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My youngest loved it

A nice place for a short visit on a rainy day. Lots of childhood memories. My six year old son... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Mark B
Wareham, United Kingdom
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A place both parents and children can enjoy

This tiny museum is jam packed with a history of both teddy bears and other famous figures Sooty... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
Rosie T
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Cnr. of High East Street and Salisbury Street, Dorchester DT1 1JU, England
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

If you like your teddy bears this is well worth a visit. Packed with bears from full size to the tiniest and laid out in a way that takes you through their story and how we regard them today. Kids and adults will love it.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

A nice place for a short visit on a rainy day. Lots of childhood memories. My six year old son loved the place and doing the quiz

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Vistited on Sat.17th.lots to see was back in my childhood.lots of things I had forgotten, didn't allow enough time had to get back to car park.will go back again.Good value for money.

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 16 February 2018

A good memory jogger of the types of storylines some bears have had through time, unfortunately this will be of no use to anyone in a wheelchair or not able to use stairs, there is no alternative to get the the floor level this is...More

1  Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 15 February 2018

As with the other so called ‘five attractions’ in Dorset - overpriced, a bit tired looking and quite a lot of dust. More variety in the shop if you want to pay an extra tenner for an old looking teddy. You might as well stay...More

Thank blodwyn2018
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

This tiny museum is jam packed with a history of both teddy bears and other famous figures Sooty and Sweep, Rupert Bear about Winnie the Pooh. I don’t know who enjoyed it more Granny, Mummy or Grandchild! It certainly brought back happy memories of special...More

Thank Rosie T
Reviewed 27 December 2017

On a day when we visited 3 museums in Dorchester this was the one I least looked forward to but in actual fact was the most fun of all of them. Children adore the exhibits and there are some great photo opportunities in the exhibits....More

Thank kushty500
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We paid £6.50 each and was the only people there and was around it with in 30mins... so over priced and not really that good, reminded me of an old ladies spare bedroom. We didn't take the offer to pay more to go to the...More

Thank Newmrslin
Reviewed 27 October 2017

A steep climb to the Teddy Bear Museum was well worth it. My daughter loves teddy bears & although it's a little pricey for what it is, the enjoyment that younger children will get from this is brilliant. They showcase a large number of teddies...More

Thank Vix8323
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Quirky small museum that brought back pleasant childhood memories. Note to visitors: due to the stairs, it may be difficult for some who may be unfirm.

Thank Dawn W
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