Curious stories, personal passions and behind-the-scenes exclusives await in our museum blog:
Christmas in May? It might sound way too early but our Events Team is already out and about to promote our Mail Rail space.
Follow Julian, our Senior Curator, as he hikes across the country to find some interesting designs of post boxes.
Join our Archivist Matt Tantony as he goes on a photographic tour of a mechanised sorting office in the 1960s.
Our Assistant Curator Georgina becomes an astronomer for a day as she deep dives into our collection to find the best of Space on the stamps.
Titanic had a Post Office and Mail Room deep in the ship but how was the life of posties on board of the most famous ship of all?
If you're keen to learn more about Mail Rail read on! In this blog we will reveal some interesting facts about Mail Rail that you might not have known.
Deputy Curator Georgina takes us through some of her favourite stamps featuring mothers of all kinds.
This week we take a closer look at a stylistic and lyrical gem of the GPO Film Unit – and probably the greatest train documentary of all time.
Moving our entire collection to a new location is not an easy task. Our Curator Joanna explains what it takes to tackle each stage of the process.
8th March marks International Women’s Day and to celebrate our Curator Joanna looks at the story of Jean Cameron's clothing victory for women.
Ahead of World Book Day, we caught up with Assistant Curator Georgina who takes us through her favourite books appearing in stamp designs.
Ever seen a green post box? Senior Curator Julian Stray tells us a brief history of how the post box went from red to green and back again.
On this Valentine's Day we look closely at the unexpected phenomenon of the Victorian era - 'Vinegar Valentines'.
Preparations for our first exhibition are well under way and we caught up with the exhibition officer Emma, who went behind the scenes of the film shooting.
We're so excited to share the Royal Mail's news about releasing a special edition of stamps commemorating six Bowie album covers as well as four of his tours.
Did you know that it's National Opposites Day? Or rather, it isn't? Assistant Curator Georgina explores some polar opposite stamps...
2016 was a massively busy year for The Postal Museum and Mail Rail. Join us as we review our favourite blogs of last year!
As we look ahead to opening The Postal Museum this year, Archivist Matt looks back at a Post Office exhibition from 80 years ago...
Assistant Curator Jessica is fascinated by our weapons collection - but why do we have one? Why did the mail need guns?
Have you seen this year's Christmas stamps? We take a look at their 'paper cutting' style and even have a go ourselves...