Teddy Bear Museum, Dorset

The Teddy Bear Museum

The Teddy Bear Museum is in Dorchester, Dorset. It first opened in Bournemouth in 1990 as The Bournemouth Bears and in 1995 relocated to Dorchester, where it was renamed Teddy Bear House. It moved again to accommodate a growing collection, and became The Dorset Teddy Bear Museum. It is Britain’s oldest teddy bear museum and […]

Sandwich Doll Museum

Sandwich Doll Museum

As Fiona Candlin writes elsewhere on this site, one problem when researching small museums is that there may be very little information available about them. These two postcards are almost all we have of The Precinct Toy Collection, also known as The Sandwich Doll Museum. We can see that it contained Doll’s Houses, and another […]