On 23rd February 2006 London’s first cartoon museum opened to the public. Situated a stone’s throw from The British Museum, The Cartoon Museum exhibits the very finest examples of British cartoons, caricature, and comic art from the 18th century to the present day.
Chortle your way round this amusing new museum, which displays British cartoons, caricatures, comics and animations.
On the ground floor, snigger at time-honoured works by Hogarth and Gillray, WWII cartoons depicting Churchill and more recent subjects of satire.
There’s an excellent selection of amusing books and cards in the shop, an extensive library and a regular cartooning workshops.
Tuesday- Saturday 10.30-5.30.
Sunday 12.00 – 5.30
Closed on Mondays including Bank Holiday Mondays.
£4.00 for adults
£3.00 for concessions
Free for students, under 18s and Friends of the Cartoon Museum
Children 12 or under must be accompanied by an adult
Tottenham Court Road Station (Northern and Central Line)
Holborn Station (Central and Piccadilly Line)
35 Little Russell Street