What's coming up?
Mail Rail Christmas Ride
For a short time only, the subterranean Mail Rail Ride will get a festive makeover.Read more
Closed 24 – 26 December
The Postal Museum and Mail Rail will be closed on 24-26 December 2018 for Christmas.Read more
Marvellous marbling inks | Christmas 2018
Create your own swirling patterns using marbling inks. Use your design to create unique Christmas gift tags, greetings cards or baubles to take home.Find out more
Patronage and Individual SupportPatrons and donors play a critical role and are at the very heart of our museum.Become a patron today
Sponsor a SleeperSponsor a Sleeper today and receive an exclusive opportunity to Walk the Rails in the tunnels of Mail Rail.Reserve a sleeper
DonateHelp us bring the extraordinary story of the postal service to life.Give today
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What's making us curious?
Xmas Gift Guide
Visit our award-winning shop this Christmas and pick up a selection of wonderful gifts for both children and adults.Read more
Blanche Horton’s Diary
Today marks the 100th anniversary of the first entry in Blanche Horton's diary. Her account is an insightful firsthand vision of France just after WW1.Read more
Santa’s Little Helpers
Archivist Helen explores the Post Office's role in helping Santa reply to letters from children across the nation.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.
CaféEnjoy our chilled new café
Stop by The Counter Café for fresh, seasonal food and expertly made barista coffee.
SchoolsBook your visit today
Inspiring, interactive workshops, storytelling and science shows to stimulate your pupils' curiosity.