What's coming up?
The Listening Post – #ConcertLab
Live orchestra and a theatrical performance by Southbank Sinfonia in Mail Rail.Read more
Join us this summer for a series of sumptuous BBQs in our leafy courtyard come rain or shine.Read more
Artist-led Workshop: Flip-up Friend Card Making
Create your own flip-up seaside postcard, inspired by this beautiful beach hut ‘Transformation Postcard’ from our collection.Read more
Patronage and Individual SupportPatrons and donors play a critical role and are at the very heart of our museum.Become a patron today
Sponsor a SleeperSponsor a Sleeper today and receive an exclusive opportunity to Walk the Rails in the tunnels of Mail Rail.Reserve a sleeper
DonateHelp us bring the extraordinary story of the postal service to life.Give today
Discover our stories
What's making us curious?
It's 200th anniversary since the birth of Prince Albert, consort to Queen Victoria. Deputy Curator Georgina shares his legacy.Read more
Tour our off-site object store
Have a nosey around our Museum Object Store in Essex on a behind the scenes tour.Read more
Powering Mail Rail
What is this strange blue thing? Archivist Matt Tantony investigates the tech that kept Mail Rail moving.Read more
What else do we offer?
Sorted! Postal Play SpaceMore about our play zone
Trolleys, pulleys, slides and chutes! Let your little ones run off steam and explore our miniature town.
Children's birthday partiesBook your party
Celebrate in Sorted!, ride Mail Rail, and let us take care of party bags and catering for a stress-free day.
SchoolsBook your visit today
Inspiring, interactive workshops, storytelling and science shows to stimulate your pupils' curiosity.