Kids will have a blast assembling a LEGO crematorium, hearse, grave and more now available from the Vienna Funeral Museum.
Lego crematorium oven set available from the Vienna Funeral Museum
Build your own funeral piece by piece with these LEGO kits from Bestattungsmuseum, the Vienna Funeral Museum in Vienna’s Central Cemetery. The museum’s gift shop and online store recently unveiled custom Lego sets designed to help kids answer the big questions like “What happens to grandpa in a crematorium?”
“Taboos create fears and uncertainties,” the Vienna Psychotherapy Association said. “The child feels that something is wrong, and then he is left alone with that.”
So to teach kids about death, the museum partnered with a company to produce some gloriously morbid Legos.
“For the small and large undertaker of tomorrow,” the description from the Historical Hearse set reads.
Other sets currently available include a WWI-era funeral tram, Lego graveyard with tombstone and excavator, a fourgon used to transport the deceased, a crematorium oven with a casket and urn, a horse-drawn “corpse carriage,” a bereaved family with the skeleton of the deceased, and minifigures in mourning.
Lego bereaved family minifigures with the deceased
Lego cemetery with casket, gravestone, and excavator for digging your own graves
Lego horse-drawn corpse carriage with coffin
WWI-era Vienna funeral tram with 2 coffins and Lego undertaker
These morbid LEGO sets are available now right here.
Thanks to Dead Sled Brand for putting this on my radar.