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Visit of the Marius Fabre soap factory

Guided tours are by reservation only.

Guided tours of the soap factory

Address of the soap factory : 148, avenue Paul Bourret 13300 Salon de Provence, France.

Opening times of the Marius Fabre shop click here

In 1900, Marius Fabre founded his soap company in Salon de Provence. Today, the fourth generation of his family is carrying on the tradition of real Marseille soap with the same passion. This traditional know-how, handed down through generations in our family, guarantees that Marseille soap has kept its peerless quality over centuries. We invite you to discover our traditional soap factory, during a guided tour.

To book a guided tour in English, please contact us : tourisme@marius-fabre.fr

Marseille soap cauldrons

Guided tours hours

From 1 September, guided tours will take place every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 and Wednesday and Saturday afternoons at 14:30.

For your health and the one of our employees, , special guided tour arrangements have been made
Soap factory guided tour will  take place in compliance with the following sanitary measures: 

  • Mandatory health pass
  • You will have to book your place online 
  • Capacity limited to 14 people
  • You will have to wear a mask during all the guided tour
  • You will be able to wash your hand with soap or hydroalcoolique gel, which will be at your disposal
  • You will have to respect a distance of 1 meter with the others visitors

We thank you for your understanding.

Take care of you !

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  • For individual visitors : Free entry for the soap factory and the Marseille soap Museum.

  • Groups (until 25 people) : 25€.

The Marseille soap Museum

The Marseille soap Museum is to be found in an old drying-room, within the Marius Fabre saop factory. The musuem recounts the fascinating story of soap in Provence, wich starts in the Middle Ages. The Marius Fabre company has conserved precious evidence : carved boxwood stamps, tools, early soap moulds...

This musuem is the living reflection of a traditional activity that has been the Marius family's enterprise for over a century.

Free entry for individual visitors.

Groups (until 25 people) : 15€, pre-bookings only.


From October 1st to March 31st : Monday to Saturday, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / 2:00 - 5:30 pm.

From April 1st to September 30th : Monday to Saturday, 09:30 am - 12:00 pm / 2:00 -6:30 pm.

For more information : www.musee-savon-marseille.com

Traditional Marseille soap