Ever wondered what it would be like to be live in a Teddybear World? Well, at Teddyville Museum in Penang you get to do just that, by witnessing all the historical moments and culture of Penang through the eyes of your furry friends.
The museum is Malaysia’s first and largest collection of Teddy Bears from different nations and eras (as early as the 1990s). It’s a great place for a family outing as they feature teddy bears varying from human sized to miniature ones.
Inside this 9000 sqft museum, there are over 1,000 adorable teddy in various colours and costumes placed in different settings to portray the historical events and attractions of Penang. It’s like a walk through a mini Penang! Checkout this photo of Sir Francis Light in teddy bear form when he first stepped onto the island:
The details on these furry bears are very impressive, big or small. And what else would Penang be famous for if it’s not the glorious hawker food stalls that sell favourite local dishes like Cendol, Char Keuy Teow and Roti Bakar.
There are even iconic Penangites that are represented on the bears like Datuk Jimmy Choo, Tan Sri P Ramlee and Datuk Nicol Ann David.
The best part is that you can hug, squeeze, and take as many selfies as you want with all the handmade human-sized teddies. Just try not to destroy them.
Not forgetting, there are also goodies and souvenirs to buy home like their cute themed-keychains and their mascot, Beary!
So, all you teddy-lovers better put this down on your bucket list and head down to Penang (it’s not that far)! Check their website for the ticket pricing.
Located on the Ground Floor (inside the building) at 56, Jalan Low Yat, 11100 Batu Ferringhi, Penang, Malaysia.
Opening hours: 9am- 6pm (Daily)
T: 016-550 5949
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