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


  • 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 23/12, daily.
The Museum will be open from Friday 1 April to Friday 23 December 2022. 7 days a week, from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm (7pm in July and August). The last entrance for the visit is one hour before closing time.

Languages spoken

  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian


Reduced price: 7 € (student, retired)
Adult: 8 €
Child (11-16 years): 4 € (free admission for children accompanied by their parents from 0 to 10 years old)
Disabled: 5.50 €.

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

The entrance ticket gives access to the exhibition tour, digital tools, activities and seasonal workshops.

Free audio guide (11 languages) - Free quiz for children.

Methods of payment

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


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


Longitude : 5.146194
Latitude : 43.869777

Did you know?

This site is included in the Vaucluse Provence Pass.