5th Annual Haunted House

5th Annual Haunted House

Photo Courtesy of National Museum of Funeral History


Past Event
$5 adults; $3 kids 11 and under

Location Info:

National Museum of Funeral History
415 Barren Springs
Houston, TX  77090
Get “scared to death” at the National Museum of Funeral History. The largest museum of its type is celebrating Halloween with its 5th Annual Haunted House — a PG-13 collection of spooky and macabre vignettes that incite goose bumps in every trick-or-treater. Genevieve Keeney, president of the museum, tells us that despite its spooky feel, the maze is really quite family-friendly. “It’s whimsical and has an element of fear, but it’s also geared for kids,” she says. For a special treat, haunted house tickets are half price when purchased with regular museum admission, making this the perfect outing for the whole family. Permanent exhibits worth the undertaking include the celebrity-inspired “Thanks for the Memories” and the mummified “History of Embalming.”

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Through November 2. National Museum of Funeral History, 415 Barren Springs. For information, call 281-876-3063 or visit nmfh.org. $3 to $10.

[Organizer's description:] All month long you can get into the Halloween spirit and be “scared to death” at this family-friendly haunted house. Explore different scenes designed to give goose bumps to young and old alike while taking a light-hearted view of a usually very serious subject. The house is rated PG-13 and is recommended for children ages 12 and up. Children under 12 are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult. Parents are encouraged to go through the haunted house in advance of the rest of the family to make sure it is suitable for their youngsters. Bring the whole family and make a day of it!


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