The Postal Museum Exhibition
From cryptic Victorian Valentine cards to a lion encountered on Salisbury Plain. And the odd pistol, too. There’s nothing ordinary about the story of the post.
What surprises await...
Posters and design
Get up close to designs by giants of 20th century graphic art who designed posters for Transport for London as well.
Fend off highway men (and the odd lionness) in our mail coach game. Can you deliver the mail on time?
Whole sheet of Penny Blacks, the world’s first adhesive postage stamp.
Postbuses used both to deliver mail to remote or rural areas and ferry passengers.
Dress up for all ages
This is not the place to take yourself too seriously!
Send a secret message to a friend (or stranger) and watch your messages wizz over head.
Also of interest
Letting you make the most out of your visit, our audio guide allows you to explore the galleries in 5 languages.Find out more
Ride Mail Rail
Experience 15 minutes of immersive underground exploration. There's even a surprise or two. Are you ready?Find out more
Mail Rail Exhibition
Explore the extraordinary stories behind Mail Rail – from conception to resurrection – and the people who made it all possible.Find out more
Families are Sorted! with The Postal Museum’s play space and year-round activities.Read more
Plan your visit
All the practical stuff you need to know for your visit to London's newest attraction.Read more