Curious stories, personal passions and behind-the-scenes exclusives await in our museum blog:
Ever wondered what parcels Victorians were sending at Christmas? What items were forbidden? Read on...
Reveal intriguing insights into the Victorian postal service with Archivist Louise.
Two books of remembrance listing all 12,830 postal workers killed in the two world wars go digital as Head of Collections Chris introduces a new website.
Archivist Helen uncovers documents about one of the most infamous serial killers in British history.
Sherlock Holmes has graced our television screen for decades and theatres for over a century. 1993 was the year it featured on British stamps.
Senior Curator Julian describes some of the oral history content that is included in our new exhibition.
50 years ago The Post Office became a public corporation. Explore the extraordinary life and career of the last Postmaster General.
The rail network in Britain expanded rapidly in Victorian times. Curator Julian explores this new form of transport.
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.