The 'Spare' Room

Private Hire of the Austin Osman Spare Room

Given its name for the work of English occultist Austin Osman Spare’s work on view in this area, our ‘Spare’ Room can accommodate a maximum of 15 guests seated and is available to hire for up to 4 hours. There is a minimum bar spend of £150/hour.

£150/hour minimum bar spend

Available during normal opening hours.

Please note, outside food and drink is not permitted in the venue.

The Sarcophagus Table

In the Wunderkabinett

Seat your guests on deep crimson velvet banquettes around a Sarcophagus (table) containing a human skeleton in the heart of the underground Wunderkabinett, presided over by the caged skeleton of a Lion, a suspended sea monster and a striking painting by Mervyn Peake.

Capacity:  Seats 6, or 8 at a pinch

£100 Private Hire Fee.

Available to hire during normal opening hours for 3 hours, up to 10pm.

Guests will be invited to beer, wine, spirit and mixers from a limited museum menu, or can pre-order a Devil’s Botany Absinthe Tasting at £25pp.

Please note, music does not play in this area. No outside food and drink is not permitted in the venue.

Full Venue Private Hire

Cocktail Bar + Museum: 6:00pm – 11:00pm

  • Monday £ 500 Private Hire + £500 Minimum Spend
  • Tuesday £ 1000 Private Hire + £750 Minimum Spend
  • Wednesday £ 1000 Private Hire + £2000 Minimum Spend
  • Thursday £ 1000 Private Hire + £2000 Minimum Spend
  • Friday £ 1000 Private Hire + £2500 Minimum Spend*
  • Sunday £ 1000 Private Hire + £2000 Minimum Spend

*Bar tab to be paid in advance for Friday private hires.

Full Venue Hire Includes

  • Private bar staffed with your very own expert mixologists
  • Bespoke menu of carefully curated cocktails
  • Table service with friendly waitress/waiters to cater for your event
  • Admission for all guests to the Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities

Additional Charges: Setup Time: £150/hour for setup time required prior to Full Venue Private Evening Hire hours Wednesday – Sunday. Outside catering is permitted for full venue private hires. If the caterers will not have staff on site for delivery, set up, service, cleaning, and pick up, the venue will charge a £2.50/pp “foodage” fee to arrange this for you.

Please enquire about venue rules.

Full Venue Standing Capacity
Up to 75 people standing

Main Gallery Area
Up to 25 people seated

Devil's Botany Absinthe Tasting

Devil’s Botany Absinthe Tasting

Embark on a botanical-filled tasting of the award-winning Devil’s Botany Absinthes — London’s First absinthe distillery founded by Directors of The Last Tuesday Society.

Enter the world of the curious.

Available during normal opening hours or during private hires.



Available for Full Venue Hires only

Cocktail Masterclasses
Click here to find out more about our Private Cocktail Masterclasses teaching you to make (& drink) four classic cocktails. £45/person

Amphomorphic Taxidermy Class
£225+£10/person for Specimen (up to 20 people)

Sit down with your choice of an amphomorphic mouse, crab, feather fascinator, moth or butterfly. Class is guided by an expert taxidermist as your build your own stuffed/set creation to take home during the party. Maximum 20 and minimum 8 people. Takes roughly 2-3 hours.

Viktor Wynd Guided Tour: £300
Guided tour(s) around the museum with your guests lead by Viktor Wynd himself (or Guided Tour By Museum Director: £75)

Storytelling with Giles Abbot: £150
Master storyteller Giles Abbott will create a specially tailored session of stories to delight, thrill, entertain and titillate your guests