Belgian Comic Strip Center, Brussels

2.7
#11 of 88 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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  • It's a great place to visit! Here's the comic, it's like a bag! You can see the very famous Tintin adventures, the Blue Spirit and other famous comic paintings. It is simplified and stated in English. It is worth mentioning that there is a sculpture of ' Sanmao ' painting in the museum, which proves the special friendship between China and Billy.
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  • Excellent plan if you are in Brussels and we love comics. The whole Belgian comic is on display. We even had dinner, it was very overall good and friendly.
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