Comic-Con Museum

CELEBRATING THE MAGIC OF THE POPULAR ARTS, YEAR ROUND

As part of Comic-Con, the world-renowned comics and popular arts convention, Comic-Con Museum is a participatory space focused on celebrating and bringing together diverse audiences for shared vibrant experiences featuring comics, film, television, cosplay, science fiction, fantasy, books, video games, anime, and other related popular arts.

With interactive exhibits that are updated regularly, hands-on STEAM based art-making activities, panels, movie screenings, and other dynamic programming, you will always find something new and exciting to explore.


NEW HOURS!

Effective January 1, 2024, Comic-Con Museum is now open Thursday to Tuesday, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, and closed on Wednesdays!


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POPNOLOGY

Immerse yourself in the world of POPnology, Comic-Con Museum’s latest interactive exhibit that demonstrates the connection between pop culture and real-world technology!

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COLLEEN DORAN ILLUSTRATES NEIL GAIMAN

Comic-Con Museum presents Colleen Doran Illustrates Neil Gaiman, an exhibition of original art by the award-winning artist Colleen Doran featuring her illustrations of stories by Neil Gaiman including ChivalrySnow, Glass, ApplesThe SandmanTroll BridgeAmerican GodsNorse Mythology; and Good Omens.

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FROM BIG DOTS TO THE DIGITAL UNIVERSE: THE EVOLUTION OF COMIC BOOK COLOR

Embark on a journey through the vibrant history of comic book coloring with Comic-Con Inkpot Award recipient Steve Oliff! 

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COWBOY BEBOP 25TH ANNIVERSARY ART EXHIBITION

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the iconic anime “COWBOY BEBOP,” a gallery of commissioned art was created to capture the essence of the series’ iconic characters, settings, and themes through the unique style and interpretation of the artists.

EXCELSIOR! THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF STAN LEE

This year, Comic-Con Museum and Kartoon Studios, the controlling partner to the “Stan Lee Universe” IP, present a first-ever exhibit to celebrate his 100 years of legacy.

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CARDBOARD SUPERHEROES

This exhibit features life-size and miniature cardboard creations that are the work of the Cardboard Superheroes, Connor and Bauer Lee.



Thank you Prebys Foundation for your generous contribution of $100,000 to support our mission.

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Exterior Comic-Con Museum in Balboa Park, San Diego.

VISIT

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EXHIBITS

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EVENTS

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MAKERSPACES

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EDUCATION

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