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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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Important Update

Important Update

The museum is open! We are constantly monitoring Harris County and CDC recommendations. The safety and health of our visitors and staff are of utmost importance. Masks are required for all visitors over the age of 10 throughout the museum and social distancing procedures are in place.

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George H.W. Bush Memorial Exhibit Now Open

George H.W. Bush Memorial Exhibit Now Open

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The 26th Annual Charity Golf Classic<br>Important Update

The 26th Annual Charity Golf Classic
Important Update

We regret to inform you the 2020 golf tournament has been canceled. We hope you will continue to support us and look forward to seeing you all in May 2021.

Icons in Ash <br> Now Open

Icons in Ash
Now Open

This new temporary exhibit explores memorial portraits made with the cremated remains of the deceased by artist Heide Hatry.

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The History of Cremation<br>Now Open

The History of Cremation
Now Open

The Museum and the Cremation Association of North America (CANA) have teamed up for this special exhibit, which showcases cremation through the ages and how we memorialize our dearly departed.

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NMFH Wins<br>Best Museum Award!

NMFH Wins
Best Museum Award!

"Houston is home to some truly great museums with huge collections and rotating exhibits, but when it comes to showing someone Houston's most interesting museum, it's hard to beat the National Museum of Funeral History." –Houston Press

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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) have teamed up for this new exhibit. To support the Donor Niche Wall or donate an artifact, click "view more."

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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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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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