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Visit : Museum/Discover, Art Nouveau, Architectural Heritage

Belgian Comic Strip Centre - BCSC

Belgian Comic Strip Centre - BCSC
© Daniel Fouss
  • Address:

    Rue des Sables 20
    1000 BRUXELLESBelgium

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  • Opening Dates
    • All year round
      • Daily : 10:00-18:00

Belgian Comic Strip Centre - BCSC
© Daniel Fouss
Belgian Comic Strip Centre - BCSC
© Daniel Fouss
Belgian Comic Strip Centre - BCSC
© Daniel Fouss

Situated in the heart of Brussels in the majestic setting of an Art Nouveau temple (built by Victor Horta in 1906), the Belgian Comic Strip Centre (CBBD) has been open to the public since 6 October 1989.

In just a few years, this big museum has become one of the main attractions in Brussels. Every year, more than 200,000 visitors come to see the permanent and temporary exhibitions mounted here across the Centre’s more than 4000 m².

While the exhibitions help to make this temple a lively, dynamic and attractive place, the CBBD also promotes comic strips and has a modern documentation centre with a catalogue that can be accessed online. Among its many activities, the CBBD also holds exhibitions, conferences and creative workshops, gives advice and publishes books.

Only open on 2 Mondays in the year: 26/12 and 02/01.
Open on public holidays, except on 25/12 and 01/01.

The Belgian Comic Strip Centre offers various options: guided tours of the museum, guided tours of the Comic Strip Route (painted comic strip façades in Brussels) or guided tours of the Marc Sleen Museum. Don’t delay – check them out!

The Belgian Comic Strip Center also has a brasserie with an inimitable atmosphere you will only find in Brussels: La Brasserie-Restaurant Horta.

Groups: maximum 25 persons per guide.
Free entry to children under 6.

People with Reduced Mobility
Wheelchair users enter the museum via the Brasserie Horta, where there is a ramp (go through the door to the right of the main entrance). There is a wheelchair available.

Library and documentation centre (open to over 16s)
Tuesday to Thursday: 12pm to 5pm - Friday: 12pm to 6pm - Saturday: 10am to 6pm. Closed Sunday and Monday.

Comic strip reading room (open to all)
Tuesday to Thursday, 10am to 5pm. Friday and Saturday, 10am to 6pm. Sunday: 12pm to 6pm. Closed Monday.



  • tel. : +32 (0) 2 219 19 80
  • fax : +32 (0) 2 219 23 76
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