remember the character of the book "Perfume" Patrick Suskind,He was at the forefront the issue of preserving the only absolutely delectable all smell.This, however, cost the lives of those on whom he experimented, and he himself eventually, but it was worth it, he considered a hero Suskind.

really - is it possible to preserve the scent so that it was possible to make a museum, where visitors daily, at any time convenient for them, could come and breathe the elusive?As practice shows - yes, perhaps.In the world there are many museums, which have learned to preserve scents for contemporaries and descendants.Of course, most of them located in France.

Museum fragrances Fra

One of the most visited and most beautiful museums in Paris - Museum interior perfume "Fragonard» (Musée Fragonard).It was named after the French painter and graphic artist Jean-Honore Fragonard (1732-1806), who was born sometime in the town of Grasse, in the south of France.After all, the perfume capital of the world is acquired is not in Paris, but in this town, and by the way, is why it took part of the novel Suskind, "Perfume".

based museum "Fragonard" put great artist's work, antique furniture - a witness to epochs and historical artifacts, by which once created the world's best spirits: waste of copper pots and glass flasks.The museum area is divided into three sections: "Perfume", which brings together flavors from around the world, "Art of Living" - are presented here for home decoration and design objects, and «Fragonard Confidentiel», where you can buy jewelry made of semiprecious stones, as well asjackets and tunics made of cotton and silk.

the south of France, on the French Riviera, in a small Provencal town of Grasse - perfume capital of the world - with many perfume factories there are many small museums where you can discover the history of perfumery.

It Grasse 400 years ago there was not a laboratory for the first time at the pharmacy, and the first perfume factory.This was aided by fertile Provencal countryside: on the outskirts of the city for centuries cultivated narcotic narcissus, jasmine, lavender, mimosa, orange blossom, rose sentifolii refined - a prototype of a capricious Roses from "The Little Prince" Ekzyumeri.Perhaps the Rose - the actual creation of the most valuable in the world, brought once from the Crusades, its unique flavor it gives only in Grass Valley, and in any other corner of France.

Museum of Oriental flavors

Well, after the King of smells - the town of Grasse with its museums flavors - into second place by popularity is possible to put several museums located in Cuba, the Netherlands, and in Cairo.

Cuba, in Havana, is a museum with a rich collection of bottles, the contents of which still keeps the smell of perfume belonging to the colonizers of the island.In the Dutch Speicherstadt Museum of fragrant spices, preserving thousands of exotic scents.A famous Egyptian Cairo, in addition to the pyramids and everything else, and the largest museums in the East of perfumes.Scents presented there, can not fail to enchant fans of the finest scents.

Odor Russia

In Russia there are two places where the flavors are preserved past and present: the St. Petersburg Museum of perfumes and Yekaterinburg History Museum.

Yekaterinburg no specialized Museum of smell, but despite this, the Museum of History of Yekaterinburg there is a unique exhibition dedicated to the ancient smell fills the city a century ago.The special tanks are stored specific scents: furnace smoke and manure, pine trees and fetid salotopen, corrosive locomotive smoke and explosive mixture of flavors "obzhornogo number."

Petersburg Museum opened not so long ago and it is designed to preserve the memory of humanity endangered fragrances and perfume culture of the past.