Thursday, May 14, 2009

Teddy Bear Museum in Jeju Island

In Jeju Island in South Korea, there is a Teddy Bear Museum. It has a large collection of teddy bears. There are two galleries, with many different themes.

Being a museum for Teddy Bears, how can it miss out the most expensive Teddy Bear in the world? Yes, this LV Teddy Bear is the world's most expensive piece of Teddy Bear. It will set you back by around 2 billion wons (~S$200K).

In the museum, it is truely a world of Teddy Bears. You see, they even invaded the Qing Emperor's terra cotta's :)

And the 'creation' of Teddy Bear version of Adam ...

And the thinking Teddy Bear...

It is actually quite fun to pay a visit to this museum. It brings you back to your childhood days, with all the cute bears. The museum also has a gift shop, selling everything Teddy Bear. Just for you information, almost all the goods in the gift shop is 'Made in China'.

The museum has a website too, but the last time I tried it didn't work. Anyway, it is:

You can find more information at the following links: