Fragonard Perfume Museum

  • Museum
  • Sciences and technology
  • History

Walking distance from the Paris Opera, this historic location reveals the secrets to the perfume trade, as well as a magnificent collection of precious objects This is a unique olfactory journey in Paris!

Nestling in the heart of Paris, a short hop from the Opéra Garnier, a venue that is charged with history and whose spirit the Maison Fragonard wished to preserve has been a theatre, a merry-go-round and an English furniture shop; Maple & Co.

From the raw materials to the craft of the perfumer, the museum unveils the secrets of perfume production, as well as its magnificent collection of precious perfume flasks from antiquity to present day.

Immersed into the ambiance of a late-XIX Century perfume factory, the visitor will explore the world of perfume through a scenography that combines ancient objects, archives and video images from the present day. It is an unexpected olfactory journey in the heart of Paris!

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Opening and closing times

From 31/12/2022 to 30/12/2023, daily between 9 am and 5.30 pm. Closed exceptionally on May 1st. Sunday: open from 9am to 5pm

Workshop open to all from 12 years old, every Saturday: 95 euros.


Free of charge.

Payment methods accepted

  • American Express
  • Bank/credit card
  • Check
  • Cash
  • Local currency



  • Animals accepted

Additional information

  • Languages of visit : English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish,


Types of visits available

  • Guided inividual tours obligatory
  • Guided group tours available permanently

Services and facilities


  • Coach access
  • Guided tours
  • Permanent entertainments organiser
  • Pets welcome
  • Shop
  • Tour free of charge


Spoken languages

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Documentation languages

  • English
  • French

Visit languages

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish


  • Site, building totally accessible


Metro: Opéra (lines 3, 7, 8), Madeleine (12, 14), Havre-Caumartin (9) Saint-Lazare (13)
RER A Auber, RER E Haussmann Saint-Lazare
Bus - 21, 22, 27, 52, 53, 66, 68, 81, 95
Access for people with reduced mobility

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  • Reservation not needed except for groups over 10 persons.