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Theatre-musee des Capucines

4.2/5
5 Reviews
Open Open on Mon-Sat,9:00am-6:00pm
Address: 39 boulevard des Capucines, 75002 Paris, France
Phone: 33 (1) 42 60 37 14

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THÉÂTRE-MUSÉE DES CAPUCINES Nasturtium Theater was built in 1895, and was converted into a perfume museum in 1993, displaying the development history of perfume and manufacturing technology over 3000 years. Located next to the busiest street in Paris, France, entering the lobby from the courtyard will be surrounded by scented aroma. There is a mini perfume processing factory in the French museum, using a 19th century copper distillation filter device to demonstrate in detail how to extract essential oils from the original materials. Lovely perfume bottles from the 17th to the 20th century are also displayed here.

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  • Claire C
    Claire C
    Sydney, Australia
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    fantastic shop but the museum is only open shorter hours than the shop

    the museum looked good but we won't able to enter it as it closed many hours earlier than the shop itself. the shop is wonderful though and great place to get souvenir to take home. lovely space to wo...

    Reviewed on /Date(1453189075000+0800)/
  • Garry K
    Garry K
    Perth, Australia
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    Museum come show room

    The museum gave an insight into the history of the building and Fragonard perfumes. However, the bulk of the museum is taken up with a showroom. Great for a visit but be prepared to do some serious ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1445739671000+0800)/
  • Kathryn N
    Kathryn N
    Glasgow, Kentucky
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    Perfume shop! Not really a museum!

    There is a historical aspect to this place, but I wouldn't call it a museum. Fragonard is a French perfume that is only made in France. This is one of the locations you can purchase their perfumes, so...

    Reviewed on /Date(1435195819000+0800)/
  • Diana M
    Diana M
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    Brace Yourself !

    Free "museum", I wouldn't really call it a museum, it's more of a show room where you have a guided tour, none the less it's very interesting and I enjoyed it very much. If you arrive and see a big li...

    Reviewed on /Date(1433394212000+0800)/
  • James27634
    James27634
    Frome, United Kingdom
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    A shop not a museum

    Not what we were expecting - more a shop trying to sell a selection of pre-made perfumes. Crowded and very touristy - the shop assistants were helpful!

    Reviewed on /Date(1432230344000+0800)/

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