Curious stories, personal passions and behind-the-scenes exclusives await in our museum blog:
Should auld acquaintance be forgot...Assistant Curator Georgina remembers a Scottish poet Robert Burns through stamps.
Dr Sean Kingsley tells the story of a letter reunited with the recipient's family almost 80 years later.
Curator Jessica is back with the postal canines of the past and their unusual jobs.
Our year in pictures. Check out the top 10 Instagram pictures of 2018 from the world of The Postal Museum.
Christmas is coming! Assistant Curator Georgina shares her favourite festive stamp artworks.
Visit our award-winning shop this Christmas and pick up a selection of wonderful gifts for both children and adults.
Today marks the 100th anniversary of the first entry in Blanche Horton's diary. Her account is an insightful firsthand vision of France just after WW1.
Archivist Helen explores the Post Office's role in helping Santa reply to letters from children across the nation.
Take a peek at the items behind our new stamp artwork display with Assistant Curator Georgina.
Curator Jessica explores the museum collection and archive researching the Postal Service’s use of dogs in the past…
2018 marks the centenary of the end of WWI. From poppies to poetry, Assistant Curator Georgina picks her favourite commemorative stamp designs.
Are there ghosts in Mail Rail? Archivist Helen discovered an article in the 1928 Post Office magazine that talks 'Underground Wizardry'.
It's been 100 years since Stonehenge was left to the nation. Assistant Curator Georgina explores some wonderful designs of this world famous monument.
Don’t be a pirate, buy a licence! Archivist Helen explores records of a pirate radio station and the Post Office's involvement.
The mailboat RMS Leinster was sunk after being torpedoed by a German U-boat. Senior Archivist Gavin tells the unfolding story of the 1918 disaster.
This month marks the 50th anniversary of the F-type pillar box designed and developed by David Mellor.
Read extracts from the hilarious letters of complaint sent by Mrs. Edna Welthorpe – a pseudonym of controversial 60s playwright Joe Orton.
150 years ago cats were first officially appointed by the Post Office. Senior Archivist Gavin reveals some early correspondence.
50 years ago stamp classes were introduced by the Postal Office. Volunteer Cyril has first-class details of this new system.
How have felines infiltrated our postage stamps? Assistant Curator Georgina tells us more...