WOW Comics Space

Remember your childhood heroes, and see what's new in this ever-changing universe!


WOW Spazio Fumetto
Museo del fumetto, dell'illustrazione e dell'immagine animata
Viale Campania 12, Milano

Opened on April 1st 2011 in the presence of the Mayor and the Councilor for Culture, WOW Comics Space - Museum of Comics, illustration and animation is the new home for comics in Milan. The uniqueness of his style makes it a unique international flair, with a careful look at all possible influences of media and genres. WOW enables artists, publishers, enthusiasts and curious to learn more about the comic even in its contemporary production, for discussion of various topics in a 360 ° perspective of development and growth, focusing on teaching and on the aggregation through ninth Art. WOW Comics Space houses permanent and temporary exhibitions, cultural events, corporate or private, projections, interactive workshops and offers the public a library of more than 8,000 pieces, a modern cafeteria and a well-stocked bookshop customizable.

Opening dates and times:

From Tuesday to Friday: 3:00pm - 7:00pm; Saturday and Sunday 3:00pm - 8:00pm.

Closure: National Holidays, August and Mondays.

Guided visits available in Italian from 3:00pm to 6:00pm, for groups up to 30 people.

Reservations must be made at least 2 business days before the visit for individuals, at least 5 days for groups from 15 to 30 people.

In order to purchase some of the museum books (only Italian edition available here), please click here.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: After succesfully completing a reservation, you will receive two e- mails: the copy of your order (immediately after submitting your order) and the confirmation mail (one working day after). In order to receive them, please make sure you insert your e-mail address correctly and check that your anti-spam filter or antivirus are not blocking mails from our address [email protected] Special attention for AOL mailbox users.

PLEASE NOTICE: Confirmed time is not always the same time you requested; museum automatically confirms the closest available time on the same date if requested time is sold out.

Cancellation policy: it's possible to cancel at least 3 days before the visit in order to receive a refund of the cost of tickets, minus service fee. Further cancellations and no shows are not refundable.

How to get there:

Tramway: 27. Bus: 73. Trolley Bus: 90, 91, 93.
Train: stop Porta Vittoria

WOW Comics Space

Welcome to a museum out of the ordinary! Step into welcoming spaces which are the gateway to a universe of narration through images, communication, and creativity. Discover how the comic strip mixes with movies. Learn about the encounter between the worlds of the comic book and those of popular literature, music, and games.  Remember your childhood heroes, and see what\'s new in this ever-changing universe!

Cartoon tells the story of the comic strip and opens the doors onto new opportunities for modern communication. Changing exhibitions explore the artistic and narrative possibilities of sequential art, presenting works by authors from all over the world and from various periods.

Built and managed by the Fondazione Franco Fossati, the WOW Space for Comics was inaugurated on April 1, 2011. It is a vibrant place for the preservation and enhancement of the Ninth Art, and the new home for comics in Milan.

WOW Comics Space houses permanent and temporary exhibitions, cultural events, projections, interactive workshops, and offers the public a library with more than 8,000 pieces, a modern cafeteria, and a well-stocked bookshop.

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