Attractions

Discover the surprising stories of the world's first social network. We are open everyday from 10.00-17.00.

Ride through the hidden tunnels and discover a unique piece of industrial heritage, then explore inspiring exhibitions packed with incredible objects, exciting stories and fun-filled interactive displays.

We recommend 2-3 hours to see The Postal Museum Exhibition, Mail Rail Exhibition and ride Mail Rail.

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  • Ride Mail Rail

    Experience 15 minutes of immersive underground exploration on our miniature trains. There’s even a surprise or two. Are you ready?

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  • Red and yellow train in Mail Rail exhibition depot

    Mail Rail Exhibition

    Explore the extraordinary stories behind Mail Rail – from conception to resurrection – and the people who made it all possible.

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  • 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.

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  • Voices from the Deep

    New exhibition reveals sunken, forgotten letters recently recovered from a shipwreck.

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  • Sorted! The Postal Play Space

    There’s sackloads of fun to be had in our indoor play area specially for kids aged 8 and under!

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  • Arts and crafts activity showing a decorated bottle in waves of tissue paper

    Easter Holidays 2018

    Meet pirates, mermaids, and ship captains this Easter holiday at The Postal Museum.

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