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.
Open everyday (except 24-26 December) from 10.00 – 17.00.
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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
Writing Home – Letters as a lifeline
Uncover inspiring stories showing the power of the post to connect loved ones living apart.Find out more
Ride Mail Rail
Secret, forgotten and abandoned until now. Take a ride and explore this unique space from 4 September.Find out more
Families are Sorted! with The Postal Museum’s play space and summer activities.Read more
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