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The House of the Comic Strip

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Great visit

Great and interesting museum. Would definitely recommend to lovers of comics, Tintin and Smurfs... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
Worksop, England, United Kingdom
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Easily my favorite museum in Brussels - a must visit for fans

Well, if you are thinking about visiting this place then ask yourself this question: "do you like... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2018
Nicosia, Cyprus
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Boulevard de l'Imperatrice 1, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Great and interesting museum. Would definitely recommend to lovers of comics, Tintin and Smurfs. They have some great displays and comic statues.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JennCapps
Reviewed April 24, 2018

Well, if you are thinking about visiting this place then ask yourself this question: "do you like comics/comic strips?" If the answer is yes then you must visit it. I really liked both the historic aspect of the museum and the emphasis on the art...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank pynatfar
Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

I visit every time I'm in Brussels. All the comic books I grew up with are represented. Follow the artist as he created characters. My eyes water when I find a memory, and there are many.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank IBPeter
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

The building is very interesting, a shop with a lot of ideas for gifts and a nice atmospheric cafe to relax

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank LoukasLoukas
Reviewed July 13, 2017

I am a huge fan of Belgium cartoonists and characters - Tintin, The Smurfs, Asterix, Luck Luc... and this is their house in Brussels. The museum's house was designed by Victor Horta, one of the greatest art deco architects of all time, and it is...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Fábio S
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

Not necessarily only for fans! Fascinating lol into the production and design aspects as well as the art. Good for all ages.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

This is a nice museum shedding the light onto origins and evolution of Cartoons. The museum is made of 2 floors above the Ground floor. The museum is structured in a way that provides visitors with enough time and information to understand Cartoons. In addition...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

It was a nice museum don't get me wrong. But you will enjoy it much more when you know more than well a lot about comics and cartoons. For people like us with less knowledge and not as interested by it as aficionados, we could...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Tureatan
Reviewed August 29, 2016

I spent 3 lovely hours in 'La maison de la bande dessinee". Here are 32 exhibitions of originals representative of Belgian culture. It's about Tintin, Spirou artists, including Peyo (The Smurfs), Morris (Lucky Luke), Andre Franquin (Marsupilami and Gaston), Jean Van Hamme, William Vance (XIII)...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank leoatomix
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