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Houston, Texas: National Museum of Funeral History Team Field Report

415 Barren Springs Drive, Houston, TX
North of Houston on I-45. By the airport take exit 63. Turn west onto Airtex. Drive a quarter-mile to its end. Turn right onto Ella Blvd. Drive two blocks. Turn right onto Barren Springs Drive. The museum is the first building on the right.
M-F 10-4, Sa 10-5, Su 12-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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National Museum of Funeral History.

National Museum of Funeral History

Impressive collection of caskets, hearses, and funeral industry regalia, including JFK's original Eternal Flame, Truman's embalming machine, and a waxy Pope and Lincoln lying in coffins. Report... [02/11/2013]

National Museum of Funeral History - bottled Undertakers Spring Water.

Souvenirs: National Museum of Funeral History

The National Museum of Funeral History stocks a variety of edible and inedible souvenirs in its mirco-gift shop. Report...
Art Coffins: National Museum of Funeral History

Unusual African coffins exhibited at the Funeral History museum. Report...
Houston, Texas - Dead Pope Is Installed In Funeral Museum
National Museum of Funeral History: ...the December 2 unveiling of "Celebrating the Lives and Deaths of the Popes," a $2 million permanent exhibit that will allow visitors to attend a papal funeral. [11/30/2008] Complete Story...

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Harry S. Truman embalming machine.

National Museum Funeral History

It's the place to visit when you are dying to do something different!

[Paula D., 07/16/2017]

Where else can you go to see the machine used to pump President Harry S. Truman full of embalming fluid? Nowhere!

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