Museum of Funeral History - Prices, opening hours, news, events and exhibitions

About the Museum of Funeral History

A small museum in a basement floor that tells the history of funerals, from ancient Egypt to modern day.

Mostly display boards and old photographs, its a personal collection of a local historian and employee of the funeral home it sits within.

Open on Wednesdays - if making a special trip phone first (020 7837 1775) as sometimes they close for a funeral.

Ian has Visited - review here.

IMPORTANT - Although venues are reopening, their hours may differ from normal, and most now need prebooking before you visit.


Museum of Funeral History,
29-31 Roseberry Avenue,

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Frequently asked questions

Do I need to wear a face mask when visiting?

The UK government does not require face masks to be work indoors at the moment, but many venues ask people to wear them, and can refuse entry if they need to.

What's the nearest railway station to Museum of Funeral History

The nearest station is London Farringdon which is 0.4 miles away.

Museum of Funeral History - Latest News

London’s Museum of Funeral History
London’s Museum of Funeral History

A funeral home in Farringdon has recently opened a most unusual museum, of the history of funerals. Not just British, but how humanity entire seeks to commemorate the death of loved ones and noble ones.

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