Curious stories, personal passions and behind-the-scenes exclusives await in our museum blog:
Read extracts from the hilarious letters of complaint sent by Mrs. Edna Welthorpe – a pseudonym of controversial 60s playwright Joe Orton.
Love, war and friendship. Student Francesco gives us a unique glimpse into people's lives through their letters.
Archivist Louise explores a story of a suffragette Florence Feek, who fought tirelessly for women's rights.
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.
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.
Assistant Curator Georgina tells us the stories of brave women and men in history and how they changed our lives forever.
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?
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.
2016 was a massively busy year for The Postal Museum and Mail Rail. Join us as we review our favourite blogs of last year!
Assistant Curator Jessica is fascinated by our weapons collection - but why do we have one? Why did the mail need guns?
A box in our collection set Curator Joanna on the trail of a moving story of romance, artistry and even secret messages...
Nene Valley Railway are helping restore our Bag Exchange Apparatus. See how it worked - and hear a tragic tale of its danger...
Small acts, like relocating a war memorial, are essential to remember the sacrifices made by men and women in times of war.
What a month! Sparks flew as stamps and graphic novels collided, and two rock legends' albums converged thanks to our friends at the Smithsonian...
An intriguing set of stamp designs coming out this Thursday gives our Director, Adrian Steel, the chance to reveal one of his passions: crime fiction...
Investigating a mysterious letter, Curator Joanna Espin discovers a deeply personal window onto a journey taken 135 years ago...