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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The Cartoon Museum
35 Little Russell StreetHolbornLondonWC1A 2HH
- +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
Cute but serious small museum, this summer highlighting Tenniel's Alice in Wonderland illustrations and their use in later art.more
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
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.
Great place esp when they hold special exhibitions
like the one I saw on Ronald Searle : wonderful!
Its in a little street off Museum Street, & there's
a nice Pizza Express to go to for lunch before or
after your visit, which is contained in the same huge building
as the Museum & which I remember in the 60's as a dairy
The wonderful Political Cartoon Gallery in Bloomsbury has
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 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_Searle) which I found immensely interesting. There is also a second floor with...more