Cartoon Museum Tours and Activities
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From colorful murals to political caricatures or classic comics, London’s Cartoon Museum is bursting with the best of British cartoons. The museum’s permanent collection includes more than 1,700 original cartoons, comics, caricatures, and animations, dating from the 18th-century to the present day, plus a library filled with thousands of books, comics, and graphic novels.
Highlights include works by classic British artists like Hogarth, James Gillray and Thomas Rowlandson; Victorian cartoonists including John Leech and George Cruikshank; and other big names including H.M. Bateman, William Heath Robinson, Steve Bell, Pont, Gerald Scarfe, and Ronald Searle. Whatever your tastes, the nostalgic exhibits have something for everyone, with works from Private Eye, The Beano, Dennis the Menace, Dan Dare, Viz, and V for Vendetta; interactive activities and workshops for all ages; and a gift shop filled with unique souvenirs.
The Cartoon Museum is located on Little Russell Street, close to the British Museum, and the nearest tube station is Russell Square. The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:30am to 5:30pm, and adult admission is £7. Admission is free with the London Pass.
Address: 35 Little Russell Street, London, England
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Discover London’s top sights for one low price with the London Pass®. Choose from a 1-, 2-, 3-, 4-, 5-, 6-, or 10-day sightseeing credits package, and enjoy access to your London Pass straight from your mobile. Simply show it at the gate or ticket office to gain entrance to more than 80 attractions including Tower Bridge, Westminster Abbey, and the "View from the Shard." You also benefit from skip-the-line access at some of the city's top attractions like the London Zoo. Your pass also includes a hop-on hop-off bus tour, a Thames River cruise, a free guidebook packed with useful information, and valuable shopping and dining discounts. Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes are valid for two year from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for 30 days and/or the remaining number of attraction choices purchased.
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