National Museum of Funeral History

415 Barren Springs
Houston, TX 77090
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  • Sun 12pm-5pm, Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat 10am-5pm
See JFK's original eternal flame and 20,000 square-feet of coffins, hearses and paraphenalia tied to all things six-feet-under.

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