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The National Museum of Funeral History houses the country's largest collection of funeral service artifacts and features renowned exhibits on one of man's oldest cultural customs. Come discover the mourning rituals of ancient civilizations, see up-close the authentic items used in the funerals of U.S. presidents and popes, and explore the rich heritage of the industry which cares for the dead.

Museum Information

Hours

Monday - Friday: 10am until 4pm
Saturday: 10am until 5pm
Sunday: 12pm until 5pm

Pricing

Adults: $10.00
Seniors/Veterans: $9.00
Children (Under 12): $7.00
Children (Under 3): Free

*Adjustments may be made to exhibit availability to accommodate routine maintenance and/or special programs.

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Museum News

See the “Rolls Royce of caskets” by the Marsellus Casket Co. now on exhibit through June 30. Click here to read more about this one-of-a-kind historical artifact.


Join us on May 30 as we celebrate Atlas Obscura’s “Obscura Day,” in which more than 150 events take place in 39 states and 25 countries, all on a single day, and all designed to celebrate the world's most curious and awe-inspiring places. A docent-led tour of the Museum happens from 2 - 3:30 pm. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.


Are you a car enthusiast? An historian at heart? Then join us at the Professional Car Society’s “Concours D’Elegance Show and Shine” car show June 13 from 10 am – 4 pm as part of the group’s 39th Annual International Meet. Click here for more information about this unique car show featuring dozens of exquisitely-restored or authentically-preserved professional vehicles, including vintage funeral hearses, flower cars, livery vehicles, ambulances, fire trucks and more from all over North America, including a FDNY fire engine used during September 11th rescue and recovery efforts and in 28 funerals for fallen firefighters. A FREE event you won’t want to miss!


Enjoy a Lincoln-themed Father’s Day Weekend at the Museum, June 20 & 21. We’re “rolling” back prices for dads to 1909, the year Lincoln first appeared on the penny, so dads will get in for a “Lincoln” of their choice, either $5 or 1¢, with the purchase of one general admission. Click here to learn more and join us for a fun family day with kids activities, historical artifacts and learning more about President Lincoln and his impact on our nation’s history.