We're delighted to be reopening our doors to 500 years of postal heritage. Advance booking essential.

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Now open: Wish You Were Here

Celebrate 151 Years of the British Postcard with our new exhibition.

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What's coming up?

    • Evening Events
    • 10 June 2021
    • 18:30

    Tom Jackson: Postcard From The Past

    Join Tom Jackson for a live talk based on his podcast Postcard from the Past. This virtual event will be hosted on Zoom, and instructions on how to join will be sent to bookers 24 hours beforehand.

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    • Event
    • Various dates
    • 15:00

    Tunnel Walks

    We're opening up the 100-year-old Mail Rail tunnels for an exclusive underground walking tour that will allow you to discover one of London’s best-kept secrets.

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    • Exhibition
    • Ends Jan 2022
    • 10:30

    Wish You Were Here: 151 Years of the British Postcard

    Wish You Were Here celebrates and explores the iconic role the postcard has played in connecting people for more than a century and a half.

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As a registered charity, without subsidy, closing our doors has been hard. This is why we need your support to help us care for our collections for generations to come.
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    Members contribute to the whole life of The Postal Museum and at the same time receive a range of benefits.
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    We would like to thank those who are generously supporting The Postal Museum and Mail Rail.
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What's making us curious?

    • blog
    • 08 June 2021

    Father’s Day Gift Guide 2021

    From cufflinks, cards to sweets. Spoil your dad with our unique gifts this Father's Day.

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    • blog
    • 04 June 2021

    Highlights from the Wish You Were Here Exhibition

    Curator Georgina shares her top 10 highlights from our new temporary exhibition Wish You Were Here.

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    • blog
    • 24 May 2021

    Gifts inspired by Wish You Were Here exhibition

    Shop our exclusive range of postcard inspired products specially created in celebration of our new exhibition.

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Make your next event extraordinary

The Postal Museum, home to Mail Rail, offers truly extraordinary venue spaces available for exclusive hire.

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