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The National Museum of Funeral History is an educational experience like no other and offers something for everyone. Discover America’s largest collection of authentic, historical funeral service items. Learn about caskets and coffins, hearses through history, plus the funerals of Presidents, Popes, celebrities and more while you witness the cultural heritage of the funeral service industry and its time-honored tradition of compassion.  

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The Museum Turns 25!

The Museum Turns 25!

Visit the Museum this year as it celebrates its 25th Anniversary, and sign up for our newsletter to hear the latest on new exhibits and events.

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A Tribute to George Barris

A Tribute to George Barris

Opens February 1, 2017
Just in time for Super Bowl LI, the Museum opens A Tribute to George Barris, a special exhibit that honors the work of the "original King of Kustomizers." On display will be a replica of George Barris' famous 1966 Batmobile, as well as a replica of the casket in which he was buried.

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Best Small Museum<br><i>Houston Press</i><br>

Best Small Museum
Houston Press
"Best of Houston"

The National Museum of Funeral History was selected as the Best Small Museum in Houston in the Houston Press' annual "Best of Houston" awards!

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Thank You Media Partners

Thank You Media Partners

Visit Our Gift Shop

Visit Our Gift Shop

Visit the Museum's gift shop for a variety of unique gifts and one-of-a-kind trinkets and treasures.

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Rent the Museum for your Upcoming Events

Rent the Museum for your Upcoming Events

The Museum offers a truly unique atmosphere for hosting events. With 10,000 square feet in dining, kitchen and private meeting space, the Museum can accommodate everything from small gatherings to fully-catered events for hundreds of guests.

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Opportunities to Support<br>The History of Cremation

Opportunities to Support
The History of Cremation

The Museum and the Cremation Association of North America (CANA) are teaming up for this special exhibit, opening 2018. To support the Donor Niche Wall or donate an artifact, click "view more."

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Annual Charity Golf Classic<br>May 22, 2017

Annual Charity Golf Classic
May 22, 2017

Registration Open!
Join business executives and funeral industry professionals who take to the greens to raise funds for the Museum's 23rd Annual Charity Golf Classic. Online registration opens January 1, 2017.

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President's Day<br>February 20, 2017

President's Day
February 20, 2017

View funeral artifacts from the collection of Lee Ward, including embalming machine used to embalm President Truman.

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