Belgian Comic Strip Center, Brussels

2.7
#11 of 89 in Museums in Brussels
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. Put Belgian 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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  • Fans of comics, we found the visit of a deadly boredom! It's only the shop that's interesting. €10 for that!!! I'm not advising.
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  • We had already come with my husband about ten years ago and we had loved it at the time. We did it again with our 3 children. The museum offers lockers changing rooms, convenient for coats, just provide a 1st piece for the key. They saw the drawing boards and figurines of their favorite comic characters. If you like comics, I recommend it!
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