First South African Perfume Museum

First South African Perfume Museum

First South African Perfume Museum
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
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 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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  • Explorer20635204636
    1 contribution
    A diamond in the rough experience and more.
    Surrounded by amazing fragrances & in good company is an amazing experience. One can't help but feel special when walking out. And all i did was to accompany my friend but yet felt part of it as well. Service is amazing and friendly! Daniela really went out of her way to help my best friend with the perfect Christmas gift. It's hard to leave such a tranquil place while being surrounded by an amazing environment both inside and outside sipping aromatic coffee and eating a delicious cupcake to end off the perfect experience. Would very much recommend this to all my friends.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 8 October 2023
  • Steven N
    1 contribution
    The Exquisite Scent of History and Success
    Dearest Danielle, thank you for a lovely day together today. Everything was splendid. From your informative history of perfume lessons to your exquisite perfumes themselves. And most of all the absolute pleasure of your company and expertise. Looking forward to a return visit in February. Warmest regards, Steven and Monique
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 8 December 2023
  • pat
    Cape Town, South Africa2 contributions
    There place to visit definitely when in Franschhoek
    This experience is not to be missed! Beautiful collection of fantastic ancient scent bottles, plenty information about the history of the amazing world of perfume through their ages. You have told see it to appreciate this superb perfume museum.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 26 December 2023
  • Melanie P
    1 contribution
    "The beauty of fragrance"
    We had a birthday to celebrate and where better than with Daniella and her team at the Perfume Museum. What an experience - a WOW factor from the start to the end. Daniella's knowledge and passion was enchanting. The making of our own signature perfume was epic. Thank you Daniella and her team for a dynamic, and innovative experienced where we could learn the amazing art of creating our own perfume.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 17 January 2024
  • Paul
    3 contributions
    Must visit if you love perfume ❤️❤️❤️
    Not your usual museum. This is realy a breathtaking experience into the world and amazing history of perfume. One of the biggest exclusive collections of antique masterpieces I have ever seen. Definitely highly recommend ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 17 February 2024
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Paul
3 contributions
Feb 2024 • Solo
Not your usual museum. This is realy a breathtaking experience into the world and amazing history of perfume. One of the biggest exclusive collections of antique masterpieces I have ever seen.
Definitely highly recommend ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
Written 17 February 2024
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Johan S
1 contribution
Jan 2024 • Couples
One of the best experiences in South Africa so far. I did not expect this level of professionally here. The museum is to die for. I recommend it to everyone.
Written 18 January 2024
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Melanie P
1 contribution
Jan 2024 • Friends
We had a birthday to celebrate and where better than with Daniella and her team at the Perfume Museum. What an experience - a WOW factor from the start to the end. Daniella's knowledge and passion was enchanting. The making of our own signature perfume was epic. Thank you Daniella and her team for a dynamic, and innovative experienced where we could learn the amazing art of creating our own perfume.
Written 18 January 2024
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pat
Cape Town, South Africa2 contributions
Dec 2023 • Couples
This experience is not to be missed!
Beautiful collection of fantastic ancient scent bottles, plenty information about the history of the amazing world of perfume through their ages. You have told see it to appreciate this superb perfume museum.
Written 27 December 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

grazellev
Paarl, South Africa4 contributions
Dec 2023 • Friends
The one and only experience to day for in Franschhoek❤️❤️❤️ The only perfumery where you can create your own scent❤️Highly recommended!!!!
Written 19 December 2023
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Steven N
1 contribution
Dec 2023 • Family
Dearest Danielle, thank you for a lovely day together today. Everything was splendid. From your informative history of perfume lessons to your exquisite perfumes themselves. And most of all the absolute pleasure of your company and expertise. Looking forward to a return visit in February. Warmest regards, Steven and Monique
Written 8 December 2023
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111TWIGAMINHAAFRIKA
Bristol, UK7 257 contributions
Oct 2023 • Friends
Interesting perfume museum to explore. Friendly staff.
The gardens had beautifully arranged pieces of art all close to the Memorial.
Written 9 November 2023
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Explorer20635204636
1 contribution
Oct 2023 • Friends
Surrounded by amazing fragrances & in good company is an amazing experience. One can't help but feel special when walking out. And all i did was to accompany my friend but yet felt part of it as well. Service is amazing and friendly! Daniela really went out of her way to help my best friend with the perfect Christmas gift. It's hard to leave such a tranquil place while being surrounded by an amazing environment both inside and outside sipping aromatic coffee and eating a delicious cupcake to end off the perfect experience. Would very much recommend this to all my friends.
Written 8 October 2023
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Compass01556022533
1 contribution
Oct 2023 • Friends
This was my second time here, first time I came here was in June for my birthday, my friend had brought me a voucher, I came, I loved the experience and I came back to make a perfume for mum as she loves the one I made for myself and keeps using it, all you need to do to remember the flavour is to take pics of the bottles you used and you can come back to make more. I loved both times. The coffee/tea and muffins was an added bonus as well as Daniela and the staffs pfriendly and welcoming attitudes.

I will recommend this to anyone 👌
Written 8 October 2023
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John W
5 contributions
Oct 2022
nice new museum and it is also fun. I dont like boring museums and this one is really interesting to visit.
Written 26 November 2022
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