By Appointment Daily
School Tours & Programs
The National Black Doll Museum Of History & Culture provides school tours and programs that bring the African American experience to life through exhibits, artifacts and hands on activities designed for young learners. School tours align with most State Standards for social studies, language arts and fine arts.
Guided docent tours are available to school groups of 10– 60 students. Self guided tours accommodates school group up to 60 and come with a museum overview and gallery activity.
Seniors, travel club church & civic groups may request a tour of the museum’s permanent collection or a special exhibition. All private tours are conducted by docents of African American culture , and last one hour. Tours must be scheduled two weeks in advance.
Corporate Members of the NBDMHC may schedule guided group tours both during regular Museum operating hours and after-hours. Corporations that are not corporate members may only schedule tours during regular Museum operating hours. See “Guided Tours for Private Groups” above for pricing and more information
All reservations are required and must be made (2-3) weeks in advance. The Museum reserves the right not to allow large groups into the Museum without prior reservations.
Group visits are only scheduled on the half-hour and during the following times: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, 11:30 am–4:30 pm
Friday & Sat , 1:30–4:30 pm
Sunday, Monday and early mornings: by appointment
Group rates minimum 15 persons
Begin your day with a visit to the National Black Doll Museum of History & Culture . The museum collection includes 6200 dolls of color with 2700 dolls regularly exhibited. There are seven permanent galleries, a replica African “Dogon “ hut , replica slave girth w’ 700+ dolls, a sports room/ music Room / Barbie & much more presented in dramatic and historical scenes. Enhance your experience with a African Wrapdoll workshop and dramatic presentation of “Legend of Cecilia”.
Located in downtown Mansfield the options for dining are endless. Mansfield has 27 eatries the selection runs the gamut. While most locals patrionize family owned businesses there are also large chain and fast food restaraunt options available.
Mansfield also has art galleries, a black box theatre and the Comcast Center (outdoor concert venue). In addition, for your shopping fix we have an outdoor mall and are just minutes from the Wrentham Premium outlet complex, other museums and Gillette Stadium home of the New England Patriots.
Work with your tour director at The National Black Doll Museum of History & Culture to create your ultimate experience.