At night, the scent of plants appear more intense. Some of them secrete essential oils and volatile oils during the day that prevent them drying out. In the evening, these plants release their wonderful scents that spread in the alleys of scented garden. Thus, you will meet all kinds of flavors. And you will discover that all the parts of the plant can spread a smell: leaves, flowers, fruits, seeds bark, sap or resin.
An introduction to botany odor
During your visit, the mediators of the museum will make you discover the great families of aromatic perfume our lives: thyme, sage, lavender, basil, jasmine, roses .... These fragrant plants, because of their chemical properties but also their sacred and medicinal role are paramount in the lives of men ever since ancient times. The night tour of the scents garden so it is a walk to both botanical, historical and ethnological, subtle and playful sense of dialogue with plants.
Every Thursday from July 1 to August 31
At 8:30 p.m. At 20h in July in August
Duration : 1h - Price : 8 €
Réservation : 04 92 75 70 50. Registration on space as possible on the same day until 17h.
Visit included in the museum admission price
Visit accessible to visually impaired and blind people.