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Saturday, March 12, 2011

The Teddy Bear Museum Jeju Island

The beginning of teddy bear story is from a bear hunting trip held by the 26th United States of America’s president, Theodore Roosevelt. The word “Teddyas his nick name from “Theodore”. According to the story, Theodore Roosevelt held a bear hunting  event  buat had not shot any bear until the end of the bear hunting. One of his staff caught a bear and lashed it to a tree for president to shoot. President Roosevelt refused because it was not inappropriate for sports man.  



If you visit to the South Korea, you should visit The Teddy Bear Museum in Jeju Island. You can find everything about teddy bears inside and outside of the museum. The Jeju Teddy Bear Museum was opened for public on April 2001. It has galleries, museum gift shop that you can find various teddy bear souvenirs and café. Also you can see the beautiful view of Chungmoon beach from the outside garden.


Goong Teddy Bears ^^


Operation hours :
09:00 - 19:00 (tickets on sale until 18:00)
Summer(Jul. 16 - Aug. 25)  09:00 - 22:00 (tickets on sale until 21:00)

Admission:
Adults: 6,000 won (Groups: 5,000 won)
Youths: 5,000 won (Groups: 4,000 won)
Children and Soldiers: 4,000 won (Groups: 3,000 won)
Group: 20 people or more

Directions: Jeju -> Seobu Industrial Road (or 1100 Road) -> Jungmun -> Jungmun Resort Complex

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