About Us

Welcome to the Mansfield Historical Museum and Heritage Center in downtown Mansfield Texas. The History Museum features displays and artifacts from the early settlers in Mansfield. It is located in the beautifully restored William Burney (WB) McKnight Building. The building is named for Dr. William Burney McKnight, one of Mansfield's first physicians.

Opening Year of the Museum

The Mansfield Historical Museum was opened by the Mansfield Historical Society in 2003.

Touring & Admission

The Museum is self-guided. For group tours please contact the museum to schedule a guided tour.

Admission is free.

The City of Mansfield began operating the museum in 2019. The Museum is overseen by the Historic Preservation Advisory Board.

Advisory Board Members

  • Mike Leasor, Chair
  • Marty Thomas, Vice-Chair
  • Cindy Gardner, Secretary
  • Connie McGough
  • Carol McKenna
  • James Leggs
  • Chris Ohan
Mansfield Historical Museum and Heritage Center