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. PutBelgian Comic Strip Center into our Brussels day trip planning site and find out whats close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • I was aware of the great tradition in Belgium for Comic Strip Art, which was apparent on my walking tour of Brussels the previous day. The museum skilfully guided you through exhibit and explanation.....  more »
  • It takes 1 to 1.5 to visit. The building by itself is very nice. Good for young kids up to age 12. The shop has all type of comics. It’s even more interesting than museum itself.  more »
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