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 what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Cool place, very well laid out and informative. Great book shop to buy old favourites. This place is well worth a visit in Brussels. There is a bistro cafe next door, bit touristy, but convenient if.....  more »
  • This was one of my favorite experiences in Brussels where comic books are art and culture. I came away with a greater appreciation of the art form and its history. Come and admire the artistry...  more »
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