The Cartoon Museum

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The Cartoon Museum is London's first cartoon museum, dedicated to showing the best British cartoons, comics, caricatures and animation. There are regular exhibitions and events and a reference library.

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Prices and Opening Times
Adult Ticket: £7.00 (USD8.55) per ticket
Children under 18 free: Free (USD0.00)
Concession Ticket: £3.00 to £5.00 (USD3.67) per ticket

Group discounts are available.

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Opening Times:

Monday to Saturday 10:30 - 17:30 including Bank Holidays

Sunday 12:00 - 17:30

Venue Details & Map

The Cartoon Museum

35 Little Russell Street
+44 (0)20 7580 8155


Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Accessible Communication Facilities
Hearing loop system
Access Inside Building Facilities
Some routes suitable for wheelchair users
Steps within building
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 16 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Cartoon Museum

5.0 out of 5 5 June 2016
by Nancy W.

Cute museum with great exhibitions, especialy the Alice one.more

4.0 out of 5 16 August 2015
by Diana B.

Cute but serious small museum, this summer highlighting Tenniel's Alice in Wonderland illustrations and their use in later art.more

2.0 out of 5 23 May 2014
by Marlon T.

This is a small, cute museum that I thought would be bigger and more interesting. It's basically a bunch of interesting art from local artists. There were some cool-looking drawings posted all over the walls, but really nothing you need to go out of your way for. I had the London Pass book which had a funny picture as a preview of the museum--that picture was one of the few cool things I saw...more

2.0 out of 5 18 July 2012
by Mike C.

I would think that this "Cartoon Museum" would be suited best in a much larger museum as a separate exhibit.

Luckily I didn't have to pay for my entrance since this was part of the London Pass. It's a small museum that also has a gift shop as soon as you walk in.

Most of the "cartoons" are of the British descent, but there were some products from the good ol U.S.A. around as well.


4.0 out of 5 6 May 2010
by Bruce K.

Located around the corner from the British Museum, the Cartoon Museum is completely dwarfed in size. But that's okay, because what they have here is really neat. Collections of cartoons and comics throughout the ages.

When I visited, there was a huge exhibit on Ronald Searle ( which I found immensely interesting. There is also a second floor with...more

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