What's Nearby

You will find a number of attractions in Houston nearby the National Museum of Funeral History. Discover the rich history, the contemporary and renowned cultural experience Houston is well known for. You and your family can enjoy a stay in hotels and dine in some of the city's top restaurants. The number of attractions in Houston is always growing. We’ve listed some of the most popular places to eat, where to stay, restaurants, hotels, local food and more.


For a list of area hotels, please refer to the Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau Hotels search page — be sure to select the Greenspoint/IAH area of town.


(all located within 5-10 minutes of the Museum)

Chula’s Sports CantinaView Map

Clio’s - Mexican & American foodView Map

Cracker BarrelView Map

Joe’s Crab ShackView Map

Lupe TortillaView Map

Mamacita’sView Map

Olive GardenView Map

Saltgrass Steak HouseView Map

Zio’s Italian KitchenView Map

Fast Food 

Jack in the BoxView Map

Popeye’sView Map

WhataburgerView Map

Other points of interest and attractions

Visit Houston Texas
The Greater Houston Visitors and Convention Bureau has a comprehensive guide for all things fun to do in Houston

Old Town Spring
Many attractions, food and shopping in historic Spring, Texas

Spring Creek Greenway
Information about tens of thousands of acres of bottomland hardwood forest that include several public parks and nature preserves:

Spring Creek Greenway Nature Center

Cypresswood Golf Course

Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center

Mercer Botanic Gardens

Pundt Park and Stahl Preserve

George Mitchell Nature Preserve

The Woodlands Water Way
The Waterway connects The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, The Woodlands Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, Waterway Square and The Woodlands Mall

The Woodlands Mall
Fine retail shops and restaurant

The Woodlands Art League
Visual art center for local artist exhibitions, classes and workshops

The Woodlands Children's Museum
Ideal for children 7 years of age and younger

Wet'n'Wild SplashTown
Family Water Park

Texas Prison Museum in Huntsville

Features numerous exhibits detailing the history of the Texas prison system, both from the point of view of the inmates as well as the men and women who worked within the prison walls

Houston Museum District
19 museums centrally located in a cultural district - there is something for everyone

Discovery Green
Downtown Houston’s premiere park with more than 600 free events, such as concerts, fitness classes and movies, set against the backdrop of the beautiful downtown Houston skyline

Hermann Park
One of Houston's most-visited public parks and home of the Houston Zoo, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Miller Outdoor Theatre, formal gardens, Japanese Garden, miniature train, playground and picnic areas

Miller Outdoor Theatre
A gathering place for the community and the site of thousands of memorable free performances

Memorial Park
Houston's largest green space complete with picnic areas, bike and jogging trails, tennis courts and public swimming pool

The Galleria
Luxury shopping at its finest plus restaurants and an ice rink

Space Center Houston
Features more than 400 space artifacts, permanent and traveling exhibits, attractions and theaters related to the exciting future and remarkable past of America’s human space-flight program