What's coming up?
Post Early: Relaxed mornings at The Postal Museum
Post Early is a relaxed morning event for autistic and neurodiverse people, including families and adults, who would like to visit the museum when it is less crowded and noisy.Buy tickets
Mini Detective Training Trail
Spy details, crack clues, solve crimes. Pick up a sheet on your visit and follow the trail to begin your detective training.Read more
Arts & Crafts: Photo Ready Detectives
Create an identity card and props to become a fully equipped detective of The Post Office Investigation Branch.Read more
MembershipMembers contribute to the whole life of The Postal Museum and at the same time receive a range of benefits.Find out more
SupportersWe would like to thank those who are generously supporting The Postal Museum and Mail Rail.Supporters
DonateHelp us bring the extraordinary story of the postal service to life by making a one off or regular donation.Donate now
Discover our stories
What's making us curious?
An Archivist’s Tool Box
Explore some of the materials archivists use to protect the historic records and some which cause the most damage.Read more
The National Trust
Celebrating 125 years of protecting historic buildings and areas of natural beauty.Read more
A Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol in 1843 and it is a window into Victorian society and how they celebrated Christmas. The stamps by Quentin Blake introduce you to some of the stories of key characters.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.