Enjoy a season of Victorian-inspired activities and workshops at The Postal Museum this Christmas. And for a short time only, the subterranean Mail Rail Ride will get a festive makeover.
Mail Rail Christmas Ride
For a short time only, the subterranean Mail Rail Ride will get a festive makeover.
Christmas Gift Guide 2019
Get your Christmas shopping sorted with our ultimate Christmas gift guide.
The Postal Museum Exhibition
From cryptic Victorian Valentine cards to a lion encountered on Salisbury Plain. There’s nothing ordinary about the story of the post.
Discovery Room Mini-Exhibition
Drop in to The Discovery Room and view some of the wonderful Victorian Christmas cards and notices we hold in our collections.
The Post Office and Christmas in the Victorian era
Reveal intriguing insights into the Victorian postal service with Archivist Louise.Read more
Victorian Christmas Parcels
Ever wondered what parcels Victorians were sending at Christmas? What items were forbidden? Read on...Read more
Victorian Christmas Boxes
Thank you gifts for letter carriers, an unpopular ban and petitions across the country. Read more about the history of these Victorian Christmas treats.Read more
A Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol in 1843 and it is a window into Victorian society and how they celebrated Christmas. The stamps by Quentin Blake introduce you to some of the stories of key characters.Read more