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What's on

    • 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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    • Event
    • 24 October 2022
    • 10:00

    Post Early: Relaxed Events at The Postal Museum

    Post Early is a relaxed 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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What's making us curious?

    • blog
    • 31 August 2022

    Early industrial action in the 1890s

    Today is day two of national postal strikes in the UK. We look back at early industrial action in 1890.

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    • blog
    • 26 August 2022

    A brief history of national postal strikes

    Today, postal workers start the first day of national strikes since 2009.

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    • blog
    • 24 June 2022

    1971 Strike: No post, No benefits, No calls

    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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