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A Good Collection of Bears - but very brief

At full price you’d feel short changed but more on that in a minute. You go up some stairs and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
PhilHough
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Wantage, United Kingdom
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Rainy day visit

Visited with my family on a holiday rainy day. If you love teddy bears then this is worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Philip K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Buy a gold pass and do all five museums 47.99 family of 4 teddy bear the best to all teddy lovers and even the teenages will be smiling so many bears to see great photo's we loved the hall of fame wall of bears two...More

Thank Kathryn S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At full price you’d feel short changed but more on that in a minute. You go up some stairs and there are two themes running. Firstly some giant teddy bears who are the “family”, and then a collection of teddy bears which easily rivals most...More

Thank PhilHough
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is massively over-priced: you ascend some stairs and basically roam around approximately 5 small rooms full of frankly bizarre and disordered displays of musty toys. I walked as slowly as possible and had seen everything in 20 minutes. Although some of it will stay...More

2  Thank Kiddo D
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Some people have said this establishment is too small , to those people I say It's a perfect place for young children to explore. Each room is decorated and filled with items from bygone days , so interesting for adults too along with life size...More

1  Thank Sue H
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We arrived and purchased the gold pass that grants entry into all 5 museums (although 2 of them are just upstairs and not really their own museum). Total cost for 2 adults and 5 children was £88!!!!! All 5 museums were boring and severely lacking...More

1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Visited with my family on a holiday rainy day. If you love teddy bears then this is worth a visit. Great for learning the history of the teddy bear and my 8 year old enjoyed completing the facts sheet. Also a well stocked shop full...More

Thank Philip K
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Underwhelmed, Not worth it as a stand-alone visit, only as part of the offer to visit all of The Dorchester museums. The best I can say is ok for younger children. This a “replica” of the ted that sold for......

1  Thank anpjWirral
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This trip to Dorchester's Teddy Bear Museum was a delight. Life size bears....including The 3 Bears in Bed...plus other greatly loved Bears such as Paddington and Rupert were well show -cased in this unassuming museum. We went on a particularly sunny day expecting it to...More

Thank Lin O
Reviewed 21 July 2018

its ok but thought it would be bigger but it made an interesting 1/2 hour out of the heat. parking near by was a bonus

Thank 2014premr
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
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