Cabrières-d'Avignon

Lavender Museum

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Based in an old Provençal stone house, the Lavender Museum is a must for all nature lovers interested in true fine lavender. The Lincelé Family began this fabulous project in 1991, inviting visitors to discover the true lavender of Provence, "fine lavender". Every weekday from May to September, the museum runs creative activities relating to the sense of smell.
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The visit takes you through a vast collection of lavender stills from the 16th century to present day, and is commented in 11 foreign languages on the audio-guides, leaving visitors free to visit the museum in keeping with their interests.
See all the rooms, the collections, the projection room with documentaries filmed at the Chateau du Bois at the base of Mont-Ventoux, on planting, harvesting and the distillation of fine lavender from Haute Provence.
Allow yourself one hour for the visit, to take full advantage of the fragrance and virtues of lavender.
There is also a shop offering an exclusive line of natural cosmetics. This high-quality 'Chateau du Bois' line features AOC essential oil of fine lavender.
To further share his passion, Jack Lincelé organises distillation of lavandin every year from 1 July to 25 August in an open-flame still from the 1900's. An interesting and fun opportunity to see distillation, and meet other visitors, the distiller and the gardeners from the Luberon who bring their lavandin in for distilling.
The museum has been given the 'Tourisme et Handicap' label to certify its accessibility for disabled persons in terms of motor, aural, visual and mental.
Audioguide available free of charge in French, English, Italian, German, Chinese, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian, Czech, and Japanese.
Free admission for under 11's.
Group rate for groups over 20. Guided visits for groups only.
Also available: a variety of high-quality products for beauty and skincare, well-being, and the home.

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Equipment

  • Shelter for bikes/mountain bikes
  • Picnic area
  • Toilets
  • Public WC
  • Air conditioning
  • Exhibition space
  • Car park
  • Entertainments room
  • Film room
  • Meeting room
  • Coach parking
  • Private parking

Services

  • Educational visits
  • Coach access
  • Room hire
  • Themed tour
  • Shop
  • Permanent entertainments organiser
  • Wi-fi
  • Tourist brochures
  • Guided tours
  • Spot photo
  • Online shop
  • Ticketing in number
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Dates and times

From 01/04 to 31/10, daily.

Canceled or closed because of Covid-19.

Methods of payment

  • American Express
  • Bank/credit card
  • Carte JCB
  • Cheque
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Cash
  • Credit transfer
  • Pass’Région
  • Online payment
  • Union Pay

Prices

Reduced price: 7 €
Adult: 8 € (Theme tour: 10.30 €)
Child (11-16 years): 4 €
Disabled: 5.50 €.

Free entry for children < 10 years, press, accompanying guides, the drivers.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Languages spoken

  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

Contact

Lavender Museum
276 Route de Gordes
Hameau de Coustellet
84220 Cabrières-d'Avignon

Coordinates

Longitude : 5.146194
Latitude : 43.869777

Did you know?

This site is included in the Vaucluse Provence Pass.