Il est installé dans les anciens magasins Waucquez, construit par Victor Horta en 1906. Le musée abrite une incroyable collection historique et contemporaine de planches et d’objets relatifs à la bande dessinée et à ses auteurs. On peut suivre également dans une des premières salles la genèse d’une bande dessinée.
Au rez-de-chaussée se trouve la bédéthèque la plus importante du monde ainsi qu’une salle de lecture.
Belgium, one of the main actors in the comic strips, had to have its own museum over this art.
It is installed in the old Waucquez stores, built by Victor Horta in 1906. This museum shelters an incredible historical and contemporary collection of plates and objects over the comic strip and its authors. You can also follow in one of the first halls the genesis of the comic strip. On the ground floor, you will find the largest comic strip library in the world, one reading room and a restaurant which makes a good stopover to have lunch.
limited parking spaces on the street
no reserved parking spaces for the PRM
very irregular street
the main entrance has three steps to climb, so the persons in a wheelchair enter through a side door leading to the restaurant.
This door is not always open.
the ground floor is entirely at floor-level
access to the other floors by elevator, to the right of the stairs, behind a door
the adapted toilet is also located on the ground floor behind the same door, unfortunately there is just one adapted toilet, the door is 1.20 m large
the exhibition is located on the first floor, there are no stairs and the spaces are connected with ramps measuring 1.50 m which simplifies the circulation
to get to the congressroom you need to take steps, this blocks the access for the wheelachairusers
ground floor at floor-level
access to the storeys via an elevator.
is located on the ground floor
everything is at floor-level
the passage between the racks is too small, wheelchairusers cannot get through.