Le Grand Musée du Parfum Member

73 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré - 75008 Paris

Champs-Élysées - 8e Arrondissement



Immerse yourself in the world of perfume through a sensory, educational and artistic tour.
Nestled in an 18th century private mansion, previously Christian Lacroix’s couture house, immerse yourself in the world of perfume through a sensory, educational and artistic tour.
What is the first known perfume in history? How do major perfumers create them? What is the link between sense of smell and emotions? These are some of the themes you can discover thanks to the unique olfactory collection made up of more than 70 fragrances to smell throughout the tour.
Your interactive guide will enable you to define your olfactory preferences and to grasp the extraordinary power of the sense of smell.

Architectural style

  • Classique


  • Accessoires de mode
  • Antiquités
  • Curiosités
  • Illustrations
  • Objets de la vie quotidienne
  • Salles de réception
  • Salons privés

Epoque des collections

  • Egypte antique (3000 av JC)
  • Grèce antique (800 av JC au Ier ap JC)
  • Renaissance (XVe - XVIe)
  • Baroque (XVIe - XVIIe)
  • Contemporain (XXe - XXIe)


1200m² garden.

Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Educational activities
  • Gift shop
  • Bookshop
  • Visitor tools

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Arabic
  • Bulgarian
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Danish
  • Spanish
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Dutch
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Swedish
  • Czech
  • Turkish

Documentation in a foreign language

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Full price: €14.50
Young people, students, and seniors: €9.50
Children (6-12 years): €5

Group tour

From €100 (for the guide) + €14.50 (entry per person) €10.90 per person for unguided

Free for young people and children

Free for children under 6.

Methods of payment

  • CB/Visa
  • Eurocard/Mastercard
  • Amex
  • JCB card
  • China Union Pay card
  • Chèque Vacances

Closing times


Exceptional closure

December 24

Opening times

Tuesday-Sunday, 10.30am-7pm. Open on bank holiday Mondays (apart from Whit Monday in May). Last entry one hour before closing.

Exceptional opening

  • 1 January
  • Easter
  • Easter Monday
  • Ascension Day
  • 1 May
  • 8 May
  • Whitsuntide
  • 14 July
  • 15 August
  • 1 November
  • 11 November

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Le Grand Musée du Parfum

73 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré
75008 Paris

  • Subway - Miromesnil
  • RER - Invalides
  • SNCF - Gare Saint-Lazare
  • Bus - 52, 83, 93

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

  • Physical Physical

Access facilities

  • Reduced rates for disabled visitors on presentation of proof
  • Reduced rates for the accompanying person

Accessibility information

- Physical disability: Flat or slightly inclined entryway, adapted bathroom fitted with a transfer bar and accessible sink, stairs with other access (lift, escalator, slope)
- Visual impairment: Lift with accessible labelling (embossed and/or braille) and auditory notification of floor, information in large print, affixed at a reasonable height.
- Hard of hearing: Booking available online
- Intellectual disability: Monitored entryway, visible from cash desk.

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Museum in the same district: Champs-Élysées

Museum in the same arrondissement: 8th arrondissement

Museum in Paris and in the Paris Region: Museum

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