For more than 75 years, it was a vital artery in Britain’s communication network, hidden from view. See our breathtaking tunnels for yourself from 4 September.

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The Postal Museum:
Opening 28 July 2017

Discover the surprising story of the first social network.

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What's coming up?

    • Exhibition
    • Jul 2017 - Jan 2018
    • 10:00

    Writing Home – Letters as a lifeline

    Uncover inspiring stories showing the power of the post to connect loved ones living apart.

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    • Evening Events
    • Coming soon
    • 17:00

    Evening Events

    When we open we’ll be running an exciting programme of fun out-of-hours events. You’ll be able to find out more here.

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    • Daytime event
    • 28 July - 13 August
    • 10:00

    Family Extravaganza

    We are opening with a bang! Enjoy our family friendly interactive exhibitions and so much more.

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Our events & exhibitions

Discover our stories

Our incredible collection spans five centuries of history, covering everything from groundbreaking design and quirky technology to the intimacy of personal letters.

What's making us curious?

    • Behind The Scenes
    • 05 July 2017

    New Acquisitions

    Our Assistant Curator Jess gives us a glimpse of the new additions to our collection. Many of these have been kindly donated.

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    • Collection
    • 28 June 2017

    Bravery, Blitz, Suffragettes

    Assistant Curator Georgina tells us the stories of brave women and men in history and how they changed our lives forever.

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    • Behind The Scenes
    • 19 June 2017

    Visitor Experience Team

    We caught up with our Visitor Experience Team who are getting ready to welcome first visitors to our new museum this summer.

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What else will we offer?

  • Schools

    Inspiring, interactive workshops, storytelling and science shows to stimulate your pupils' curiosity.

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  • Sorted! Postal Play Space

    Trolleys, pulleys, slides and chutes! Let your little ones run off steam and explore our miniature town.

    More about our play zone
  • Café

    Relax or refuel with quality coffee and fresh, uncomplicated food.

    Enjoy our chilled new café

Make your next event extraordinary

Brand new to Farringdon, The Postal Museum and Mail Rail offers truly extraordinary venue spaces available for exclusive hire from July 2017.

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