Get your Christmas shopping sorted with our ultimate Christmas gift guide.

Find the perfect gift for your nearest and dearest this festive season at The Postal Museum. Shop both in-store and online for creative gifting ideas.

Queen Victoria & Albert Christmas Decorations, £10 Each

Our pick for when you want your Christmas tree to look extra special this festive season. Shop young Victoria and Albert decorations by St. Nicolas, a specialist in bespoke Christmas decorations. All decorations are handmade, and the time taken to make each one is reflected in their unique quality.

Spend/Save screen printed purses, £12.50 Each

These wonderful screen-printed purses from Chase & Wonder are a beautiful gift for that special someone who likes to watch the pennies. Made by a social enterprise whose aim is to develop skills for adults recovering from mental illness.

Spend/Save Purses £12.50, Love Letters of Great Men and Women £9.99, Shaped Paperclips £5, Year Planner £4, ‘The Botanist’ Candle £25.

100 Letters that changed the world, £9.99

100 Letters is a new book created exclusively for The Postal Museum. Filled with letters of importance from legendary and influential figures, from Napoleon and Van Gogh to Bill Gates and Greta Thunberg, 100 letters is a surprising and enthralling read.

Glass Decorations, £6  SOLD OUT

Beautifully designed by Gisela Graham, this glass painted letterbox is the perfect Christmas souvenir from your trip to The Postal Museum. It looks stunning both hanging from a tree or standing on a mantle or shelf.

Tool Box truck, £15

For all avid motorheads, this toolbox truck features screwdrivers aplenty to solve all your DIY needs. Classically designed in a retro truck box, this tool kit makes the perfect gift for the handy person in your life.

Hobsons beer gift set £12.50, G-Clamp Bottle opener £8, Truck Tool Box £15, Mail Rail Book £9.99.

The Great Brain Robbery Book, £12.99

Second in the series from author P.G Bell, The Great Brain Robbery delivers you back to Trollville and the Union of Impossible places on the Impossible Postal Express. For ages 9+ this read will take you away to an imaginative world full of adventure and fun.

Rose and Lemon Turkish Delight, £10

This handmade Rose and Lemon Turkish Delight is presented in a charming and ornate box. Carefully made in Turkey for Mr Stanley, this delicious treat is a must for a classy tea party or after-dinner indulgence.

Turkish Delight £10, Giant Candy Cane £4, Chocolate Cigars £10.

Master Boddington’s Pencils for all occasions, £8

Master Bodington’s eight very important pencils for discerning children feature eight uses, from ‘top secret notes’ to ‘homework’. Use the ‘For keep out signs’ pencil to secure your privacy or the ‘For thank yous’ to send out all those post-Christmas gratitude notes.


Holiday Telegram postcard set £12.50, Pencils for all occasions £8, North Pole Gift tag £8, Santa writes back set £20.

A Curious Guide to London, £10.99

A curious guide to London takes you on a captivating tour of the city you think you know, unearthing the capital’s secrets and commemorating its rich and colourful history. The lovely hardback book also features beautiful illustrations throughout.

The Postal Museum 2020 Calendar, £10 [now £5]

Discover 12 original designs from The Postal Museum archive, all compiled smartly into this bright and unique calendar for 2020. Now at 50% off!

Gift Membership, from £45 per year

Stuck for ideas? If socks won’t do, why not treat your loved one to exclusive access to The Postal Museum with a range of exciting benefits throughout the year.

Gift Vouchers

Treat your loved one to an experience they’ll never forget! Get them a Gift Voucher to explore Mail Rail and The Postal Museum.

All items featured and more are available in The Postal Museum’s gift shops or online in the gift guide 2019 collection.

Don’t forget to order before 19 December 2019 to get your presents in time for Christmas!

– Imogen, Retail buying and Operations assistant