Springfield, Illinois: Museum of Funeral Customs (Gone)

Collection of funeral artifacts, intended to "demystify" the industry -- and not to provide you with your cheap, sick little thrills.

Visitor Tips and News About Museum of Funeral Customs

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Historic bone yard home yours for the asking: New funeral museum to rise in its place

The caretaker's home near Springfield IL's historic Oak Ridge Cemetery is the subject of a tug-of-war: the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency wants to keep it, the Illinois Funeral Director's Association wants to knock it down.

... [06/28/1998] Complete News Story

Museum of Funeral Customs

Was SE of Illinois State Fairgrounds, at the entrance to Oak Ridge Cemetery where Abraham Lincoln is buried.
Closed in early 2009.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

April 25, 2017

My Sights

My Sights

Create and Save Your Own Crazy Road Trip!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Illinois Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

House on the Rock, Spring Green, Wisconsin (Apr 24-30, 2017)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Book Online Now