A perfume museum in Cologne

perfume museum
We all know eau de cologne, Eau de Cologne, which owes its name precisely to the city where the world’s first perfume factory originated in 1709. Colony in North Rhine-Westphalia, was founded in 38 BC and named after Agrippina, wife of Claudius when the Romans occupied it. In short, this beautiful city on the banks of the Rhine is a wonderful tourist destination.

In Cologne you will find the Perfume Museum . Exactly it is located in the center of the city and very close to the town hall in the so-called Casa Farina. This was named in honor of the founder of the perfumery Juan María Farina who in the middle of the 18th century created his original fragrance that would become world famous and that would be at that time the preferred scent of the nobles and kings.
In this Perfume Museum in Cologne, you can see the implements used by Farina to create her fragrance centuries ago, as well as the original l’Eau de Cologne containers, during its long history. You can take a nice tour of an original museum that pays tribute to the genius of man and the fragrance that was established as the first perfume in history. It also allows you to appreciate the imitations that were made at the time of Farina’s “Invento”.

The visit is an obligatory stop on the tour of Cologne, Germany . The Museum is open from Monday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The entrance fee is 5 euros per person which includes the visit in several languages .