Funerary Arts
The Museum of Funeral Customs
The Museum of Funeral Customs is located, in Springfield, Illinois, USA. It
features exhibits dealing with American funerary and mourning customs.
The museum is near Oak Ridge Cemetery, the site of Abraham Lincoln's
tomb.

Collections at the museum include a re-created 1920s embalming room;
coffins and funeral paraphernalia from various cultures and times; examples
of post-mortem photography; and a scale model of Lincoln's funeral train.

The museum hosts tours and special events,
and provides resources to scholars who are
researching funeral customs. A gift shop
provides books and funeral-related gifts,
including coffin-shaped key chains and
chocolates.
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