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Farina Fragrance Museum

Obenmarspforten 21, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 3998994
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Get a whiff of the place where Eau de Cologne was born. Learn about perfume essences and attractions and let your nose lead you thorough history. - We highly recommend booking your tickets prior to your visit. -
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“eau de cologne” (78 reviews)
“english tour” (33 reviews)
“perfume making” (15 reviews)
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Obenmarspforten 21, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very friendly staff, no pressure in buying the cologne. Very good presenter and very passionate. Happy with the experience till I buy 4 bottle. Apparently this Cologne is not available in stores so kinda limited edition. This are not your Chanel num 5 or CK...More

Thank nor r
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was pleasantly suprised by the tour in English - the presenter was great and gave us a lot of information about the fragrance history. I booked in advance online and received a reminder via e-mail and sms on the day of the tour. At...More

Thank MadiYo
Reviewed 1 week ago

After half an hour wasted to find the place, we were told that we can not enter the museum, because the next tour is after 2 hours. I have been to more than 50 museums in Europe and had never waited two hours to enter....More

Thank Assia C
DuftmuseumFarina, Content Manager at Farina Fragrance Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Assia, I am very sorry that you had a bad experience in our museum. We want every visitor to feel welcome in our house and it doesn't meet our standards to make our guests not feel welcomed. Please know that we will talk to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see in Cologne. During the visit you will meet the costumed Jean-Marie FARINA and be told about his life and the creation of the Eau de Cologne. You will also try your smell in a nice and friendly atmosphere. At the end you...More

Thank Tinouchoute
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Farina-House Fragrance Museum is located not far from the main train station and Cathedral in Cologne, and it is definitely worth a visit. Make sure you check online ahead of time to see what time of the day and what day tours are given...More

Thank Josh R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a block back from the Dom between the long shopping street and the alter Markt the fragrance museum is easy to find. Cologne historical town is Best seen by walking and especially when you stumble upon a museum like this one! Great fun to...More

Thank MarOReilly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you for a wonderful tour!!!! This place made my whole trip! The information is so fascinating and I had a wonderful tour, thanks to our tour guide, Tim. He knows so much information and his English his excellent. Thank you for such a great...More

Thank Kelsey B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unless you are really into perfumes I would not nose up to this place. Small with limited things to see.

Thank 10izboy
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The birthplace of Eau de Cologne, the factory has been in this location for over 300 years. Tours are available, for a price.

Thank GPBurdell67
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We did not take the tour which seems to be the only way to see the entire building. We browsed and bought from the gift shop. They have specials for large quantities if you need to take home several gifts.The tour looked fun with the...More

Thank Linda M
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Josella C
28 October 2017|
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Response from DuftmuseumFarina | Property representative |
Dear Josella, many thanks for your interest in our museum. You can visit the museum only with a guided tour, tickets can be bought online on our website. We offer guided tours in various languages at every full hour from 10... More
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30 March 2017|
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Response from DuftmuseumFarina | Property representative |
Dear Sir or Madam, many thanks for your interest in our museum. The Fragrance Museum can only be visited within a guided tour - we have tours in various languages every day, each tour lasts about 45 minutes. You can buy... More
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23 June 2016|
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‫The visit to the museum is done by guided tour which takes about an hour. ‬
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