Museum of Marseille SOAP. Marius Fabre

Museum Sciences and technology
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Since 1900, in the heart of Salon-de-Provence, Marius Fabre soap factory has perpetuated the artisanal production of Marseille soap and black soap with olive oil.Complete your visit by discovering our Marseille soap museum.
The Marius Fabre soap factory has preserved the most precious witnesses: engraved boxwood stamps, tools, the first soap molding machines, stencils for shipping boxes, old packaging, headed paper, washing boards... Reflecting a very old activity still alive.
Surface of the permanent exhibition : 600

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 will discover a unique know-how still alive, transmitted from generation to generation in our family.

Visits to the Marius Fabre soap factory are free and can be booked on our website under the heading "visit the soap factory".

Until June 30th they are proposed:
- For individuals :
Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 am and 11 am; Wednesday and Saturday at 2:30 pm and 3 pm
- For groups: on demand and on reservation

From July 1st and until August 31st :
- For individuals: Monday to Saturday at 9:45 am, 10:15 am, 10:45 am, 11:15 am, 2:15 pm, 2:45 pm, 3:15 pm, 3:45 pm, 4:15 pm, 4:45 pm, 5:15 pm and 5:45 pm
- For groups: visits suspended during the summer, resumed in September on request and by reservation

Exceptional opening on July 14th and August 15th.

The Marseille Soap Museum will reopen its doors on July 1st!

If you wish to receive additional documentation, do not hesitate to contact us.
Accessible for disabled
Opening period (s)From 01/04 to 30/09, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

From 01/10 to 30/03, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
General information
  • Client profile :
    • Groups
  • Environments :
    • Town outskirts
  • Visits :
    • you can visit it
  • Price :
    • Free
  • Services :
    • Pets welcome
  • Information panel language(s) :
    • French
    • English
Services, Tours, Activities and entertainment
  • Help for client/practical :
    • Tourist brochures
    • Wi-fi
  • Visit :
    • Guided tours
Museum of Marseille SOAP. Marius Fabre
148 Avenue Paul Bourret
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Phone : +33 4 90 53 24 77
Fax : +33 4 90 53 41 54
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Musée du savon de Marseille. Marius Fabre
148 Avenue Paul Bourret
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.637957
Longitude : 5.090461