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Houston Medical Center, 7702 Main Street  Houston  Texas  77030  USA 

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National Museum of Funeral History

Funeral Artifacts
  • 415 Barren Springs Drive 
  • Houston,  TX  77090
  • Phone: +1 281 876 3063
  • Fax: +1 281 876 4403
  • Web: http://www.nmfh.org  
  • Neighborhood: Northcliffe Manor
  • Category: Other
  • Hours: Mo to Fr from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM,Sa from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM,Su from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Accessible for persons with disabilities: yes

Description

Although it sounds bizarre, National Museum of Funeral History actually provides an interesting look at the customs surrounding burial practices. View funeral memorabilia and artifacts that belonged to famous political and celebrity personalities in the "Funerals of the Famous" section of the museum. Equally intriguing is the coffin room that is filled with out-of-the-ordinary coffin themes, including giant fish, cars and a full-sized replica of King Tut's sarcophagus.

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