and brilliant workshop for making own parfume. Also, very nice owner/guide,...More

Thank Petr G
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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