National Black Doll Museum of History & Culture

Discover untold stories at the National Black Doll Museum of History and Culture.

The National Black Doll Museum of History and Culture sponsored by the Doll E Daze Project & Museum Inc opened its doors in historic downtown Mansfield , Mass in July of 2012. Rich in culture the museum celebrates black history through the eyes of a doll collector. Dolls are a child’s first introduction to self image, their stories are key elements in our personal heritage. Regardless of one’s cultural background, everyone has a story to tell. African American history is filled with stories of enslaved Africans captured and relocated to a strange land and bravely asserting their own cultures. The history of black dolls is about more than just objects of play. Black dolls have played a critical role in building a diverse American society and rich African American culture. NBDMHC uses their collection along with engaging images and artifacts to illustrate and tell those individual stories.

288 N. Main Street
Mansfield, MA 02048
Phone: 774-284-4729

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