Cartoon Library & Museum

cartoon-museum-library-columbusAdmission to the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum is free.

  • Open: Tuesday – Sunday from 1:00 – 5:00 pm (Closed holidays and between exhibitions)
  • Location: (Map It) Sullivant Hall at Ohio State University on 1813 N High St. in Columbus, Ohio
  • Phone: 614-292-0538 / Email: cartoons@osu.edu
  • Web: http://cartoons.osu.edu/

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum houses the world’s largest collection of comic strip tear sheets and clippings. It also is home to unique, original art and manuscript materials.

The collection features editorial cartoons, comic strips, comic books, graphic novels, sports cartoons and magazine cartoons. It holds 300,000 original cartoons, 45,000 books, 67,000 serials (including comic books), 3,000 linear feet of manuscript materials and 2.5 million comic strip clippings and newspaper pages