National Funeral Museum

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National Funeral Museum

  1. 1. National Museum of Funeral History<br />
  2. 2. <ul><li>Founded in 1992 the museum has the largest collection of </li></ul> funeral artifacts in the world.<br /><ul><li>33,500 square feet of exhibit space displaying motorized and horse drawn hearses and specialized exhibits:
  3. 3. History of Embalming
  4. 4. Funeral Bus & Hearse Sleighs
  5. 5. Victorian Era & 19th Century Morning
  6. 6. Funerals of the Famous
  7. 7. Reflections of the wall
  8. 8. Presidential exhibit from George Washington to Gerald Ford
  9. 9. Tomb of the Unknown
  10. 10. International Hall
  11. 11. Japanese Hearse
  12. 12. Day of the Dead
  13. 13. Fantasy Coffins
  14. 14. German Hearses
  15. 15. “Celebrating the Lives and Deaths of the Popes”</li></li></ul><li>History of Embalming<br />
  16. 16. Egyptian Exhibit<br />
  17. 17. Dr. Thomas Holmes<br />
  18. 18. Early Embalming<br />
  19. 19. Early Embalming Equipment <br />
  20. 20. 19th & 20th Century Hearses<br />
  21. 21. 19th Century Mourning<br />
  22. 22. Presidential Exhibit<br />
  23. 23. Unknown Soldier<br />
  24. 24. Day of the Dead<br />
  25. 25. Day of the DeadDias de los Muertos Season<br />Oct 28 For those who died suddenly in violent deaths.<br />Oct 29 For those who were killed<br />Oct 30 For the un-baptized<br />Oct 31 For children who died after being baptized<br />Nov 1 For the people no one remembers<br />Nov 2 For all the Faithful departed and Saints. This is a national holiday in Mexico.<br />
  26. 26. Cemeteries <br />Time for cleaning <br />Time for Celebration<br />
  27. 27. Papal Exhibit<br />
  28. 28. Museum Events<br />
  29. 29. 1st Annual Halloween Car Show<br />
  30. 30.
  31. 31. SAVE THE DATE<br />October 23TH 2010 <br />3rd ANNUAL HALLOWEEN CLASSIC CAR SHOW<br />
  32. 32. Austin State Building Exhibit<br />
  33. 33. Golf Classic Annual Fund Raising Event<br />
  34. 34. Private Parties <br />
  35. 35. 100th Celebration Lewis Funeral Home <br />
  36. 36. Unique Gift Items<br />
  37. 37. Future Exhibits <br />Veterans Exhibit<br />Green Burials<br />Cremation<br />Pet Memorials<br />Modern Day Memorialization<br />Viking Burials<br />Interactive Memorials<br />Funerals of the Famous additions<br />
  38. 38. Museum is openM-F 10am-4pmSat 10-5pmSun 12-5pmGeneral Admission $10Seniors/Vets $9Children $7Group Rate 25p $8Let us help to make your group tour a unique experience!<br />
  39. 39. Any Questions?<br />

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