The Spookiest Museum In Texas Promises A Horrifying Time For The Whole Family This Halloween
Let’s talk about death, shall we? Not the most pleasant of topics to discuss, but there are a lot more nuances to the process of laying someone to rest than you might think. Different customs for different cultures and religions, cremation vs. burial, and preservation of the body are all things that must be considered when a person dies. Many aspects of funerals have evolved tremendously over the years, including hearses, mourning attire, and embalming techniques. All of this and anything else you may want to know about dying can be learned at the National Museum of Funeral History in Houston. Sounds like a perfect Halloween activity, doesn’t it?
The museum has special Halloween activities like a haunted house, car show, and Day of the Dead celebration taking place over the next few days. For more information on those festivities as well as general information about the museum, click here.
The museum’s address is 415 Barren Springs Drive, Houston, TX 77090-5918.
Have you ever been to the National Museum of Funeral History? If so, what was your favorite exhibit?
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.