Discover the Perfume Museum in Paris
Published on 5 February 2018, dans Exhibitions and Museums
In France, perfume is part of the art of living. It is synonymous with femininity, seduction, and pleasure. In Paris, the Grand Musée du Parfum recently opened to pay tribute to the thousand scents that thrill and delight us.
A journey to explore the sense of smell and perfumes
It captivates, it fascinates, it makes its mark on memories and characterises a style. And what is more, perfume creation is a singular and intense art. Now this truly intangible heritage has found its temple and tribute in the Grand Musée du Parfum. Experts including scientists, artists and perfumers collaborated in the creation of this unique institution and now offer you a multi-sensory journey dedicated to the understanding of scents and perfumes, their history and science. The perfect place to sate your curiosity regarding scents.
An exceptional museum on the Faubourg Saint-Honoré
A beautiful mansion houses the Grand Musée du Parfum. Located on the chic Faubourg Saint-Honoré, this elegant building, dating from the 17th century, also has a charming private garden. Its rich history resonates well with the spirit of the Perfume Museum as it was the headquarters of the Scandale lingerie brand, before being the couture house of the fashion designer Christian Lacroix.
Hôtel de l'Université; your luxury address in Paris
Our hotel welcomes you for your Parisian stays under the sign of style and elegance. Beautifully merging the cachet of the old and the daring of the contemporary, the Hotel de l'Université is situated on the Left Bank, in the heart of the 7th arrondissement of Paris. You’ll be delighted to return to your spacious and pleasant room here in the evening, after exploring the city’s many places of interest, including the Perfume Museum.
Crédit photo: Concept Store GMDP (c) Iräne de Rosen