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Address: 25, cours Massena, 06600 Antibes, France
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The History of Absinthe

this is a great bar in the basement with the history of Absinthe for evening entertainment go on fridays or saturdays

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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Hervey Bay, Australia
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Its like stepping back in time when you visit here. Hidden away in the secret basement is this den of sin !!! The museum is the bar filled with memorabilia and things you can buy. You can not go and not try traditional absinthe. Absinthe is really having a come back and even Liverpool has a trendy absinthe bar these... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

this is a great bar in the basement with the history of Absinthe for evening entertainment go on fridays or saturdays

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SanAntonio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

While we arrived way too early to have a drink in the actual bar section (bummer!), the gift shop had many unique, value priced items. Go for the shopping if not for the drinking!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The museum is actually a small bar laid out with absinthe memorabilia. You can buy absinthe to drink and it's worth going to get the whole experience of dripping water through the sugar lumps into the absinthe. There is also a selection of old style hats you can try on. Worth a visit but beware of how strong the absinthe... More 

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Street level is an olive oil and absinthe store with tourist gifts, down stairs is a one room bar covered in historical pieces relating to absinthe. We went down stairs and waited 30 minutes, no bartender. Not worth any effort to visit, skip it!

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miami
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This is a rather touristy place but if you are in town for a few days, it is worth checking out after diner for the experience. This unique place is a nod to the history of Absinthe and you experience first hand the traditional way to drink it. We stopped by one night after dinner and tried the absinthe during... More 

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Wallsend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

the bar is underneath a shop and is little hidden gem. it is full of character. it looks lik a old wine cellar, walls and ceiling have lovely old french poster, one wall has a great collection of old absinthe bottles and water holders. the pub has a great collection of hats if you like playing shot games! have fun... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

If you love different places you should see. Authentic and charming place. You have lots of choise for drink.

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Wilmington, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

The Museum is actually a very small basement bar with a large selection of absinthe. It has a real honky-tonk feel, as there was a good piano player the night we visited. Be sure to check out the hats.

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Varese
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Museum? More like a bar with some antiques in it! But in saying that, its nice to enter a cellar like bar, quite small, but with a charming atmosphere. A large selection of Absinthe available. The staff were friendly and the manager was very informative! When its full and everyone is drinking, the atmosphere is lots of fun. If in... More 

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Address: 25, cours Massena, 06600 Antibes, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Antibes

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