The Cartoon Museum

Behind the scenes at the Wellington Barracks. Cartoon by Bateman
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. Read More

About

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.

Prices and Opening Times

Children under 18 free FREE
Concession Ticket £3.00 (USD 4.20) to £5.00 (USD 7.00) per ticket
Adult Ticket £7.00 (USD 9.79) per ticket

Group discounts are available.

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Opening Times

Tuesday - Sunday: 10.30 - 17.30 Closed Mondays, except for bank holidays.

Venue Details & Map

The Cartoon Museum

Address
35 Little Russell Street
London
WC1A 2HH
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7580 8155

Facilities & Accessibility

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

Yelp Reviews

8.00 out of 5
based on 15 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Cartoon Museum

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

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

4.0 out of 5
21 May 2011
by Fiona G.

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

sadly gone,... 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.

Nothing... more

4.0 out of 5
06 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 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_Searle) which I found immensely interesting. There is also a second floor with... more

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