Houston, Texas: National Museum of Funeral History

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Address:
415 Barren Springs Drive, Houston, TX
Directions:
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.
Hours:
M-F 10-4, Sa 10-5, Su 12-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
281-876-3063
Admission:
Adults $10.
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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.

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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.

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Art Coffins: National Museum of Funeral History

Unusual African coffins exhibited at the Funeral History museum.

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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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