Comic Strip Museum in
offers both young and old alike the opportunity to interactively learn the
history of comics and how they came about. With popular characters from not
only Dutch cartoonists, which include Suske & Wiske, Eric de Noorman and
Agent 327, but also international favorites such as Donald Duck, Asterix the
Gaul, and The Moomins, to mention but a few. This is the perfect place to get
an idea of to the history of cartooning. Groningen
Cartoonists can regularly be seen there ‘live in action’. There is also ‘De Belofte’ (‘The Promise’), a permanent competition in search of up and coming talent. This is divided into two categories, the first being ages 10 – 15 and the second 16 years and older.
Throughout the year the museum has permanent as well as temporary exhibitions on view and is open the whole year round, Tuesday to Thursday 10.00 – 17.00 at Shopping Centre, The Westerhaven, Westerhaven 71, 9718 AC,
. Telephone: 050-3178470. Groningen
Entrance: € 7,00 for adults, € 5,75 for children (3-11 years) and pensioners.
The museum can be found in the Westerhaven in Groningen and it is possible to see illustrators live in action as well as participate in workshops, where courses are given in how to go about drawing a cartoon.
Further information can be found on the
Museum website (Dutch).
First published in the Connections magazine #9 October 2005