National Museum of Funeral History

415 Barren Springs Dr.
Houston, TX 77090- Map It
(281) 876-3063

AAA Editor Notes

National Museum of Funeral History is off I-45 Richey Rd. exit w. under the interstate and w. to Ella Blvd., then s. to 415 Barren Springs Dr. The museum houses a collection of historic hearses, presidential and papal artifacts, coffins, caskets, 19th-century mourning symbols and other exhibits tracing the history of funerals from the early Egyptians to the present. A Popemobile as well as replicas of King Tut's sarcophagus and Abraham Lincoln's coffin also are featured. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
$10; $9 (ages 55+ and military with ID); $7 (ages 6-11).
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10-4, Sat. 10-5, Sun. noon-5. Closed Jan. 1, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.