House of Fragrances 4711


Four digits - a big number. How did 4711 actually come about? Experience the history of this world-renowned brand and gain insights into its truly impressive two-century history. Attend a fragrance seminar and create your own personal fragrance, enjoy a fragrance menu with all your senses or sign up for an impressive guided tour. The highlight of your visit is the fragrance fountain, which exudes the fresh and multi-faceted scent of 4711.

A 4.5 x 3.5 metre wall tapestry depicts the famous house numbering: According to legend, a soldier of the French Revolutionary Army rode through Cologne on a white horse and painted the house number 4711 on the house of Wilhelm Muelhens in Glockengasse.

Experience the visionary exhibition on the success story of 4711, the legendary perfume from Cologne. There are public guided tours every Saturday at 1pm. Groups can also visit outside this time on request. Among other things, you can see posters with cult status and commercials from past decades.

On the hour, a historic carillon delights passers-by in the Glockengasse.




Glockengasse is a 10-minute walk from Cologne's main railway station

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