There is a place in New York where people who are interested in all things deathly meet up to talk about all the fascinating elements of culture, art and science that come together around the topic of dying.
It’s the Morbid Anatomy Museum and the video attached does a great job of explaining the range of activities supported by the Museum.
There is an ongoing blog as well which lists all coming events, find it at Morbid Anatomy Blog
The Museum offers talks, a recent one was ‘Bodysnatiching in Old New York’ exhibitions and of course it has also an incredible collection of things related to death.
There are bits of bodies in jars, photographs of the dead, treatises on diseases that kill, stuffed animals, skeletons galore and any number of curiositites with a death related theme.
The Museum is located at 543 Union St #IE at Nevins St Brooklyn and you can find on the blog a list of events and hours of opening. if youa re curious about death in any way you will find this place amazing.