Belgian Comic Strip Center, Brussels, Belgium
Rue des Sables 20, Brussels, Belgium 1000| Map |
Located in a majestic Art Nouveau building created by Victor Horta in 1906, the Belgian Comic Strip Center opened its doors to the public in 1989 in Brussels, Belgium. A top area attraction, the Belgian Comic Strip Center combines the Ninth Art and Art Nouveau, two artistic forms of expression that have always been particularly cherished in Brussels. At this kid-friendly museum featuring permanent and temporary exhibits, a reading room and activities, visitors can become acquainted with Belgium's best-known comic strip heroes, which include Tintin, Spirou, Bob and Bobette, the Smurfs and Lucky Luke. Permanent exhibits include The Invention of Comic Strip, The Art of Comic Strip, Horta and the Waucquez Warehouse and The Museum of Imagination. Original artwork and unique objects make this an interesting visit for all ages. The reading room is open to the public and offers more than 3,000 albums translated in 36-plus languages. Tours and children?s activities are also offered, although only in French and Dutch. In addition to promoting the Ninth Art, which includes the creation of the Brussels Comic Strip Route, Comic Strip stamps, etc., the Belgian Comic Strip Center also serves as a comic-related resource center in Brussels, Belgium.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
Children ages 7 to 11 with a passion for comics can celebrate their birthday with a treasure hunt and cake at the Belgian Comic Strip Center in Brussels, Belgium.
Address: Rue des Sables 20, Brussels, Belgium 1000| Map
Hours: Tue-Sun 10 am - 6 pm. Closed New Year's Day and Christmas Day.
Price: Adults (19+): 8 EUR; Children (12-18): 6 EUR; Children under 12: 3 EUR; Seniors (65+): 6 EUR