Comics are right at home in Brussels, and you can tell! Our paper heroes are everywhere: bookshops, wall murals, exhibitions, art galleries, television, even Hollywood has fallen under their spell...
All aboard at Parc de Bruxelles! Billions of blistering blue barnacles! Comic strips lovers will be able to visit bookshops, publishers, museums, exhibitions, boutiques and numerous animations for both adults and children.
Brussels is the capital city of the comic strip and never ceases to prove it: visit the museums and exhibitions, stroll around the innumerable specialised bookshops and galleries...
Located in the heart of Brussels, in a majestic Art Nouveau building, created by Victor Horta in 1906, the Belgian Comic Strip Center opened its doors to the public on October 6th 1989.
This idea for a big trade fair, then for a museum open to all, germinated thanks to the impetus and exchanges of ideas with passionate comic strip collectors.
Celebrating the greatest masters of the Belgian school of comic strip (Marcinelle), this place puts on permanent and temporary exhibitions of famous comic strip heroes.
In the unique setting of what used to be a newspaper office, the Marc Sleen Foundation proposes a standing exhibit, a reading room and series of temporary exhibits in order to discover the many facets of an exceptional work by a superb storyteller, a master comic strip artist and a brilliant cartoonist: Marc Sleen.