What's coming up?
Post Mortem: Crime Scene Investigation Workshop
Uncover incredible criminal acts and stories revealed by the bones of Londoners in this unique workshop.Read more
Talk: Diaries of a Private Investigator
Charlotte Thornber, Director and Founder of Taylor Investigations, explains what it is to be a private investigator and how technologies and techniques used currently compare to historic investigations.Read more
Arts & Crafts: Festive Wrapping Paper Printing
Discover the joys of wrapping! Design your own gift wrap and tags.Read more
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Discover our stories
What's making us curious?
The Post Office and Christmas in the Victorian era
Reveal intriguing insights into the Victorian postal service with Archivist Louise.Read more
The Iconic Ashes in 3D
Go behind the scene at our Digitisation Studio and discover how we made a 3D model of the iconic Ashes Urn.Read more
The mysterious Victorian stamp forgery
Who forged stamps on telegrams at the Telegraph Office in the London Stock Exchange in 1872? Deputy Curator Georgina investigates.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.