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Houston, Texas

Obscura Day 2015: National Museum of Funeral History

Join us for a guided exploration of the history, science and art of death.

Nestled in a quiet neighborhood of Houston, Texas, the National Museum of Funeral History hosts an unlikely collection celebrating our final send-off.

From a visual history of embalming to African fantasy coffins, the museum takes an in-depth look at the history, science, and art of death. Featured in its unique collection is JFK's original eternal flame, a diverse array of funeral programs from famous people, and a collection of beautiful hearses, both horse-drawn and motorized, including a funeral bus which more than lived up to its name. Join us this Obscura Day for a docent-lead tour of the museum's fascinating collection.

Saturday, May 30; 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Cost: $10
The National Museum of Funeral History
415 Barren Springs Drive , Houston, Texas, 77090