Curious stories, personal passions and behind-the-scenes exclusives await in our museum blog:
It's 200th anniversary since the birth of Prince Albert, consort to Queen Victoria. Deputy Curator Georgina shares his legacy.
Have a nosey around our Museum Object Store in Essex on a behind the scenes tour.
What is this strange blue thing? Archivist Matt Tantony investigates the tech that kept Mail Rail moving.
What has a postcode to do with a fluffy pink elephant? Read more about the Post Office's 1980s PR sensation.
July marks the final of the Cricket World Cup. Take a look at this traditional British sport through stamps.
Senior Curator Julian tells about the crew's battle to survive on a sinking Post Office Packet Boat.
Read Blanche's unique diary as she witnesses the signing of the Treaty of Versailles 100 years ago.
Curator Joanna explores the Post Office's role in maintaining postal and telephone communications during the Second World War.
Coach, train or pentacycles? Senior Curator Julian takes you on a journey of the mail transport revolution.
To mark the 200th birthday of Queen Victoria we look at the inventions and new traditions brought in by the Victorians.
Explore why Queen Victoria gave Royal Assent to standardising time across Great Britain and how the General Post Office kept track of timekeeping.
Archivist Helen explores the Post Office's role in the events of Easter Rising and how its workers helped to keep communications open.
Curator Joanna dives into our wonderful Easter card collection to show us her favourite designs.
You challenged us on Twitter to find brilliant and bizarre things from our collections. Here’s what we uncovered...
Senior Archivist Gavin shares his Archive favourites.
In celebration of London Dog Week Deputy Curator Jessica shares her favourite museum canines.
Our 18th-century horse-drawn Mail Coach gets its wheels removed and restored. But how do you build new ones?
Prankster or visionary? Curator Joanna looks at Rocket Mail inventor Gerhard Zucker and his early experiments in the 1930s.
Discover the secrets of this rare 1922 copy of the confiscated book with Senior Archivist Gavin.
Curator Joanna explores the changes for women employed by the Post Office during The First World War.