Explore the rich history of Muffy VanderBear—the smallest member of the fashionably dressed and collectible VanderBear family (named after the Vanderbilts) of plush toys—at the Bear Necessities: The World of Muffy VanderBear display opening at The Strong® museum.
- View dozens of examples of Muffy through the years in a range of whimsical outfits and historical, such as The Queen of Hearts, Princess and the Pea-themed Muffy, and Muffy Mozart.
- See Muffy’s international attire representing the cultures of China, Germany, Holland, and Japan.
- View holiday-themed Muffy’s, as well as ornaments and figurines, and collectibles including Muffy Club exclusives and a Muffy 20th anniversary bear.
- Meet some of Muffy’s pals, including her best friend, Hoppy VanderHare; her dog, Lulu MacFluff; and her cat, Purrlie.
Bear Necessities: The World of Muffy VanderBear remains on view through June 12, 2017, and is included in general museum admission fees.