Teddy Bear Museum (Stratford-upon-Avon) Reviews
Description:Closed since 2006. 19, Greenhill Street. Open daily: 9.30am-6pm (Jan & Feb 9.30am-5pm).
Newest Review: ... fee, you enter 'Teddy Roosevelt Hallway' where you can see an incredible nineteenth century hatstand depicting how bears used to be displayed and read about how the teddy bear got it's name. There is also a huge bench of bears that you can pick up and hug. My daughter loved this and insisted on hugging each bear in turn. From there you climb the stairs to the 'Bears ... more
Customer Teddy Bear Museum (Stratford-upon-Avon) Reviews (2)
by - written on 03/10/01, updated on 03/10/01 (Very useful, 523 readings)
As a Teddy Bear lover, I am so pleased to be mum to a gorgeous 3yr old girl, which gives me the perfect excuse to visit places such as this. Now forget Shakespeare, (as most have you did the moment you left the school gates). If you go to Stratford Upon Avon, the Teddy Bear Museum is the places to visit! This is home to a fantastic collection of bears from over twenty different countries. All housed in a lovely Elizabethan farmhouse, still with oak beams and narrow staircases. It is easy to find, being situated on Greenhill street which is one of the main streets in Stratford. Also easy to spot by the six foot soldier bear that stands ... Read the complete review
by - written on 12/07/00, updated on 13/07/00 (Useful, 297 readings)
So, why would anyone want to visit Stratford-on-Avon?Apparently it was the birth-place of someone called William something or other and it has a nice river and so on. However, the main attraction for anyone who considers they have real soul is, of course, the Teddy Bear Museum. Famous throughout the world - and beyond - the Teddy Bear Museum was founded in 1988 by Michelle and Gyles Brandreth (yes - that one). It is housed in one of Stratford's Elizabethan buildings on Greenhill Street, within easy walking distance of the town centre. What was, in Shakepeare's day a humble farmhouse, now houses an amazing collection of ... Read the complete review
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