Kids | Family,
Visit the National Museum of Funeral History on November 1 and 2 to learn more about the Latin customs surrounding the Day of the Dead / Dia de los Muertos and celebrations held for deceased loved ones. Explore authentic altars made by local artists, commemorate your loved one by leaving them a message in the Book of the Dead and bring mementos of the dearly departed to help build the museum’s community altar (Please note - contributed items should be picked up December 1 – 15. Contributed items remaining after December 15 will be discarded).
On Friday, November 1, the museum, which is open late until 8 pm, will host a late night story time for the kids from 6:30 - 7:30 pm with special costumed characters.
On Saturday, November 2, a visit to the museum includes ceramic skull painting, sweet treats, and other fun activities. Museum admission includes Day of the Dead exhibit and activities. Museum admission is: Adults (age 12 and up) - $10; Seniors/Veterans: $9; Children age 11 and under - $7; Children 2 and under – Free.