Build-A-Mascot • Build-A-Bear Workshop®


The Mascot Hall of Fame is home to an official Build-A-Bear Workshop® on the 2nd Floor inside the Department of Furry Arts!

Museum guests have the opportunity to make a new furry friend to take home, choosing from the MHOF’s custom Reggy and many other Build-A-Bear® favorites.  

The Build-A-Bear Workshop® is also be the perfect addition to your Birthday Party here at the MHOF! See our Birthday Party Packages for more details!


These 12 bears are 25% off, & member discounts still apply!

Visit the Mascot Hall of Fame in Whiting, Indiana to build your very own furry friend to take home! The MHOF is home to an official Build-A-Bear Workshop®!

Even though we're only open to the public on Saturdays, you can build your very own bear on other days! Call us at 219.354.8814 or email to schedule an appointment!

(Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM)

Masks are required in the building for everyone 2 years of age and older. 

Exhibits will not be accessible during appointments.

While visiting, shop our Mascot Mart - new items added!

The Mascot Hall of Fame will be taking every measure possible to ensure the health and safety of our staff and guests.  All touch points and high traffic areas will be sanitized between guests.  We will have hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes for guests use.  We require social distancing as well as masks for all guests 2 years of age and older.

Scroll through our complete MHOF Build-A-Bear Workshop® inventory below!

Everyday prices range from $22.00 to $27.50 • Accessories sold separately

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