Absinthe Obscura: A Galerie Update

  • Southern Food & Beverage Museum 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard New Orleans, LA, 70113 United States

As part of Atlas Obscura Day, join the Southern Food & Beverage Museum and The Museum of the American Cocktail to celebrate the update of La Galerie de l’Absinthe. Try a sample of dripped absinthe from 12 PM to 3 PM and explore the gallery to learn about the history of this mysterious green liquor.

La Galerie d’Absinthe is created from the private Absinthe collection of Raymond Bordelon. With an extensive collection of absinthe through the years, absinthe spoons, absinthe cocktail recipes, and absinthe fountains, this gallery explores the world of absinthe.

The program begins at 12 PM in La Galerie d'Absinthe in the Southern Food & Beverage Museum, samples are first come first serve. Free with museum admission and open to the public.


International Obscura Day is a global cultural event taking place May 6, 2017 in which Atlas Obscura encourages people all over the world to explore the unusual and extraordinary locations in and around their hometowns with over 170 events around the world. Learn more here