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
Arts & Crafts: Festive Thank You’s
Create a postbox-shaped gift bag with a thank you message, inspired by Victorian Christmas boxes given to postmen for their good service. Led by illustrator and author, Salvatore Rubbino.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
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?
Victorian Christmas Parcels
Ever wondered what parcels Victorians were sending at Christmas? What items were forbidden? Read on...Read more
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
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.