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National Museum of Funeral History

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Wow! Great place!

We weren't sure what we might see at this museum but it was amazing. First, it was very tastefully... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tina T
via mobile
One fantastic museum.

This is a real treasure for everyone. I love this place. It has a little of everything related to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GenotheViking
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Everett, Washington
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This museum, owned by a funeral company, houses the largest collection of funereal artifacts in the U.S., traces the history of funeral services, displays historic hearses and provides memorabilia from funerals of the famous, such as Dwight...more
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415 Barren Springs Dr, Houston, TX 77090-5918
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We weren't sure what we might see at this museum but it was amazing. First, it was very tastefully done. Second, the exhibits were very interesting, with a lot of history. We learned a lot. Third, the facility is huge, lots to see. Well worth...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tina T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a real treasure for everyone. I love this place. It has a little of everything related to the funeral industry. One section is dedicated to the Catholic Popes and another is about famous celebrities. Some great hearses here for the car nuts like...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank GenotheViking
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go to the Funeral Museum once a year or more. It is close to us and such an unexpected treat for our friends and family when they come to visit. It is inexpensive and fun for an hour or more. We highly recommend it....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CaseyandD
Reviewed 8 February 2019

Every large city has at least one museum that offers something out of the ordinary. Sometimes, these more unusual museums are forgettable and it’s often because they present something that is far to niche oriented to have any widespread appeal. But one unusual museum that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

Funeral museum you say? Yes! Husband just retired a couple of weeks ago. We decided to explore our backyard for the first year. So many things that we never explored near us! One was the funeral museum. Was our first stop!! We were told it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MeInCypress
Reviewed 30 January 2019

This place is so interesting. So much history and so much to see. The gift shop staff was very friendly as well. I would highly recommend making the visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anderoo_77
Reviewed 28 January 2019

Unique museum with historical automobiles and hearses, and interesting displays on celebrities, presidents, and popes. Lots to see, took an hour, could have spent more. RV Parking.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Andy S
Reviewed 12 January 2019

We were looking for things to do in Houston while visiting family. We came across the museum via TripAdvisor. We took a shot and were completely delighted by our visit! It was easy to find, very reasonably priced and very clean. The exhibits were interesting...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank paulgalicea
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed this place. Lots of national and international history. Wanted to visit the site where Bush was just buried. This was a great alternative. Will suggest that numbers be posted to cross reference to needed floorplan. Worth the trip.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JillL511
Reviewed 31 December 2018

As a group we expected to take about an hour to 90min here. Every corner you round there's more to explore and every piece is interesting. It's a great place to learn about how death has been celebrated over centuries and different cultures. It also...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from TheodensQueen | Reviewed this property |
So you know, it's not a big building nor does it "stand out" (unless you were looking for it, you might not notice it). It's tucked away in a residential neighborhood, but a few blocks from the main drag. It's best... More
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Vicki H
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Hi! I believe it's $10 for adults...I'm a senior and I think I paid $9.00. And yes, they do accept credit cards! As far as food, I didn't see a café or anything onsite, but a number of restaurants are nearby. It's Houston... More
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