Herge Museum, Louvain-la-Neuve

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.1/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web
A must-see for any Tintin fan, Herge Museum is devoted to the cartoon's artist and creator Georges Remi, penname Herge. While the museum showcases several of his works, it largely focuses on Tintin. Through the nine exhibits learn about Herge's life, inspirations, creations, and characters. The building has been designed with contemporary architecture, as per Remi's interest in modern art. There is also a mini cinema and a cafe/restaurant attached. Don't worry if you aren't staying in the area; the local train station is walking distance. Put Herge Museum on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Louvain-la-Neuve travel itinerary planner.
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  • Must first admit that I was, I am, a tintinophile, a great admirer of Hergé, but not a tintinologue, having never been able to recite in one thousand and one Captain Haddock's insults, nor find what album comes a picture of Milou, just for his coat. These albums, and other works of the Grand Master, have rocked my childhood, as in so many others. Anyway, this museum already were in conquered territory. And yet. And yet there is something that bothered me, it is this absence total fitness in historical perspective, or even description, albeit brief, of the darkest sides of the personality and life of Hergé. Nothing on some fatal cases of the mysterious star; nothing on his fit, his spleen in the 1970s; nothing about the failure of Belvision. We've seen museums devoted to major characters do not play so the spoiled. It is also what is expected of such a place: the panel of a reality, we know complex. Guide, passionate, visibly excited, even puts the man for a resistant. My wife is in the nettles. This updated share item, gotta admit that the place is so beautiful from the outside than from the inside. The architect, Portzamparc, created a flagship splitting the land of Louvain. Traffic is nice, it's filled with beautiful views. The Interior is clearly structured. It is entitled to the characters, to the other creations of Hergé, a collection of artifacts from splendid invoice, to zoom in on the secondary, often earthy characters, etc. You will find his account, of course, from 7 to 77 years. Add to that a store filled with objects that we want to bring back. All. The entry price is soft, less 10 euros. As for the guide, accompanying our party, it was clearly a member of the family of Sheikh Bab El Ehr (only the Brussels will include the image). There were moments, it's true, where my attention declined. That he apologize...
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  • Two friends as children, exciting to Hergè. Orio al Serio at dawn, Brussels, rental car, Hergè all day, airport, House. You can do during the day. Good architectural design of all 3 levels, various exhibition rooms on ... recounting the life and work of the creator of Tintin and Snowy. Clearly you have to be a fan of Hergè.
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  • It is a large Museum with beautiful plates, but not much else. We also regretted that the restaurant located on the ground floor practice took no more democratic, we did so not eat there.
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  • Either Tintin lover or not, this museum is amazing. Not just about Tintin but also other Herge work. In this museum you will understand that Tintin is not just comics but also Herge politics opinion. That's why is named as Herge museum because finally it's about Herge himself.
  • A little known gem in a gorgeous building. If you are not a Titntin fan when you come in you will be when you leave.
  • Bit out of the way, but a very interesting museum with a good audio tour.
  • Beautiful museum, great place to visit for Tintin fans. Had lots of information on Hergé and a neat gift shop. It was cool to see some of Hergé's original sketches of the comics we love!
  • So disappointed. My 6 y. o. son loves Tintin. We've read almost every book. He had a question he wanted to write the museum about one book. That was 8 months ago. No reply. The museum apparently doesn't respond to children who write letters. So sad. So disappointing.