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Marseille Soap Museum. Marius Fabre

Museum, Sciences and technology, Private museum in Salon-de-Provence
  • Since 1900 and for four generations in Salon-de-Provence, the Marius Fabre soap factory has perpetuated the artisanal production of Marseille soap.
    Come and visit our workshops and our Marseille Soap Museum.

  • The Marius Fabre soap factory has preserved some of its most precious artifacts: engraved boxwood stamps, tools, early soap molding machines, stencils for shipping crates, old packaging, headed paper, washing boards... Reflecting a very ancient activity that's still very much alive.
    Permanent exhibition area: 600m².

    Come and discover the authentic atmosphere of our soap factory and its workshops during a guided tour. A moment of exchange and discovery, young and old alike will discover a...
    The Marius Fabre soap factory has preserved some of its most precious artifacts: engraved boxwood stamps, tools, early soap molding machines, stencils for shipping crates, old packaging, headed paper, washing boards... Reflecting a very ancient activity that's still very much alive.
    Permanent exhibition area: 600m².

    Come and discover the authentic atmosphere of our soap factory and its workshops during a guided tour. A moment of exchange and discovery, young and old alike will discover a unique know-how still alive today, handed down from generation to generation in our family.

    The boutique welcomes you to discover authentic Marseille soap.

    Tour times
    Guided tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 am and every Wednesday and Saturday at 2:30 pm.
    During the school vacations, tours run from Monday to Saturday, at 10:30 am and 2:30 pm.

    For the summer period from July 10 to September 2
    Guided tours from Monday to Saturday. Mornings from 9.45am to 11.15am (departures every 30 minutes) and afternoons from 2.15pm to 5.45pm (departures every 30 minutes).

    Open on July 14, August 15 and for the European Heritage Days. Closed on other public holidays.

    Pets are not allowed. They remain your responsibility.
    Thank you for your understanding.

    Accessible for disabled
  • Environment
    • Town location
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Bus stop < 500 m
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • French
  • Groups (Max capacity)
    • 25  Maximum number of people
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Not accessible in a wheelchair
  • Equipment
    • Car park
    • Private parking
    • Coach parking
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
    • Shop
    • Wi-fi
    • Tourist brochures
    • Tour free of charge
    • Guided tours
    • Free choice of caterer
    • Seminar/meeting
Rates
Payment methods
  • Bank/credit card
  • Check
  • Cash
  • Rates
    Individuals: free of charge
    Groups: on request
    Conditions of free : Guides - Drivers
Openings
Openings
  • All year 2024
    Closed On Sunday
    * Opening times 1 April to 30 September: Monday to Saturday, 9.30am to 12.00pm and 2.00pm to 6.30pm. 1 October to 31 March: Monday to Saturday, 9:30am to 12:00pm and 2:00pm to 5:30pm. Guided tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at 10.30am and every Wednesday and Saturday at 2.30pm. During the school holidays, tours take place from Monday to Saturday at 10.30am and 2.30pm.
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