Curious stories, personal passions and behind-the-scenes exclusives await in our museum blog:
Archivist Helen gives some useful tips on how to research your family history and introduces our new Discovery Room.
109 years ago, two suffragettes posted themselves to 10 Downing Street to deliver a message personally to Prime Minister.
The mystery of Tolhurst illustrated envelopes continues as Curator Joanna uncovers the human story behind the mail art.
Fancy making your own Valentine's Day card? We have some beautiful images of the cards from our collection for you to get creative.
Today we're celebrating 100 years since Parliament passed a law which allowed some women to vote for the first time in history.
We love a mystery at The Postal Museum, and the identity of the artist behind these envelopes has intrigued us for years.
It's been 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality. Archivist Helen looks at the Post Office's records.
Taking part in Movember this month? Here's some inspiration from our collections to style your new moustache.
Imagine being one of the paper boxes in our repository. Our archivist Helen will give you a unique glimpse into its life.
Assistant Curator Jessica explains the journey of reuniting a Messenger Boy's cap with the right badge.
As we have finally settled in our new museum home, our Curator Joanna explains what it took to move our paintings collection.
Our Assistant Curator Jess gives us a glimpse of the new additions to our collection. Many of these have been kindly donated.
Assistant Curator Georgina tells us the stories of brave women and men in history and how they changed our lives forever.
Join our Archivist Matt Tantony as he goes on a photographic tour of a mechanised sorting office in the 1960s.
This week we're remembering the RMS Titanic on its 105th anniversary. How was the life of posties on board of the most famous ship of all?
This week we take a closer look at a stylistic and lyrical gem of the GPO Film Unit – and probably the greatest train documentary of all time.
8th March marks International Women’s Day and to celebrate our Curator Joanna looks at the story of Jean Cameron's clothing victory for women.
Ever seen a green post box? Senior Curator Julian Stray tells us a brief history of how the post box went from red to green and back again.
On this Valentine's Day we look closely at the unexpected phenomenon of the Victorian era - 'Vinegar Valentines'.
2016 was a massively busy year for The Postal Museum and Mail Rail. Join us as we review our favourite blogs of last year!