Curious stories, personal passions and behind-the-scenes exclusives await in our museum blog:
What has a postcode to do with a fluffy pink elephant? Read more about the Post Office's 1980s PR sensation.
Postcodes - codes with letters and numbers. Read about the groundbreaking technology that changed the post forever.
Explore how Local Defence Volunteers prepared for possible invasion and how ordinary postal workers undertook their jobs in extraordinary circumstances.
Curator Joanna explores the Post Office's role in maintaining postal and telephone communications during the Second World War.
2019 marks the 190th anniversary of the move of the Post Office to St Martin’s-le-Grand.
Archivist Helen explores the Post Office's role in the events of Easter Rising and how its workers helped to keep communications open.
Don’t be a pirate, buy a licence! Archivist Helen explores records of a pirate radio station and the Post Office's involvement.
150 years ago cats were first officially appointed by the Post Office. Senior Archivist Gavin reveals some early correspondence.
To mark the centenary of slogan postmarks, volunteer Cyril searched through our collections for these printed messages.
Join Senior Archivist Gavin as he investigates the first attempts to deliver mail by helicopter. Did the service take off?
Our Senior Curator Julian is back exploring various post box designs. This time he takes us along the Norfolk Coast Path.
Follow Julian, our Senior Curator, as he hikes across the country to find some interesting designs of post boxes.
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?
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.
Archivist Matt Tantony travels back in time to the 1970 Lord Mayor’s Show, when a giant postman lumbered through the streets of London...