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Welcome to the World of Doll Collecting!

Doll collecting is one of the largest hobby groups in the world enjoyed by enthusiasts everywhere! The United Federation of Doll Clubs is a non-profit organization with the goal of being the foremost in research, education, conservation, collecting, and appreciation of dolls. Our Headquarters and Museum are located in Kansas City, Missouri.

The United Federation of Doll Clubs has been promoting the hobby of doll collecting and serving the needs of doll collectors since its beginning in 1949. Learn more about the organization and this website on the About UFDC page.

 

Special Exhibit

UFDC Museum Special Exhibits

Preserving the history of dolls and childhood is an important part of our UFDC Mission. Visitors to our museum are provided with the unique opportunity to see a wide variety of dolls and doll related items that provide a historical perspective of the doll throughout history as not only a plaything but as an important part of childhood. The UFDC museum is not only educational but an unforgettable experience.
For more information on special exhibits and activities, please contact: Director of ReAL Services, Barbara Stone at Barbara@ufdc.org

Maggie Bessie Exhibit at the UFDC Museum
Curated by Billye Harris
September 2018- March 2019

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Museum

The UFDC museum and archival collections reside at our Kansas City, MO Headquarters.  Visitors are able to view a wide variety of dolls, in both permanent and rotating displays. The dolls offer endless opportunities for study and enjoyment.

Education

Educational programs and information are available through the ReAL Services department.

UFDC has an extensive library of DVD’s for sale on a variety of doll topics. Our museum offers visitors the opportunity to study and view many rare examples of dolls, ephemera and archival objects. Our research center and archival collection offer a wealth of information for researchers.

Contact: Barbara Stone, Director of REAL Services for information

barbara@ufdc.org

Events/Rentals

Plan your next event at the UFDC Museum. Our facilities include a classroom, sewing center and kitchen facilities. Your guests can make reservations to tour the museum. Centrally located and reasonably priced, it’s an ideal place to hold your event.

Contact Sheryl at ufdcsherry@ufdc.com for information.

Convention

Star Stuck
The United Federation of Doll Clubs, Inc.
70th Annual Convention
July 23rd – July 27th, 2019

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
Nashville, Tennessee

Souvenir Doll Artist – R. John Wright

Donate

UFDC is a 501 (c) (3) charity. It maintains its non-profit status by promoting the mission to educate, preserve and conserve dolls. UFDC needs its members support to continue our mission. We are solely dependent on your support. Our fundraising committee has several campaigns with donations aimed at specific areas. UFDC uses all donations to benefit the organization.

All donations are tax deductible. Please consider lending a helping hand to keep our organization and museum functioning.

Store

The UFDC Online Gift Shop offers many unique dolls and doll related items. Our merchandise includes limited edition pieces designed for UFDC events, books, DVD’s, postcards, patterns and other items of interest.

Next Event

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Madison Area Doll Club of Wisconsin Annual Doll Show

Contact: Nancy Wolf, Registrar at nancyawolf@gmail.com 

  • 23

    Mar, 2019

    10:00 am
    Triple Crown Doll Club Show & Sale

    Sponsored by: Triple Crown Doll Club Early Bird shopping starts at 9:00AM; Children under 10 are free.  Early Bird admission is $20.00  Make & Takes will be going on throughout the day.  For info, email 3crown.dollshow@gmail.com

  • 23

    Mar, 2019

    10:00 am
    Wagon Wheel Dollers 37th Show and Sale

    Sponsored by: Wagon Wheel Dollers  Admission: 9:00AM – 10:00AM $8.00; 10:00AM – 3:00PM $5.00; Kids 10 and under FREE.  Dolls, Bears, Books, Toys, Miniatures & related items.  Doll Stringing, No appraisals, Food on site. More information, please contact Arleta at 503-581-1206 or Sally at 503-399-7679.

  • 30

    Mar, 2019

    9:30 am
    A Dolly’s Holiday with Bru Through the Ages

    Sponsored by: Land O Sky Doll Club There will be silent auctions, helpers, door prizes and a sales room.  Valerie Fogel of Beautiful Bebes Antique Dolls and Accessories will be the afternoon speaker.  Competition categories are listed on the Land O Sky Doll Club’s website.  the event doll is “Le Margaux” by artist Sandi Walker.  …Continue Reading…

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    info@ufdc.org

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    816-891-7040

  • Our Hours

    M - F 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Sat: By Appointment

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    10900 N Pomona Ave.
    Kansas City, MO 64153