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Friday 26 October 2018


To close the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of its renovation and extension, the International Perfume Museum is featuring a new exhibition with young artist Éléonore de Bonneval, ‘photographer of smells’. This interactive
participative exhibition aims to awaken visitors’ olfactory emotions: taking the time to smell also means taking time to live and enjoy obscure inexpressible impalpable moments.The exhibition offers an olfactory exploration of the Region through the everyday lives of Cécile, Claudette, Gaspard and Nicolas, all residents of Grasse and its vicinity.

Musée International de la Parfumerie
2 Bd du Jeu de Ballon – 06131 Grasse Cedex
+33 (0)4 97 05 58 11


Saturday 20 October 2018

« Activités et visites guidées vacances de toussaint 2018 »

Tout en veillant à l’enrichissement de ses collections, les musées de Grasse
développent considérablement leurs activités (exposition thématique,
implication dans des opérations nationales annuelles, conférences) mais
aussi des animations scolaires ou périscolaires, des ateliers familles (ateliers
olfactifs, gustatifs…). A travers ces ateliers, le Service des Publics (médiation)
propose d’initier les enfants ou les familles aux arts, sciences et techniques.

• Aux Jardins du Musée International de la Parfumerie. JmiP
Samedi 20 octobre, Conférence parfumée par Corinne Marie Tosello
Au Musée International de la Parfumerie.miP
Lundi 22 octobre - Atelier Famille : Boîte à senteurs
Vendredi 26 octobre 2018 - Atelier Enfants : De la serre au labo
• Au Musée d’Art et d’Histoire de Provence. MAHP
Jeudi 25 octobre - Atelier Enfants : Le métal dans tous ses états
Lundi 29 octobre - Atelier Famille : Cuisine Provençale
Vendredi 2 novembre - Atelier Enfants: Portraits.

Durant les vacances de la Toussaint du samedi 20 octobre au samedi 03 novembre 2018, le Musée International de la Parfumerie propose des visites
guidées du lundi au samedi sauf le jeudi 1er novembre 2018 à 11h00 et 15h00 (sans réservation).


Saturday 15 September 2018

LIONEL FAVRE : From September 15 to November 11, 2018

Rate: €4

The young Swiss artist, Lionel Favre, lives in Vienna, Austria where his work is already widely recognised. His work offers a very original observation of our Western industrial societies by taking as a medium the technical plans of 20th century machines which derive directly from industrial design, which has since disappeared, the computer replacing the human hand. His imagination then creates paintings where the imaginary, popular culture and humour form a totally surprising and exciting symbiosis and whose proliferation is indescribable. The set we present at the International Museum of Perfumery comes from a project carried out from original documents from the Givaudan company’s engineering offices, dedicated to machines, extractors, stills, a range of variations of pipe circuits from perfumery.


Musée International de la Parfumerie

2 bd du Jeu de Ballon – Grasse / +33 (0)


La nuit des étoiles aux Jardins du MIP

Friday 10 August 2018

«Les Nuits des Étoiles»

Pour la 28e édition de « Les Nuits des Étoiles », portée par l’Association Française d’Astronomie (AFA), les Jardins du Musée International de la Parfumerie (Mouans-Sartoux) vous invitent à venir vendredi 10 août 2018 contempler la voûte céleste. Une opportunité pour observer les planètes Jupiter, Mars et Saturne, ainsi que les traditionnelles constellations estivales avec les Associations d’Astronomie de Cannes et de Mouans-Sartoux. Et bien entendu les étoiles filantes seront au rendez-vous !

Retrouvez-nous aux Jardins du Musée International de la Parfumerie à partir de 19h00 jusqu’à minuit pour partager un concert, un ciné-concert et une ballade des jardins pour

découvrir la saison du jasmin.

Au progamme :

De 19h00 à minuit : Observation du ciel

20h00 : Concert Jazz & Fleurs

22h30 : Ciné-concert «De la lune aux étoiles»

Informations :

Tél. 04 97 05 58 05

Jardins du MIP - 979 chemin des Gourettes

06370 Mouans-Sartoux

Tél. 04 92 98 92 69

Reopening new displays at the International Perfume Museum

Friday 29 June 2018

Created in the historic centre of Grasse in 1989, the International Museum of Perfumery has benefitted from an
ambitious project begun in 1998. It reopened its doors in October 2008 incorporating the Hotel de Pontevès townhouse
which was built just before the French Revolution. Ten years later, in the light of the comments of our visitors and
the feedback from our daily experience, we proposed a review of the route and museography in its entirety by focusing our
displays on areas organised chronologically around the great eras - Antiquity, Middle Ages, Renaissance, modern times,
19th century, 20th and 21st centuries which can be explored diachronically if so desired.
So that the museum will not close, the work will take place in two periods: 1st quarter of 2018, with the new rooms opening
this summer, and a second phase in 2019.

What’s New for 2018!​

From the beginning of your visit, we plunge you into the substance of the subject with the creation of a new fun and
educational area at the entrance of the museum with the theme: «How do We Make Perfume Today? From the Plant to
the Finished Product».
Then, during your tour of the permanent exhibition, you will be able to explore the renovated rooms with exhibits from
Antiquity to the Middle Ages located on the 1st floor of the Hotel Pontevès. A completely redesigned museum which
sheds new light on the perfume industry during this period. New interactive museum devices contextualise the collections
on display and enable an expansion of the presentation to the five senses: videos, projections, interactive terminals, olfactory
and tactile points.
Note that the rooms offer people with visual impairments, a suitable route using specially designed materials.

Press Relations:

Muriel Courché

Communications Director

Tel.: +33 (0)4 97 05 22 03 – Mob.: +33 (0)6 68 93 02 42

When the digital comes to the International Perfume Museum...PERFUMIST

Thursday 28 June 2018

PERFUMIST, what exactly is it about?

Since its launch in May 2017 at the prestigious TFWA show in Cannes, PERFUMIST has quickly become the # 1 Perfume app on IOS and ANDROID smartphones, creating a huge international community of tens of thousands of users in only just

a few months. An automatic query system is built into the application and allows users to request the addition of the fragrance of their choice. All requests are processed within 24h as users are valued to being the strength of PERFUMIST.

So how does it actually work for users?

Simply start by selecting a perfume you like, by typing its name into the search bar and let PERFUMIST do the rest: each note is analysed and PERFUMIST comes up with a curated list of the perfumes you are most likely to favour already ranked and with

a matching percentage. Currently available for free to every user, PERFUMIST is a perfume advisor 2.0 that bases its results on more than 15,000 products.


Musée International de la Parfumerie

2, bd du jeu de ballon 06130 Grasse France

Tel.: 04 97 05 58 11