Free Things To Do
Mansfield Historical Museum
102 N. Main Street, Mansfield, TX 76063
Located in the McKnight Building in Historic Dowtown Mansfield, the museum and heritage center chronicles the history of the city, as well as, the North Texas region, beginning with its earliest days as home to Indian settlements along Walnut Creek to the gristmill that turned the prairie outpost into a thriving community. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday 9am - 5pm. Visit the website or call 817-473-4250.
Man House Museum
604 W Broad St, Mansfield, TX 76063
Step back in time to the 19th century at the historic home of Mansfield's founder: Ralph Man. This house has been intricately restored to its original nature and gives visitors a true look at what life was like back in the mid to late 19th century in Mansfield. The property also includes the original 1865 barn.
The museum is currently open on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 AM to 4 PM. Visit the website for more information.
Walking Tours - Downtown Mansfield
The walking tours will take you past the homes of some of Mansfield's leading citizens--past the landmarks that made Mansfield what it is today. Several of these buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places or have other historical markers. All walking tours begin and end at the Mansfield Historical Museum and Heritage Center, 102 N. Main Street. Brochures for each tour are available at the Museum for 25 cents.
The LOT Downtown
110 S. Main Street, Mansfield, TX 76063
The LOT Downtown is regularly host to concerts and movie nights and the vast majority of them are FREE and open to the public. Be sure to check The LOT Downtown website for the latest event schedule.
Just bring your lawn chairs, blankets and food and check out this premiere outdoor entertainment venue. Food trucks are also regularly on-site for concerts.
Farr Best Theater
109 N. Main Street, Mansfield, TX 76063
The Farr Best Theater is a gem of Mansfield History. An intimate, 158-seat venue in historic downtown Mansfield, the Farr Best hosts movies, shows, and a variety of community events and many of them are FREE and open to the public. It was built in 1917, and still retains much of the original historic charm. Details about all Farr Best Theater events can be found on the Mansfield Commission for the Arts events calendar.