We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

First South African Perfume Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Awesome experience

My wife and i had a fantastic experience! Highly recommended! The perfume workshop and guided tour... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
brett2186
via mobile
Wonderfull experience

So much to learn and see in this museum.I spent the most enjoyable 2 hours creating my own... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Scenic824455
via mobile
Read all 195 reviews
200
All photos (200)
Full view
{2006_tc_awards_title_ffffe599|s}
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent99%
  • Very good1%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
About
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...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Contact
Lambrechts Street | Franschhoek, Cape Town Central 7690, South Africa
Website
+27 72 342 4174
Call
Reviews (195)
Filter reviews
174 results
Traveller rating
171
3
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
171
3
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews signature scent unique experience diamond package comprehensive collection stunning collection roman times absolutely amazing experience expert guidance fun activity birthday present on display great fun bucket list private tour daniela workshop knowledge
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 174 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and i had a fantastic experience! Highly recommended! The perfume workshop and guided tour of the museum is well worth the drive out to franschhoek.

Thank brett2186
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So much to learn and see in this museum.I spent the most enjoyable 2 hours creating my own scent.Extraordinery experience!!!!! Love every minute

Thank Scenic824455
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My birthday present was to make my own parfume at the Parfume museum.I discovered the world of perfumes thanks to Daniela and Dimo.Without them I would never have had the chance to try and enjoy so many perfumes. Great job. I did not believe there...More

Thank danielaroussev
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Daniella from the Kermanov Perfume museum was a fantastic host with a wealth of knowledge of not only the history of perfumes but also helping manufacture your own personal perfume, for R650.00 we had a tour of the perfume museum, champagne or coffee on arrival,...More

Thank 736kerynb
Reviewed 7 September 2018

What an amazing experience it was to design my own perfume! The display in the museum is beautiful and very interesting. The presentation was very informative and it is clear that this family knows their trade. Excellent activity for a group of friends, male &...More

1  Thank Reismier
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

When in Franschhoek you have to visit this unique, beautifully appointed museum. I was expecting the best, but this place took my breath away. Wow! Really glad that I had the opportunity to visit and meet with the owners of this unique museum. Superb experience.

Thank nyambos
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

It has always been a dream of mine to custom design my own scent. I was pleasantly surprised to learn that I can have that experience in Cape Town! I would strongly recommend visiting the Perfume Museum and workshop and learning the art of perfume...More

Thank LychelleL2
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

One of the best activities for couples. Absolutely loved the perfume creating experience. Definetely recomend this place for best experience

1  Thank Lwandle N
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Amazingly beautiful place in Francshhoek. We were treated like celebrates.This boutique perfumery and museum is a hidden gem.The ancient perfume collection is out of this world.We ended up spending a few unforgettable hours with Danielle .The Perfume creating workshop is a must. Will definitely bring...More

Thank PatiswaL
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

This beautiful museum is situated in Hugenout memorial museum grounds in Franshoek. First impression all the surroundings is unbelievable. The building is old ,with Victorian style. We were treated to champagne and cupcakes. After the guided tour to this amazing museum, I had a chance...More

1  Thank MiguelL3261
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 114 nearby hotels
Aquarius Luxury Suites
322 reviews
.31 km away
Myoli Accommodation
22 reviews
.89 km away
Dolphin Beach Hotel
176 reviews
1.22 km away
Pinard on Sea
65 reviews
2.76 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,288 nearby restaurants
Homespun
362 reviews
.17 km away
The Angus Grill
216 reviews
.23 km away
The Indian Chapter Restaurant with Prim Reddy
565 reviews
.06 km away
The Fat Greek
35 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 872 nearby attractions
Kitekahunas
24 reviews
.17 km away
Loisico Tours and Excursions
81 reviews
1.52 km away
Coastline Kitesurfing
12 reviews
.16 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
germaine79
10 March 2018|
Answer
Response from Peter L |
you can create your own scent. I advise you start by going on a strenuous hike on a hot day. :)
0
Votes
Anne V
29 January 2016|
Answer
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
1
Vote