National Museum of Funeral History
415 Barren Springs Drive
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77090
The National Museum of Funeral History is a museum in Houston, Texas, that contains a collection of artifacts and relics that aim to "educate the public and preserve the heritage of death care." The 35,000-square-foot museum opened in 1992.
The Museum is home to "the country's largest collection of funeral service artifacts and features renowned exhibits on one of man's oldest cultural customs," according to its website. For its hallmark exhibit, Celebrating the Lives and Deaths of the Popes, the Museum collaborated with the Vatican to highlight the ceremonies surrounding papal funerals.
As of October 2020, the museum has a presidential exhibit, including Abraham Lincoln's Death Mask.
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