It’s been thirty years since a villainous penguin, a pair of wrong trousers and the greatest railway chase of all time appeared on TV screens, and the Cartoon Museum is taking a look back at how it was made.
About Cartoon MuseumA modest sized museum that focuses on the comic and cartoon.
It has a permanent gallery of cartoon prints, mostly Georgian and Victorian political satires.
There is then a rotating series of displays which change several times a year focusing on either a specific artist, or a genre of comics.
63 Wells Street,
- Adults: £9.50
- Concession (over 60 y/o): £6
- Students: £4
- Universal Credit: £2
- Under-18s, ArtFund, London Pass, Members: Free
Prices last checked September 2023.Link to Cartoon Museum's website
The museum is open daily (except Monday) from 10:30am to 5:30pm, and open late to 8pm on Thursdays.
Opening hours last checked September 2023.
For accessibility information, scroll to the bottom of this page.
Exhibitions open at the moment
An exhibition to mark the film's 30th anniversary.
10:30am to 5:30pm
New Oxford Street
Ends on Sun 14th April 2024
Future events at Cartoon Museum
Simon Postgate - son of Oliver Postgate - will be hosting a live talk exploring the making of Clangers from his perspective as a young boy in the seventies.
Wednesday, 6th Dec 6pm to 7:30pm
Frequently asked questions
What's the nearest railway station to Cartoon Museum
The nearest station is Oxford Circus Tube Station which is 0.2 miles away.