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What's on

    • Family Event
    • Friday 22 July - Wednesday 31 August 2022

    Dear Zoo Summer Holidays

    Visit The Postal Museum this summer to join a range of family activities and fun with Dear Zoo.

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    • Exhibition
    • 30 March 2022 - 01 January 2023

    Sorting Britain: The Power of Postcodes

    Discover the ground-breaking technology that changed the post forever in a new exhibition.

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    • Event
    • Various dates and times

    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
    • 24 June 2022

    The First National Postal Strike

    As news circulates of more than 115,000 postal workers being balloted to vote on industrial action, Archivist Helen looks back at the 1971 postal strike.

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    • blog
    • 16 June 2022

    Meet the Maker: Dean Morris

    Exploring LGBTQ+ greetings card design with Dean Morris and the Gay Pride Shop in Manchester.

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    • blog
    • 10 June 2022

    A Day in the Life of a Coding Desk Operator

    Step into the shoes of Coding Desk Operator Matthew and find out what it was like to work with sorting machines in the 1980s.

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The Postal Museum relies on the generous support of donors in order to keep our doors open and care for our collections. Find out how you could help.
  • Members contribute to the whole life of The Postal Museum and at the same time receive a range of benefits.
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