Curious stories, personal passions and behind-the-scenes exclusives await in our museum blog:
Explore how Local Defence Volunteers prepared for possible invasion and how ordinary postal workers undertook their jobs in extraordinary circumstances.
Beatrice, Senior Curator at Museum of London, tells a fascinating story of a wedding dress worn by postal brides.
Prankster or visionary? Curator Joanna looks at Rocket Mail inventor Gerhard Zucker and his early experiments in the 1930s.
Curator Joanna explores the changes for women employed by the Post Office during The First World War.
Dr Sean Kingsley tells another remarkable story of a letter reunited with its recipient almost 80 years later.
Our collection of love letters spans over 100 years. Curator Joanna looks at three couples who used the post to express their feelings.
Dr Sean Kingsley tells the story of a letter reunited with the recipient's family almost 80 years later.
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.
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.
Titanic had a Post Office and Mail Room deep in the ship but 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!