Visit The Absinthe Parlour & Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Unnatural History Museum

The Absinthe Parlour

A drinker’s cabinet of wonder filled with unusual spirits, from the old world and new, together in one curious exhibition of extraordinary elixirs. Allow each round to provide you with a passage to the furthest corners of the world, transported to an experience outside the boundaries of time.

Seek and you shall find: hidden here are explorations of alchemy & magick, pleasure & fantasy, celebrating the point at which curiosity unlocks a world unknown.

The Last Tuesday Society’s Absinthe Parlour is truly a hidden treasure of East London.

Distillers of Devil’s Botany Absinthes
Winner of “Best Bar in all of London” – DesignMyNight Awards 2019

Absinthe Menu Shortlisted “Specialist List of the Year” – Imbibe 2020

DEVIL’S BOTANY ABSINTHE HOUR

Join us with in Grand Celebration of the classic Belle Époque tradition that was Absinthe Hour. Devil’s Botany Absinthe special served weekdays from 3pm-6pm. Reservations required.

Museum Admission

Please Note Our Museum is Very Small so Please Book Online to Guarantee Admission. Minors are only permitted in the museum with a parent or guardian and before 5pm.

PRE-BOOK MUSEUM TICKETS HERE

Adult Admission is £10. Concessions £6. Discounted Thursday Admission for All £4.
1/ Please arrive within 15 minutes of your ticket time to avoid losing your space. Late arrivals cannot be guaranteed admission.
2/ Admission is for thirty minutes.
3/ Concession tickets are for those unable to afford full price, or students.
4/ Concession tickets are also available to people with pre-existing bar reservations from here. We advise you to visit the museum after you have had your drink as you will appreciate it more.
5/ Due to The Adult Nature of Some of the exhibits – Dead People / Erotica etc – under 18s are only allowed in when accompanied by a parent/guardian and before 5pm only.
6/ Admission includes a free cup of tea on request

Last admission to the Museum is at 10pm.

Dogs are not permitted in The Absinthe Parlour or Museum of Curiosities, but we do have a select few tables outside that can accommodate guests with their four legged friends.

Online tickets are fully refundable up to 24 hours before, via Eventbrite, we regret that they can not be changed or refunded after this.

Please note Saturdays are our busiest day of the week. As the Museum has a very limited capacity, admission cannot be guaranteed for all guests upon arrival. We will do our very best to ensure a wonderful experience for all visitors. If visiting a Saturday, please prebook or plan to expect a wait. Reservations for a drink in The Absinthe Parlour are strongly encouraged before your visit to the museum. Book your table here.

Contact Details

For all enquiries to do with The Absinthe Parlour including private hire and table reservations please contact [email protected] or 020 8533 5297

Bar/Press Enquiries – [email protected]

Accessibility

Entrance to the Museum requires descending down a steep spiral staircase. Due to the historic nature of our building, there is also limited accessibility to our main entrance/cocktail bar. If you have any questions regarding accessibility, please contact [email protected].

Upcoming Events with Devil's Botany Absinthe

Spirits of the Sea-How Maritime Myths & Drinks Collide with Millie Milliken

Mermaids, usquaebach & other spirits of the sea: How maritime myths and drinks collide, presented by Millie Milliken x Wet Ink

The Hallouminati: Cheese Tasting with The Dark Knight Of Cholesterol

Gather for an indulgent evening of cheese in our Austin Osman Spare Room paired with Devil's Botany Absinthe Regalis

From Opium to Absinthe: Drugs & the Decadent Movement with Jon Crabb – LIVE

Step into the world of the Decadent Movement as we unravel the relationship between art, literature, and mind-altering substances.

Guided Tours with Vadim Kosmos – Emeritus Director of the Museum

Tours with Vadim Kosmos - Emeritus Director of the Museum (with a glass of Absinthe) In Person Event - not by Zoom

Guided Tours with Vadim Kosmos – Emeritus Director of the Museum

Tours with Vadim Kosmos - Emeritus Director of the Museum (with a glass of Absinthe) In Person Event - not by Zoom

Fin-de-Siècle Satanism in Bohemian Paris with Madeleine Spencer

Explore the phenomena of Parisian Satanism from its deep roots to the blossoms of decadent diabolism as it played out in art, literature, and strange cults.

City of the Beast: The London of Aleister Crowley, with Phil Baker – LIVE

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

Hell Époque: Death-Themed Cabarets of 19th Century Paris with Vadim Kosmos

A talk to illuminate the origins & fates of Fin de Siecle Paris’ craze for morbid drinking dens

Absinthe as Liquid Muse: The Drink That Fuelled Art & Literature with Allison Crawbuck

Absinthe — there is no spirit so notoriously favoured by the rebellious minds of art & literature. Explore the green fairy's influence over creative minds of the Belle Epoque

Let me be mad! The Origins + Rituals of Absinthe Exhibition

London's First Exhibition on the Origins + Rituals of Absinthe

Viktor Wynd’s Guided Tour of His Museum with Devil’s Botany Absinthe

Join reclusive Viktor Wynd (with a complimentary glass of Devil's Botany Absinthe) for an intimate tour of his museum, see mermaids & fairies - in person - not by zoom!

Guided Tours with Vadim Kosmos – Emeritus Director of the Museum

Tours with Vadim Kosmos - Emeritus Director of the Museum (with a glass of Absinthe) In Person Event - not by Zoom

Sigils: An Illustrated Guide to the Symbols of Spirit with M B Jackson

Sigils: An Illustrated Guide to the Symbols of Spirit & Thought with M B Jackson & a complimentary glass of Devil's Botany Absinthe

Scrying Workshop with Lucya Starza – LIVE

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

Herbal Astrology: Enchanted Candle-Making Workshop & Cocktails – LIVE

Channel the hidden powers of nature with a bewitched candle-making workshop & cocktails hosted by Devil's Botany

Guided Tours with Vadim Kosmos – Emeritus Director of the Museum

Tours with Vadim Kosmos - Emeritus Director of the Museum (with a glass of Absinthe) In Person Event - not by Zoom

Magick in Mixology: Cocktail Bitters-Making Workshop & Absinthe Tasting

Conjure Your Own Magically-Charged Elixir in a guided Cocktail Bitters-Making Workshop & Absinthe Tasting with Devil's Botany

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

Gothic Horror with Giles Abbott – LIVE

Dark and scary stories veined with the pulse of Romance and the Erotic combine in an evening of storytelling that will send shivers up your spine.

Séance: Conversations in the Dark – LIVE

Join Christopher Howell at The Last Tuesday Society as he weaves a persuasively deceitful web in Séance: Conversations in the Dark

The Burning Times: Witches and Persecution in London – LIVE

Explore London's witch-ridden, pagan past with Maria Beadell, founder of Herstorical Tours, and Devil's Botany Absinthe.

Guided Tours with Vadim Kosmos – Emeritus Director of the Museum

Tours with Vadim Kosmos - Emeritus Director of the Museum (with a glass of Absinthe) In Person Event - not by Zoom

Viktor Wynd’s Guided Tour of His Museum with Devil’s Botany Absinthe

Join reclusive Viktor Wynd (with a complimentary glass of Devil's Botany Absinthe) for an intimate tour of his museum, see mermaids & fairies - in person - not by zoom!

Magic for Yuletide and New Year’s Eve Divination with Lucya Starza – LIVE

Join witch Lucya Starza for this talk about the customs, tales and rituals for the Winter Solstice and Christmas

Guided Tours with Vadim Kosmos – Emeritus Director of the Museum

Tours with Vadim Kosmos - Emeritus Director of the Museum (with a glass of Absinthe) In Person Event - not by Zoom

Tarot Reading

Individual tarot readings at The Last Tuesday Society

Palm Reading at The Last Tuesday Society

Individual palm readings at The Last Tuesday Society

Love Magick: Candle-Making Workshop & Cocktails with Devil’s Botany -LIVE

Channel the hidden powers of nature with a bewitched candle-making workshop & cocktails hosted by Devil's Botany

Magick in Mixology: Love Bitters-Making Workshop & Absinthe Tasting

Conjure Your Own Magically-Charged Cocktail Bitters this Valentine's Day in a guided Love Bitters-Making Workshop with Devil's Botany

Viktor Wynd’s Guided Tour of His Museum with Devil’s Botany Absinthe

Join reclusive Viktor Wynd (with a complimentary glass of Devil's Botany Absinthe) for an intimate tour of his museum, see mermaids & fairies - in person - not by zoom!

Absinthe Hour

Devil's Botany Absinthe Specials Weekdays 15:00-18:00

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

Viktor Wynd’s Guided Tour of His Museum with Devil’s Botany Absinthe

Join reclusive Viktor Wynd (with a complimentary glass of Devil's Botany Absinthe) for an intimate tour of his museum, see mermaids & fairies - in person - not by zoom!