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


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

Closed for Maintenance

December 22nd

Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving Day: CLOSED
Christmas Eve: CLOSED
Christmas Day: CLOSED
New Years Eve: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
New Years Day: CLOSED


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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Funeralwise.com features Genevieve Keeney, President of the National Museum of Funeral History. Click here to read more about her thoughts on life and death, the path that brought her to where she is today, and what the future holds for the museum.

Spread joy this season with a gift from the museum!

Give the gift of comfort this holiday season with a “Merry Christmas from Heaven” tree ornament and poem in honor and remembrance of a deceased loved one (click here to purchase from the online gift shop for $19.99). Tickets to the museum also make great gifts, giving your friends and family the opportunity to explore the country's largest collection of funeral service artifacts and experience renowned exhibits on one of man's oldest cultural customs (call the museum at (281) 876-3063 to purchase or visit the museum's gift shop). The museum gift shop is chock-full of unique gift items for everyone on your holiday list this season.

National Museum of Funeral History Featured on A&E Shipping Wars

Help the museum take a stand and fight hunger during the Holiday Can Food Drive

Honor departed family and friends by decorating the museum’s Community Memorial Tree with hand-made ornaments

Save the Date! The National Museum of Funeral History's 21st Annual Golf Classic is set for Monday, May 18, 2015. The fun will kick off with a Sponsor Appreciation Cocktail Party on Sunday, May 17, 2015. Click here for more information.