Belgian Comic Strip Center, Brussels

2.7
#11 of 85 in Museums in Brussels
Specialty Museum · Landmark
Walk through the history of Tintin at the Belgian Comic Strip Center, which celebrates the art of the comic. The center is housed inside a former department store designed by Art Nouveau architect Victor Horta, whose great glass ceiling lets in enough natural light to illuminate the museum galleries. Exhibits showcase French, English, and Dutch comic art from its earliest days to the present. An extensive Tintin exhibit is the main attraction with the history of the artwork and its creator, and even life-size models of the characters. Browse copies of some of Europe's best-known comics and graphic novels in the reading room and library. A self-guided tour is the most popular way to explore the building and the exhibits, because information about each exhibit is available in multiple languages. PutBelgian Comic Strip Center into our Brussels day trip planning site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Very fun and interesting museum with temporary exhibits as well as the permanent stuff. Nice gift shop with reasonable prices at the end  more »
  • Fascinating to see the cartoon strips and characters that people grew up with in Belgium, some I’d heard of but many I was unfamiliar with. In the category of “known” is Tin Tin, Asterix, and the...  more »

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