“Oita Scent Museum” boasts a collection of about 3,600 items. It is used as a tourist facility and also as an educational and research institute. In addition to the permanent exhibition, there is also a special exhibition for a limited time. You can also experience aromatherapy and perfume making, so it is recommended to take this opportunity to make your own original perfume (Charge).
On the first floor of the museum, there is a world perfume gallery with a collection of representative modern perfume bottles. You’ll forget your time as you enjoy the elegant and beautiful perfumes that will enchant you just by looking at them. You can also try the rare natural fragrance (testing). In addition, there is a museum shop where you can buy various fragrant goods such as the museum’s original perfume and perfume soap, which is perfect for choosing souvenirs.
On the 2nd floor, you can learn about the history of aromas from all over the world through the exhibition of incense bottles, perfume bottles, incense burners, and Japanese incense tools from the ancient times to the 20 century. There is also a research exhibition on smell and medicine and pharmacy, so you can learn more.
On the 3rd floor, you can experience aroma (Time to complete 30 minutes) and perfume making. The perfume making experience takes about 40 minutes. Let’s make an original perfume that is only one in the world by taking advantage of the fact that each person has different taste. “