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Museum of Mourning Art, Philadelphia

Museum of Mourning Art - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Museum of Mourning Art
2900 State Road, Drexel Hill, PA 19026Map
+1 610 259 5800
Overview

The Museum of Mourning Art is less than 30 minutes from Philadelphia and explores the unusual history and artistic culture of grief. The museum features familiar death symbols, such as the skull and cross bones, that are found on books, clocks, engravings, bells, ceramics, tombstones and a variety of other objects related to death. A special exhibit features more than seventy pieces of mourning jewelry, worn as mementos of the deceased. Most notable is a special exhibit dedicated to George Washington and the national grief that gripped America.

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Museum of Mourning Art General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Friday from 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Other, Arts & Museums
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