Picayune, Mississippi: 30,000 Teddy Bears

The Teddy Bear House Museum is arranged like a house, with seven rooms including a bear-themed bathroom and a bear man-cave. Its owners felt that the museum belonged in Mississippi because that's where Teddy Roosevelt refused to shoot a bear cub, inspiring the creation of the Teddy Bear.

Teddy Bear House Museum

Address:
1299 S. Haugh Ave., Picayune, MS
Directions:
I-59 exit 4. Drive west on Memorial Blvd for three-quarters of a mile. Turn left onto S. Haugh Ave (If you pass Pizza Hut you've gone too far). You'll see the museum ahead, on the left.
Hours:
Tu-Sa 10-5, Su 12-5 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Admission:
Adults $10.
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Teddy Bear House Museum.

30,000 Teddy Bears

Estimated to contain over 30,000 pieces in the collection, this place is a bear lover's haven. Don't be fooled by the looks from the outside -- seven bear themed rooms, two party rooms, and an expansive gift shop make up this extensive museum. Tour guide Christian was awesome!

[Luv2RV, 11/05/2022]

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