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

Get inspired with our Postal Museum gift guide, filled with original ideas and unique gifts for all the family. Everything in our gift guide is available on the online shop.

Robin Salt & Pepper shakers – £10

Photo showing Christmas robin-themed ceramic salt and pepper shakers.

A fantastic way to trim your Christmas dinner table, these lovely salt and pepper vessels are both practical and beautiful.

Robin on a Telephone / Letter box Decoration – £5 each

Photo showing two Christmas tree decorations with robins sitting on a letterbox and phonebox.

Amongst our wide range of Christmas decorations available online this festive season, are these classic robin topped telephone and letter boxes. Wonderfully festive with a smattering of snow, these ornaments will bring character to any tree.

Post Office Railway Tea Towel – £10

Photo showing a printed tea towel with an old map of the Post Office Railway system.

Missing the Mail Rail? Trace the entire Post Office Railway map with this stylish tea towel. The perfect encouragement anyone needs to take on that post Christmas dinner washing up!

Typewriter Paper – £11.99

Photo showing a box with typewriter paper and other stationery on a desk.

Calling all letter writers, list makers and stationery fans! This quirky notepaper encased in a vintage typewriter style box is the perfect accessory for stylish desks everywhere.

Oil Jug Tool Kit – £20

Neatly packed into this oil jug shaped box, this tool kit contains a plethora of real tools to solve your DIY needs. An ideal gift for the handy person around your home.

Gulp Water Bottle – £15

Quirky and portable thirst quencher. If your New Year’s resolution is to drink more water, or you want to encourage your loved ones to do so, this is the accessory for you!

Pull along wooden train – £15

This lovely wooden pull along train has the royal seal of approval, making it on to William and Kate’s Christmas card in 2015. Beautifully designed, this timeless toy will bring hours of imaginative fun all year round.

Broken dog Jigsaw – £13

Featuring an image from The Postal Museum archives, this jigsaw reminding you to pack your parcels carefully comes in a charming cotton bag. Perfect Christmas day fun for all the family.

100 Letters that changed the world – £9.99

An ever popular exclusive at the Postal Museum, 100 letters is a treasure trove of fascinating stories in the form of letters to and from extraordinary and influential figures throughout history and in the modern age. From Winston Churchill to Bill Gates, Oscar Wilde to Edward Snowden, 100 letters is an infinitely re-readable gem.

Posters & Prints

Visit our print shop to customise your very own Postal Archive print. With a choice of sizes, frames and print surfaces, as well as hundreds of different designs, from photographs of the Mail Rail to vintage publicity posters, you are sure to find a design to suit any home.

Crime range

  • The Great Train Robbery book £9.99
  • Mug £4.50
  • Notebook set £2.50
  • Keyring £2
  • Bookmark £1
  • Pencil 75p

Our Crime and the post range is a limited edition run of accessories created to celebrate the current Postal Museum temporary exhibition, The Great Train Robbery: Crime & the Post. These stylish designs are perfect for the true crime fanatic in your life.

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The Postal Museum Team