News

Updates, announcements and sneak peeks!

Don’t miss out on any of the latest Postal Museum news:

    • 05 September 2017
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    Mail Rail service update 5 and 6 September

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    • 14 July 2017
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    Tickets now on sale

    We're excited to announce that tickets for The Postal Museum and Mail Rail went on sale on Thursday 13 July 2017, with an exclusive 24-hour preview sale for our newsletter subscribers.

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    • 11 July 2017
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    Tickets going on sale!

    We're excited to announce that tickets for the museum and Mail Rail ride will be on sale on Thursday 13 July 2017.

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    • 27 June 2017
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    Visiting with kids? We’ve got it Sorted!

    Today we're excited to finally unveil our new family play space, Sorted! as well as a jam-packed programme of family activities for the school summer holidays.

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    • 13 June 2017
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    A Royal Visit

    This morning, we were honoured to welcome Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal to ceremonially open The Postal Museum.

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    • 07 June 2017
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    The Postal Museum’s Opening Date Announced

    We're pleased to confirm that The Postal Museum and Mail Rail will officially open to the public on Friday 28 July.

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    • 04 April 2017
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    We’re Opening July 2017

    This morning, we’ve made the exciting announcement that we’ll be opening in July 2017.

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    • 16 March 2017
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    Susan Raikes Joins Board of Trustees

    Susan Raikes, Head of the Department of Learning and National Partnerships at the British Museum has joined the Board of Trustees.

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    • 03 March 2017
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    New walls and old friends

    Over the road from the Mail Rail depot, the new museum has been undergoing all sorts of changes to make it fit for purpose. Last month we made some great progress.

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    • 08 December 2016
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    Auction stations

    It's an exciting time: next week, we'll be putting a colourful selection of posters up for sale at Onslow Auctions. Have a browse!

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    • 02 December 2016
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    Sneak peek: Mail Rail footage

    Mail Rail has come one step closer to opening: we lowered our new trains into the tunnels and took them for a test drive...

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    • 25 November 2016
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    Playing with trains

    How do you build a train for a historic underground railway? See for yourself! We've had two new carriages built for our ride experience...

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    • 28 June 2016
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    All taking shape

    Time for another update on our exciting project, and things have come along in leaps and bounds. Take a quick journey behind the scenes...

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    • 26 May 2016
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    The Loco and the Mule

    There's always something curious going on down in Mail Rail. This time, while part of an old loco leaves, a mockup 'mule' takes to the rails...

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    • 17 March 2016
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    Laying the foundations

    Take a look at the latest progress - above and below ground - as work on The Postal Museum presses ahead...

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    • 17 February 2016
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    Breaking ground in Mail Rail

    Today we introduced The Postal Museum and Mail Rail to the world, allowing a lucky few - including guest of honour Dan Snow - down into our tunnels for a taste of their exciting future.

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