Museums reviewed by parents: The Cartoon Museum, London
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That’s not a reflection of the superb displays offered by the museum, but an indication of how it is specifically showcasing a medium of art that may not appeal directly to young children who, understandably, would not recognise characters being mocked.
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You can see the results of kids' work on the Cartoon Museum YouTube channel.
The Cartoon Museum is part of London's Museum Mile, a collection of 13 museums all in the mile-long walk from King's Cross to the River Thames. Play a whole day of museum-hopping!
Food and drink options
Getting there, prices and opening hours
Mon - Sat: 10.30 - 17.30 (including Bank Holidays)
Sun 12.00 - 17.30
Please check the website before you visit as the Museum is occasionally closed for maintenance work.
FREE: Under-18s, registered disabled and carer (Children 12 or under must be accompanied by an adult)
Pocket money shop purchases
Books, magazines Cartoon Museum publications, greetings cards, gifts and stationery are available to purchase in the Museum shop.
Online treasures if you're too far to visit
Explore the museum's collections online and follow links to other cartoon resources available online.
Links to the National Curriculum
- KS1 and KS2 English: story telling
- KS1 and KS2 art: self-portraits, caricatures
- KS1 and KS2 history: World War I and World War II
Photography: © Cartoon Museum. The Beano © D C Thomson
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