Curious stories, personal passions and behind-the-scenes exclusives await in our museum blog:
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.
Archivist Helen explores the use of Greetings Telegrams by the Post Office and looks at their intricate designs.
Our collection of love letters spans over 100 years. Curator Joanna looks at three couples who used the post to express their feelings.
Curator Jessica is back with the postal canines of the past and their unusual jobs.
Today marks the 100th anniversary of the first entry in Blanche Horton's diary. Her account is an insightful firsthand vision of France just after WW1.
Archivist Helen explores the Post Office's role in helping Santa reply to letters from children across the nation.
Curator Jessica explores the museum collection and archive researching the Postal Service’s use of dogs in the past…
Are there ghosts in Mail Rail? Archivist Helen discovered an article in the 1928 Post Office magazine that talks 'Underground Wizardry'.
Don’t be a pirate, buy a licence! Archivist Helen explores records of a pirate radio station and the Post Office's involvement.
The mailboat RMS Leinster was sunk after being torpedoed by a German U-boat. Senior Archivist Gavin tells the unfolding story of the 1918 disaster.
This month marks the 50th anniversary of the F-type pillar box designed and developed by David Mellor.
150 years ago cats were first officially appointed by the Post Office. Senior Archivist Gavin reveals some early correspondence.