Grants Pass, Oregon: Bear Hotel: Quirky Art Exhibits

Not a real hotel, but a museum housing nearly 70 of the town's "BearFest" community art bear statues from September through May. Also here, year-round, are elaborate themed exhibits, called "magical wonderlands."

Bear Hotel

Address:
2101 Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, OR
Directions:
I-5 exit 55. At the first stoplight turn left (south) onto NE Agness Ave. Drive a third of a mile. Turn left onto NE Spalding Ave. You'll see the Bear Hotel on the right.
Hours:
M-F by appt only. Bears are elsewhere in summer. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
541-479-3351
RA Rates:
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Bear Hotel

It's a museum of painted bears and exhibits to display them in. When I went there, the bears were arranged in an alien exhibit. There is always a Christmas section. My siblings and I individually thought we dreamed this place up until we talked to each other about it years later.

[Kelly, 08/18/2020]

Not a real hotel -- the museum houses 50 of the town's "BearFest" community art bear statues. Also here are elaborate themed exhibits, called "magical wonderlands," of painted backdrops, scenery, and occasional Italian horror movie lighting.


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