We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
This museum, owned by a funeral company, houses the largest collection of funereal artifacts in the U.S., traces the history of funeral services, displays historic hearses and provides memorabilia from funerals of the famous, such as Dwight...more
All reviews horse drawn unknown soldier haunted house pope john paul above ground basket case gift shop scavenger hunt different cultures two hours large collection on display interesting place interesting things three hours visiting houston houston area
We were looking for things to do in Houston while visiting family. We came across the museum via TripAdvisor. We took a shot and were completely delighted by our visit! It was easy to find, very reasonably priced and very clean. The exhibits were interesting...More
Enjoyed this place. Lots of national and international history. Wanted to visit the site where Bush was just buried. This was a great alternative. Will suggest that numbers be posted to cross reference to needed floorplan. Worth the trip.
As a group we expected to take about an hour to 90min here. Every corner you round there's more to explore and every piece is interesting. It's a great place to learn about how death has been celebrated over centuries and different cultures. It also...More
I didn’t know what to expect from this museum but everything was displayed with dignity and respect. I learned some things about the process of death in the U. S. I wish they looked at more cultures than the Egyptians and Mexicans. The Japanese were...More
This was an interesting little museum-quirky, unusual. It was part funeral history and part information about dead people to be honest. Lots of hearses, which were interesting, as well as international traditions, and a big section on presidential funerals and the burial of the pope....More
Really interesting place that is not the same old thing. Lots of historical and cultural exhibits related to funeral history. Many horse drawn and motorized hearses of all types. Many coffin and embalming exhibits from around the world. Authentic pieces from presidential funerals with historical...More
Visited the museum 2 days ago killing time before we went to the airport. The exhibit is not morbid but rater informative and covered such topics as What is a basket case? What are the rites involved in burying a Pope? Information on Presidential funerals,...More
Not knowing what to expect we entered the museum through the gift shop and were immediately intrigued. There were a large selection of hearses from the past 125 years and a large gallery of celebrity and historical funeral items. There was a gallery just for...More
Response from TheodensQueen | Reviewed this property |
So you know, it's not a big building nor does it "stand out" (unless you were looking for it, you might not notice it). It's tucked away in a residential neighborhood, but a few blocks from the main drag. It's best... More
So you know, it's not a big building nor does it "stand out" (unless you were looking for it, you might not notice it). It's tucked away in a residential neighborhood, but a few blocks from the main drag. It's best described as a "mom and pop" type of museum--no frills place. That being said, it's certainly an interesting museum, just don't expect it to be more than a 1-2 hour visit.
Hi! I believe it's $10 for adults...I'm a senior and I think I paid $9.00. And yes, they do accept credit cards! As far as food, I didn't see a café or anything onsite, but a number of restaurants are nearby. It's Houston... More
Hi! I believe it's $10 for adults...I'm a senior and I think I paid $9.00. And yes, they do accept credit cards! As far as food, I didn't see a café or anything onsite, but a number of restaurants are nearby. It's Houston after all!