1213 E. Dublin Granville Rd., Columbus, OH, US, 43229

  • Phone: (614) 885-4084
  • Fax: (614) 885-9280
4.0 out of 5 (320 reviews)
78% of guests recommend this hotel
Selected Favorite
  • Arts & Museums

    Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum

    1813 North High Street
    Columbus, OH 43210
    +1 614 292 0538

    Tu to Su from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM

    Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum is a one-of-a-kind repository in the world since it has the biggest collection of American comic art and cartoons. It was founded by Lucy Caswell in 1977 as the Milton Caniff Reading Room and had four other former names before settling for the current one in 2009. It is an ode of its famous namesake, one of the greatest American cartoonists in the early 20th-century. Their collection features graphic novels, magazine cartoons, editorial cartoons, sports cartoons, comic books and strips. There are also original manuscripts and art of legends like Walt Kelly, Edwina Dumm, Bill Watterson, Woody Gelman, Winsor McCay and many more. It presently holds a listing of 450,000 original cartoons, 67,000 serials (inclusive of 29,000 comic books), 45,000 books, 3,000 feet (914.4 meters) of palimpsest and 2.5 million comic strip tear sheets and clippings. It is the most extensive research facility recording printed cartoon artwork. The library's open hours differ from the museum's. They are from 9a to 5p every Monday through Friday and on Sundays from 1p to 5p.
    Earn valuable points toward free nights.