Take part to our summer live lavender distillation from July 1st to August 25th and enjoy the perfume coming out of our 1900 still, and the explanations of our distillator.
Tradition & Heritage Tour
Welcome to the Luberon Lavender Museum: The visit allows you to discover the beautiful history of fine lavender from Provence. This lavender is a real symbol in Provence and all over the world. During the visit, you will discover lavender from every angle: botany, production, harvesting, distillation, history from the 16th century to the present day, know-how, uses and benefits of real lavender. As a producer, harvester and distiller of fine lavender for 5 generations, we pass on our passion for this magnificent blue flower thanks to the Museum and collection of stills, wishing with all our hearts to pass on our passion to you to appreciate all the facets of our favorite flower. Average duration: 1h to 1h30
- Adults Over 18 years old
- Students Must have valid student card
- Teenagers 11 - 16 years old
- Children 0-10 years old
- OAP Seniors
- Disabled Cards Must have valid card
Details of the visit:
From the reception, each visitor is taken care of to have all the explanations for a rhythmic and autonomous visit. With the handing over of the informative leaflet and the audio guide (there is a quiz for each child), the visitor follows the explanations of the specialist guide of the Museum who explains the botanical difference between fine lavender, aspic lavender and the hybrid lavandin.
In the projection room, a very beautiful documentary filmed on the Domaine Lavandicole Le Château du Bois allows you to follow the summer harvest of lavender, from cutting to distillation to obtain the most precious of essential oils (duration 10 minutes)
In the exhibition room with the most beautiful collector’s items, the audio guide allows you to follow 25 points of explanation. The visitor discovers the history of fine lavender from the 16th century to the present day. Thanks to the clever museography, the old-fashioned work of cutting and distillation is highlighted to explain the changing needs and uses of fine lavender from Provence.
At the end of the visit, each visitor can smell and test Haute Provence AOP lavender essential oil, niche perfumes and organic cosmetics. The explanations of the advisers on the manufacture and their advice on the uses reveal the virtues of fine lavender and Provençal plants. Tastings in the herbal tea shop. The children correct their quiz with the Lavender team, which awards them the diploma of young lavender grower.
Open 7 days a week
Average duration of the visit: 1h to 1h30
The audio guide is free and available in 11 languages (French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Czech, Russian, Japanese, Chinese).
With your online reservation, show up at the time you want between 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 2 p.m.-5 p.m. (in July and August until 6 p.m.)
Museum closes at 6 p.m., in July and August at 7 p.m.
The reservation does not constitute a “skip the line”.
During the summer events in July and August, it is necessary to go to the reception of the Museum to obtain your bracelet giving right to access to the workshops.
For the sensory workshop organized in July and August, book “Sensory workshop and traditional visit” as places are limited.
For “Perfumed watercolor workshop”, the painter asks 3€ for supplies. This sum is to be given directly to him (from April)
APRIL: Monday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
MAY: Monday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
JUNE: Monday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
JULY: Monday to Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
AUGUST: Monday to Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
SEPTEMBER: Monday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
OCTOBER: Monday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
NOVEMBER: Monday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
DECEMBER (until 23/12): Monday to Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.