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?

    • 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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    • Event
    • Coming soon
    • 08:00

    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.

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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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    Help us bring the extraordinary story of the postal service to life by making a one off or regular donation.
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  • Membership

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

    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
    • 17 June 2021

    Postcards by Peter Liversidge

    We visited artist Peter Liversidge in his studio to learn about the creative process behind his latest work in collaboration with the museum.

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    • 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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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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