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Belgian Centre of Comic Strip Art, Brussels
(2.3/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
Walk through the history of Tintin at the Belgian Centre of Comic Strip Art, 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. Use our Brussels tour planner to arrange your visit to Belgian Centre of Comic Strip Art and other attractions in Brussels.
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  • Came to visit even though I know little about comics. A little difficult to find I thought but it's just off the Main Street. The entrance has a shop, restaurant and stairs up to the main museum. Staf...  more »
  • The Belgium is famous worldwide for his comics, and a passion for this type of art we breathe within the walls of this Museum, suitable for all ages. Main protagonists the great Belgian cartoonists, and the characters of TinTin and the Smurfs. Through original drawings you can see both the evolution of comics that its different genres. No shortage of references to other cultures such as anime. Recommended to everyone!
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  • The Museum is beautiful with lots of different comics. However I don't find it particularly interesting.
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