All the history of perfume and perfumery, from Antiquity to nowadays
Free access or free guided tours
Fragonard perfume museum free
  • WE love  : a whole small museum charming and exciting
  • Duration of the free visits  : 30mn
  • schedule Every 20 minutes (last visit at 5pm)
  • Free access : for everyone and all year round
  • languages in French and English
  • Place between the Opera and the Madeleine

Free or guided tours of the Fragonard Perfume Museum

Installed a stone's throw from theGarnier operaIn an old theatre transformed into a velodrome, this private collection belonging to the Costa family presents hundreds of objects related to perfume. She traces the history of perfume and perfumery, from Antiquity to the present day.

Presented as a cabinet of curiositywe can discover:

  • pharmacy jars
  • botanical boards
  • maps
  • a perfume organ
  • engravings
  • stills and holding tanks
  • measuring instruments
  • perfume burners from all over the world


The Fragonard Perfume Museum organizes workshops for young audiences. These workshops are a truly unforgettable sensory experience, fun and captivating. The children leave with a nice bottle of 100ml containing their creation and a diploma.

The "Perfumer's Apprentice" workshop:

  • workshop theme: creating your own scent and personalizing your cologne
  • for children and teens from 12 years
  • duration: 1h30
  • price: 95 €
  • Place: in the Perfumer's Workshop of the Perfume Museum
  • By reservation only: +33 4 93 36 44 66 or by email at [email protected]

We love Fragonard stores.

The Fragonard boutiques always enchant us. It's a gold mine for gifts: candles (we love the brioche candle), little pouches, scented soaps, all the products in the VRAI range, scarves, embroidered slippers, mini umbrellas (on the theme of Paris) to slip into a handbag... Several addresses in Paris:

  • Fragonard Haussmann Shop
  • Fragonard Boutique Carrousel du Louvre (open on Sundays from 10h to 20h)
  • Fragonard Boutique, rue des Francs-Bourgeois (open Sunday from 12h to 19h)
  • Fragonard Boutique Bercy (open on Sunday from 11h to 20h)
  • Fragonard Boutique Montmartre (open on Sundays from 10:30 am to 7:30 pm)
  • Fragonard Boutique Saint-Honoré

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