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What's on

    • 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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    • Event
    • 03 Nov 2021 - 02 Jan 2022
    • 10:30

    Christmas at The Postal Museum

    The Postal Museum brings festive spirit to London with the Mail Rail Christmas ride, nostalgic letters to Santa and family fun days.

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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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What's making us curious?

    • blog
    • 25 November 2021

    Christmas Gift Guide 2021

    Get into the festive spirit with gifts and accessories for all the family in The Postal Museum’s guide to all things merry and bright.

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    • blog
    • 23 November 2021

    Frank Musgrave Postcards

    Discover remarkable examples of postcards exchanged between Frank Musgrave and his wife during the First World War.

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    • blog
    • 09 November 2021

    Postcards from the First World War

    Assistant Curator Jane showcases a selection of First World War postcards that have recently joined our collection.

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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.
  • Members contribute to the whole life of The Postal Museum and at the same time receive a range of benefits.
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