Gone With The Wynd

Join Viktor Wynd on Collecting Expeditions to Papua New Guinea & Beyond

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The Absinthe Parlour

Visit The Last Tuesday Society's Award-Winning Absinthe Parlour for Cocktails & Curiosities

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The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities Fine Art & UnNatural History

The 'Pataphysical Wunderkabinett in the Heart of London's East End, From Relics of Extinct Birds, Old Master Etchings & Dead People to Broken Children's Toys, Fairies, Mermaids & Unicorns, taking in Creatures of The Deep, Dandies & Erotica

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Digital Events

Queer as Folklore – a Zoom talk with Sacha Coward

To mark LGBT+ History Month, Sacha Coward takes us on an illustrated Zoom talk through the hidden queer history of myths and monsters.

An Underwater Photographic Journey – Sakis Lazarides

Through this talk I would like to show you all my passion for observing and photographing the beauty of the underwater world in the clear and warm Mediterranean Sea.

Bedtime Stories: These Woods More Free – Madeleine Grantham

In These Woods More Free’ when Robin Hood goes to London adventuring

Surrealist Themes in the Comic Book Art of Alejandro Jodorowsky – Amy Slonaker

Please join Amy Slonaker for an illustrated lecture on the Surrealist themes in the comic book art of Alejandro Jodorowsky (1929- )

Scandinavian forest through the hidden photographer’s lens – Jerry Geraldi

In this discussion, we will delve into the captivating world of photographing Norway through the lens of a dedicated photographer

Hulders, Witches and Bitches – the view on women and feminists through the centuries – Lena Heide-Brennand

An enthralling journey through time, as we unravel the captivating narrative of women's roles and the ever-evolving views on the female gender.

What's On

“Undying Love” with Giles Abbott – LIVE

Winter is ending, the Earth is quickening, gather round The Sarcophagus Table for stories of what makes Life worth living–Love!

“Bah! Humbug!” with Giles Abbott – LIVE

The return of our evening of Festive Recalcitrance, ideal if you’re running low on Christmas spirit.

Dark Fairy Tales From Around The World, with Viktor Wynd – LIVE

Please note this is NOT a ZOOM Lecture but an in person lecture, tickets include a complimentary glass of Devil's Botany Absinthe

Dark Fairy Tales From Around The World, with Viktor Wynd – LIVE

Please note this is NOT a ZOOM Lecture but an in person lecture, tickets include a complimentary glass of Devil's Botany Absinthe

Haunted and Cursed Dolls of Greyfriars Kirkyard, with Louise Fenton – LIVE

Join Dr Louise Fenton as she introduces you to this collection. It has been acquired by City of the Dead Tours

Twin Peaks with Dr. Lindsay Hallam – LIVE

Come and join us for an evening that promises to be both wonderful and strange, as we take a deep dive into the world of Twin Peaks.

Museum Departments

Cabinet of Monsters

The Largest Public Display of Animal Monsters in the UK - from a Two Headed Kitten to an Eight Legged Lamb

Dead Pets

Unfortunately, over the years, some of Viktor Wynd's pets have died - here are some of them

Austin Osman Spare

The museum's 'Spare Room' contains the largest public display of The great Occultists Work anywhere in the world

Magick & The Occult

Items used in Ritual and Traditional Magic, The Gnostic Temple of Agape, Scrying Tools, a Mandrake Root & a Magic Teacup

Fairies, Mermaids, Unicorns & Giants

From Mummified Fairies to The Skeleton of a Mermaid

Fine Art

From British Surrealism to Old Master Etchings, from Mervyn Peake to Tessa Farmer


Expedition to West Papua & The Asmat People

An Extraordinary journey by boat into one of the world’s last great wilderness $3500 per person

New Guinea’s Raja Ampat Islands – Birds of Paradise & The Coral Triangle

an expedition by boat on search of Red & Wilson’s Bird of Paradise. Dugongs, Cetaceans, Village Feasts, The World’s Best Snorkelling & Diving....

Voodoo in Benin – a Collecting Field Trip to West Africa with Anthropologist Dr.Louise Fenton

Ceremonies, Shrines, Masquerades, Fetish Markets & Tribal Kings - also in 2024

The Mummies of Aseki & The Islands of Love

Gone With The Wynd Expedition Number Three An expedition to See The Mummies of Aseki, Visit The Islands of Love & Search for The World's Biggest Butterfly

In Search of Spirits & Crocodile Warriors – A Collecting Expedition to The Sepik River – Waiting List only

Gone With The Wynd Expedition # 6 We will take you to one of the most remote and little visited parts of Papua New Guinea... the Sepik River.

Masks & Death Rites of the Bismark Sea

Witness Three Spectacular Tribal Ceremonies, Climb An Active Volcano, Meet Megapode Egg Hunters and Snorkel on Some of the World’s Most Pristine Coral Reefs and Swim with Dolphins