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Belgian comics have played a large role in the development and popularity of comic books since the 20th century, especially in Europe. Since the worldwide success of many Belgian comics, comics themselves have become a part of Belgian culture. This package will introduce you and your family to Belgian's greatest comics and comic artists.
Day 2: Explore comics in Brussels
Visit the Belgian Comics Strip Center
The Belgian Comic Strip Center has honored the creators and heroes of the 9th Art (Comics) for more than 25 years. The regularly renewed permanent exhibitions and a diversified programme of temporary exhibitions enable visitors to discover the countless aspects of comics art. TinTin and the Smurfs lead the way towards further adventures, an encounter with a world where creativity has no limits.
Comic Graffiti-walls walk
Brussels' comic book heritage can even be seen on the city's walls and buildings. Walk down the Brussels streets and raise your eyes! A joyful stroll for enthusiasts and the inquisitive from 7 to 77 years of age. All across Brussels, there are large comic murals to be found, admired, and photographed by you.
Day 3: Tin Tin in Louvain-La-Neuve
MOOF - Museum Of Original Figurines
This museum is the culmination of a combined effort of a group of passionate comic strip collectors. When visiting the museum, and going from one area to another, you'll discover the great myths of the comic strip in the form of genuine "little" works of art. A complete and unique collection dedicated to the heroes of comic strips.
The Hergé Museum takes you on a journey through the life of one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century; Georges Remi, also known as Hergé, the creator of Tin Tin. More than 80 original plates, 800 photographs, documents, and objects have been brought together under one roof. The building itself was designed and built within the picturesque green setting of Walloon Brabant, by the architect Christian de Portzamparc: A little like a grail hidden in a sacred grove!