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Venice: Palazzo Mocenigo Museum and Perfume Workshop

Product ID: 216231
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Explore the splendid rooms of Palazzo Mocenigo, reflecting the lives of aristocrats in the 15th to 18th centuries. Then, meet a Master Perfumer and become a trainee Perfumer: create your own fragrance from raw materials in an olfactory workshop.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English, French, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the history of perfumery and the origins of raw materials
  • Identify the different essences used by a Master Perfumer
  • Create your own signature fragrance out of raw materials
Full description
Take a journey into the world of perfume; this tour will highlight its fundamental role in the origins of the aesthetic, cosmetic and entrepreneurial traditions of Italy.
 
Start your tour at Palazzo Mocenigo. Visit its splendid rooms, recently restored, which evoke different aspects of the Venetian aristocrats’ lives and activities between the 15th and 18th centuries. Your guide will share with you the history of Venetian perfumery, with particular attention to the role of merchants and to the precious raw materials they transported from the East.
 
At the end of this short visit, you’ll meet a Master Perfumer, and have an unforgettable and fascinating sensory experience: participate in a basic workshop to learn how to make your own perfume out of raw materials. Test your olfactory skills and create your own fragrance to keep.
Includes
  • Guided tour of the Museum of Palazzo Mocenigo (perfumes section)
  • Perfume-making lesson (basic)
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and beverages
  • Personal purchases

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

At the entrance of the Museum of Palazzo Mocenigo (Santa Croce, 1992, 30135 Venezia VE)

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Important information
Know before you go
• This tour requires a minimum of 2 guests to run. Groups will be no larger than 12.
• It is not wheelchair accessible.
Organized by

Gray Line Venice - Park Viaggi

Product ID: 216231