1 October (sold out)
The Postal Museum
For Islington and Camden residents
£1 per person

Come and join us to celebrate World Postcard Day!

A mum, with blonde curly hair, sits at her table with two fair haired boys and a browned haired girl. All of them are sticking stamps down to a piece of card.

We invite our local community to take a ride on Mail Rail, explore the history of postcards with an array of interactive activities, and discover the history of the postal service with your family and friends.


  • Booking essential.
  • £1 per person for residents of Islington and Camden.
  • Residents should bring proof of address with them on the day.
  • Admission includes entry to all exhibitions, activities and an optional ride on Mail Rail.

Booking / Contact information

  • Places are limited and must be pre-booked.
  • To make a booking, click on the link below or contact the Bookings Support Team by emailing [email protected] or calling 0300 0300 700.

Add Sorted! to your visit? 

  • Enjoy a 45-minute session in our play area for children aged 8 and under.
  • Book Sorted! with your visit for £2 per child. Adults do not need a ticket.

For details please read

Mail Rail access:

  • The size and design of the ride carriages and the evacuation procedure means Mail Rail is not suitable for all visitors.
  • See the Mail Rail page to find out more about ride restrictions and what to expect, in order to help you decide if riding is suitable for you.

Pre-visit information

  • To help you plan your trip, visit our Accessibility page for useful information, including a visual story and a pre-visit film.