Tintin Mural at Stockel Metro Station


The Adventures of Tintin Mural located inside the Stockel Metro Station is definitely one of most impressive of the city of Brussels. The sketches featuring all of the 140 characters of The Adventures of Tintin Comic Strip are displayed on both sides of the 135 meters long underground station’s wall. These were drawn by Hergé himself just before his death in 1983 and completed by the Studio Hergé and Bob de Moor for the opening of the Stockel station on August 31st, 1988.

Location of Tintin Mural at Stockel Metro Station
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Photos of Tintin Mural at Stockel Metro Station:

Stockel Undergroud Station

When the wagons leave the mural art is revealed in it’s entirety

Here are some closeups of various characters from the adventures of Tintin


Full Set of all 140 characters of The Adventures of Tintin Comic Strip


18 Responses to “Tintin Mural at Stockel Metro Station”
  1. andima 8 June 2009 at 6:46 pm #

    very nice! i'll definitely go there for having a look, thanks for sharing, pics are really nice:)

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  4. Roberta 28 July 2009 at 1:52 pm #

    I'm definitely living in the wrong city, wrong country, wrong continent… This stupid little city in the middle of Brazil has absolutely NOTHING of Tintin to buy or see, except for one comic strip or another…. I wanna go to Brussels!

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  6. Pablo 29 July 2009 at 11:05 am #

    Hey! I own one of the preliminary drawings used to make the mural. You can see it here: http://cafurl.com?i=13024. Cheers!

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  10. punt 31 July 2009 at 4:50 pm #

    wow…that's beautiful mural….:)

    I wanna go to Brussels!

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  13. estelle 23 July 2010 at 5:54 am #

    nice pictures! when we know some one who really likes to explore the life in other places, we would say he had read too much Tintin! haha.

  14. MARK SHENTON 21 August 2010 at 7:43 pm #

    THIS BEATS GRAFFITI ANY DAY!!!!!!! AS AN AVID SUPPORTER OF TINTIN THEY SHOULD DO MORE AS THE CHARACTERS HAVE HAD A HUGE INFLUENCE ON MY LIFE AND MY CHILDREN'S.DREAM AND IMAGINE YOU ARE LIVING TESE ADVENTURES.

  15. emily 10 January 2011 at 10:33 pm #

    oh my god save me from this bad country with moron and stupid people. they dont now any thing about tan tan and books, my god please save me i want to live Brussels!

  16. Helga 21 September 2012 at 11:34 am #

    nice pictures. but have you ever been in Brussels to say that u want to live there? when i was there I found it really dirty, a lot of rubish on streets and smell of urine everywhere!!!! i was really shocked!

    • Vincent 22 September 2012 at 1:58 pm #

      I have taken all the pictures on my website myself and have been living in Brussels for the last 19 years now.

  17. John Smith 17 March 2014 at 7:45 pm #

    Curious, if you have the complete mural sequentially in order. Start to finish. Haven't been able to find any them anyplace.

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