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! 


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®!

Stop in and check us out! We have dozens of bears to choose from, and even a sloth and a unicorn or two!

We are fully stocked in accessories and clothing too!

We strongly recommend the use of masks inside the museum regardless of vaccination status.  

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

The City of Whiting is located on the south shore of Lake Michigan, with scenic lakefront views of downtown Chicago. Midway Airport, the South Side of Chicago, and Downtown Chicago are all located within a 30-minute drive of Whiting. For more information about the City of Whiting, please visit