See African American Culture through Dolls!
Housing over 300 black dolls in their collection, the Philadelphia Doll Museum provides a variety of resources, information and documentation highlighting the story of how black people have been perceived throughout history. Including Africans, Europeans, American Folk Art dolls, and much more, the Philadelphia Doll Museum emphasizes the collection and preservation of black dolls as artifacts.
During your self-guided tour of the museum, be sure to take a look at the many doll collections, including paper mache dolls, golliwogg, bisque, belton, big boy, African dolls, folk art, topsy-turvy, Patty Jo and more. If you're looking for a unique cultural experience in Philadelphia, then the Philadelphia Doll Museum is the place to go!