Relatively small and relatively interesting. Probably not best suited to children, despite the obvious efforts of the management. More suited to those interested in politics and social history.
About The Cartoon Museum
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Very interesting place to spend an hour or so. Section dedicated to comics (remember Bunty anyone?) and lots of political cartoons and cartoon strips (Andy Capp, Fred Bassett etc) plus lots from 1930s onwards. Highly recommend.
Just 5 minutes walk from the Birtish Museum, so an extra idea . Small and not much advertised this museum has a small shop. There are discounts for seniors. The collection of cartoons starts in the restrooms - check these and the back of the...More
This brings back memories of old favourites such as Fred Bassett, Flook, Garfield, the Eagle and so on and so on........ There are also political cartoons from previous centuries. Cartoons can be funny or satirical, challenging (i.e. Viz and Private Eye) or just laugh out...More
A small museum devoted to cartoons, from the very earliest, incorporating newspaper strips, satire and comics (Beano, Dandy and Viz all get mentions). It is quite a small museum seeingly converted from a large period house, so space is limited. This meant that ther memories...More
It could be argued that we live in a golden age for cartoons but wandering through the small museum highlights that cartoons have a long and glorious history. There wasn’t an exhibit that wasn’t worth looking at, so although the museum consists of only a...More
What a wonderful museum spent an hour reading back copies of the beano and as for the political cartoons even better.
A group of friends (some retired, some NOT!) looking for different unusual places in London to enjoy... We booked a talk and then self-guided ourselves around the Carton Museum. The talk was EXCELLENT & set us up well for a leisurely exploration of the 100s...More
This is a good little museum tucked away but was relatively busy when we visited. The permanent display is a great overview of the use of cartoons through time and the temporary displays were also good with one on comic strips which to my delight...More