Musée du Parfum

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The Musée du Parfum, also known as the Fragonard Musée du Parfum, is a French private museum of perfume located at 9 rue Scribe, in the 9th arrondissement of Paris. [1]

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History and exhibits

Fragonard Parfumeur established the museum in 1983 within a Napoleon III town-house built in 1860. [2] Its rooms contain period furnishings and perfume exhibits, including antique perfume bottles, containers, toiletry sets, and stills for steam distillation of perfume extracts. [3] Displays show how perfumes are made today and present the history of perfume manufacturing and packaging. A perfume organ on display has tiers of ingredient bottles arranged around a balance used to mix fragrances. [1]

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References

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  2. "Le Musée du Parfum, un musée parisien à découvrir". www.linternaute.com (in French). Retrieved 2018-05-28.
  3. Parisbreakfasts (2008-05-21). "paris breakfasts: Le musee du parfum Fragonard". paris breakfasts. Retrieved 2018-05-28.

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