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A morgue or funeral home, used for the storage of human corpses Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: amenities
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A amenity=mortuary, also called a morgue, is a place used for the storage of human corpses awaiting identification or removal for autopsy or disposal by burial, cremation or other method. To be distinguished from amenity=place_of_mourning which is a facility for viewing deceased persons in a dignified setting.

See also

  • amenity=place_of_mourning - A room or building where families and friends can come, before the funeral, and view the body of the person who has died
  • amenity=crematorium - A tag for crematorium, where bodies are burned
  • amenity=funeral_hall - A place for holding a funeral ceremony, other than a place of worship
  • shop=funeral_directors - Providing services related to funeral arrangements, may also be known as a "funeral parlour" or "undertakers"
  • landuse=cemetery - A place where people, or sometimes animals are buried that isn't part of a place of worship