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The Teddy Bear Museum

The Teddy Bear Museum


Covid-19 update - Owing to the current situation the museum is closed.  Please keep checking the website and social media for further information.  We look forward to welcoming you to the museum soon.

Don't miss Edward Bear and his family of people-sized bears in this unique museum.  Filled with evocative and atmospheric displays of teddy bears developed throughout the 20th century, from the earliest bears right up until today’s TV favourites, they are all there waiting to greet you at this enchanting family museum.  Set in the ‘house’ of Edward Bear, a human sized teddy bear and avid bear collector, visitors can enjoy his extensive collection.

Meet Michael, the museum's oldest bear, made in 1906 who is based on the original teddy bear design and pattern as well as famous bears such as Rupert Bear, Winnie the Pooh and Paddington. The whole visit is great nostalgic fun!

Open Apr-Sept 10am - 5pm, Oct-Mar 10am-4pm.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£6.50 per ticket
Child£5.50 per ticket
Child Under 3Free

Opening Times

Opening Dates (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Jan 2021)

* **COVID-19 update - Currently Closed**

Special Offers

  • 5 Great Visits for the Price of 2 with a Gold Saver Pass

    Visit The Dinosaur Museum, Tutankhamun Exhibition, Teddy Bear Museum, Terracotta Warriors Museum and Mummies for the price of two* visits, all in Dorchester and within easy walking distance of each other. Get yours now, online at or at entry to any of the attractions. Tickets are valid for 1 Week!  More info on all the museums in the group can be found here.

    * Based on visits to the Tutankhamun Exhibition and the Dinosaur Museum.

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