A collection of antique bears and the history of the Teddy Bear from 1902. See the story of the Teddy Roosevelt bear, artist bears, Steiff historic bears, Good bears of the World and their history of giving, presented in a BBC video.
Located at the King Vintage Museum
40680 Highway 41
Open Wed-Sat 10-4
WILD WONDERFUL KING VINTAGE MUSEUM
The Wild Wonderful King Vintage Museum has been accepting visitors from around the world since 2002 and moved October 2008 to its new, expanded location at 40680 Highway 41 in Oakhurst just north of the Days Inn.
The museum opened with a feature exhibit of the Civil War era. The main feature changes each season. The featured exhibits have included a Bridal Collection, Nifty Fifties, Winter Wonderland, Textures and Styles, and more.
Visit the Victorian Room and see the 1790 ballroom slippers worn by Miss Lucy Wilson; the new exhibit Dressing a Victorian Woman; dresses from the 1800's; and purses, fans, and hats from centuries past. Other exhibits include a Civil War sword, Civil War discharge papers, and military uniforms. In addition, there is a children's area as well as shelves lined with a fantastic hat collection of cloches, bonnets, cartwheels, mourning bonnets, and more dating back to the Victorian times through the 1960's.
Of course, tours may be arranged - call the Museum for more information.
Step back in history and learn about the lifestyles of and fashion of the past era and see the beauty of vintage fashion. Learn about the efforts that the museum has taken to preserve the collections for generations to come.
Admission $ 3.00
Wild Wonderful Women & Friends ~ PO Box 303, Oakhurst CA 559-683-3600 ~ firstname.lastname@example.org Wild Wonderful Women & Friends, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3. Your donations are tax deductible. Receipts are available.