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The Gin Tour: The Mother’s Ruin


  • Museum of London 150 London Wall London, England, EC2Y 5HN United Kingdom (map)

Learn all about the colourful history of the West End's gin craze on a fascinating 2-hour walk around London’s West End that ends with a free glass of boutique gin.

© Museum of London

© Museum of London

Hear about Hogarth’s “Gin Lane”, Covent Garden’s prostitutes, the 1814 Great Beer Flood, Gin Palaces and famous crimes caused by gin addiction.

Walk from the Dominion Theatre through the slums of St Giles, Seven Dials, Bow Street and Drury Lane to a 16th century pub in Holborn.

Tickets from £20. Book here.

Earlier Event: 14 September
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Later Event: 16 September
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