Find out more about how you can help us care for more than 500 years of communications history.

By supporting us, and becoming part of our story, you enable us to:

  • Care for the 60,000 items we have in our collection
  • Safeguard the world’s largest and most important collection of British stamps
  • Maintain our two trains, and the tunnels in Mail Rail
  • Offer free access to our archive via our Discovery Room and online portal
  • Enrich classroom teaching with free learning resources for teachers and children
  • Reach vulnerable people in our community
  • And much more…

Whether you choose to donate when you buy a ticket, or volunteer, become a Patron, or Sponsor a Sleeper, your support really is at the heart of everything we do. If you feel inspired to give to us, we have a range of options, each of which comes with its own rewards.

How to give to us

Below are just some of the ways that you can give to us, please click the links to find out more.
Or you can email us at:, or call us on: 0300 0300 700

Thank you.

  • Patronage and Individual Support

    Patrons and donors play a critical role and are at the very heart of our museum.

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  • Donate

    Help us bring the extraordinary story of the postal service to life, sharing and protecting it for future generations. Donate now!

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  • Sponsor a Sleeper

    Sponsor a Sleeper today and join us on an exclusive walking tour through the tunnels of Mail Rail.

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  • Volunteer with us

    Passionate about history, industry, art and design? Join our friendly team of volunteers! What could you do?

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  • Supporters

    We would like to thank those who are generously supporting The Postal Museum and Mail Rail.

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