Welcome

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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Special Holiday Closings and Hours!

Special Holiday Closings and Hours!

CLOSED: November 24, December 24 & 25, January 1
SPECIAL HOURS: December 31, 10am-2pm

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Food = Life: Holiday Food Drive

Food = Life: Holiday Food Drive

Visitors are encouraged to join the National Museum of Funeral History in the fight against hunger in Houston by bringing in a non-perishable food item. In exchange, visitors who donate will receive $2 OFF admission into the Museum.

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Community Memorial Tree

Community Memorial Tree

Visit us in December and decorate a paper holiday ornament in honor of a deceased loved one. The Museum will display it on their holiday tree or families are welcome to decorate and take home a special ornament for their own tree.

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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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United We Stand,<br>United We Signed

United We Stand,
United We Signed

Commemorating the 15th Anniversary of 9/11
On display September 1 - December 31, 2016

See hundreds of memorial books from Dignity Memorial funeral homes around the nation that were put out for people to express their condolences and grief following the 9/11 tragedy in 2001.

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Thank You!<br>2016 Media Partners

Thank You!
2016 Media Partners

Holiday Shopping

Holiday Shopping

Let the Museum take the stress out of holiday shopping as your one-stop-shop for a variety of unique gifts and one-of-a-kind trinkets and treasures, for everyone on your list.

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Rent the Museum for your Holiday Party

Rent the Museum for your Holiday Party

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

Save the Date!
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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