Founded in 2006, the Cartoon Museum is London’s first devoted to the art of caricature, cartoon and comic. Located minutes from the British Museum, its two floors are hung with all manner of cartoon genius from the 18th century to date, including classic war cartoons, rare and original comics and caricatures of the famous (a recent exhibition included Chaplin, Garbo and stars of the silver screen). Archived here are national treasures from the great 18th century era of satire and vintage artwork from the pages of Punch and Private Eye. The museum is decorated with a mural featuring the work of some of the finest contemporary cartoonists, and a 3000-book library and shop complete the visit. One of London’s quirkiest experiences and not to be missed.