Comic books are in a veritable world of their own. This art form has its own history. The musée de la bande dessinée or Museum of Comics in Angoulême, the largest museum of comics in Europe, opened its doors to the public in June 2009. It is located in old industrial warehouses on the banks of the Charente.
Fully renovated and extended with a new area of 5000 m² (SHON), these old warehouses host the prestigious permanent collection dedicated to comics, an art form which made Angouleme famous internationally.
The new site overlooks a vast esplanade, with serene views over the Charente, and the historic town of Angoulême visible in the distance.
A place of conservation, but also a multi-purpose place dedicated to the image, as well as a venue for all audiences, the Museum of Comics in Angoulême is a place of scientific reference, with unique archives and a fully equipped bookshop.
January 2nd to June 30th - Tuesday to Friday, 10AM to 6PM. Saturdays and Sundays from 2 to 6PM.
July 1st to August 31st - Monday to Friday from 10AM to 7PM, and weekends from 2 to 7PM.
September 1st to December 31st -Tuesday to Friday from 10AM to 6PM, and weekends from 2 to 6PM.
Closed May and January 1st, and December 25th.
5€ (full), 3,50€ (reduced), 2,50€ (young)
From Monday 1 September to Wednesday 31 December 2014 :
From Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 to 18:00
Saturday, Sunday from 14:00 to 18:00
Admission prices :
Up to 18 years : Free
Full price : 6.5 €
Unemployed : 4 €
Students : 4 €
Disabled (adults) : 4 €
Closed on 1 January, 1 May and 25 December