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First South African Perfume Museum

Lambrecht Street | Franschhoek, Cape Town Central 7690, South Africa
+27 72 342 4174
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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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Lambrecht Street | Franschhoek, Cape Town Central 7690, South Africa
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"unique experience"
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"signature scent"
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"stunning collection"
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"diamond package"
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"absolutely amazing experience"
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"comprehensive collection"
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"sipping champagne"
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"body cream"
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"fun activity"
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"birthday present"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed the perfume workshop and hospitality of Dino and Daniella. Thankyou for this incredible experience.

Thank ksterianos
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you for hosting an incredible workshop at your beautiful museum. We thoroughly enjoyed making our own signature perfumes and will definitely be back to make more. Dimo and Daniella truly welcomed us and shared their passion and knowledge of perfume making.

1  Thank Metaxia S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a choice - join our tour group on a full day tour or do something unique and create a signature perfume in a beautiful setting in Franschhoek. I chose the latter and am so glad I did. A wonderful 'other world' of perfumery...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

In this amazing, romantic setting, you will not only learn the history of Perfumery, but also be inspired to create your own fragrance, which will be unique and will compliment your personality! Thank you Daniella for making us feel so special and the sweet sent...More

1  Thank linda c
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

First impression of the museum is unforgettable. The building is stunning with historic feel to it. The surroundings Is absolutely magical. Once you are inside you will be bedazzled with the wonderful displays of antique perfume masterpieces. Then atmosphere is totally surreal. I felt like...More

Thank Irvin060
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

What an amazing experience!!! Took my mother and her friend there for her 60th birthday and it did not disappoint! I could not have given my mom a more personalized present. An experience we will never forget and recommend to all the ladies out there...More

Thank louwdani
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC EXPERIENCE!! Highly Reccomendable....🥂👍🏻🥂👍🏻😍Thankyou DANIELLA!!! Interesting history and displays of all the world famous perfumes...and cherry on top making your own perfume and naming it!!!! Treat with a welcome cherry and red velvet cake and coffee!!! What more can i say ..UNFORGETABLE!!!!😘😍😍😍

Thank Chantelle N
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

I was so excited to find this museum as I'd been looking for a special way to celebrate my mom's upcoming wedding. I booked ahead by email - Dimo was friendly and accommodating - and we organised a workshop for 4 of us on a...More

Thank NicolaSusanR
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

My boyfriend and I visited Franschhoek over the Easter Long weekend, and we booked a workshop at the First South African Perfume Museum as the first activity of the weekend and we are glad we did. We did the tour and then the Diamond Package...More

Thank Tyron E
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

I’ve done a perfume factory tour in France before and this was much better. The owner told a lot of interesting information about the history and making of perfumes and of how perfumes had been incorporated into lives of men and ladies in history. Fascinating...More

Thank Olya V
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germaine79
11 March 2018|
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Response from Peter L |
you can create your own scent. I advise you start by going on a strenuous hike on a hot day. :)
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Anne V
29 January 2016|
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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
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