11 June 2018 / 11:00 - 15:00
Discovery Room, First Floor, The Postal Museum
Tickets not required

Times: 11.00 – 11.30 and 2.30 – 3.00

Join our Senior Archivist to find out more about the 70th anniversary of the first public mail service by helicopter and see some original documents from The Royal Mail Archive. Depending on numbers, there will also be the chance to see where the Archive is stored.

A black and white photo of a Helicopter mail trial in Norfolk. Postal staff surround a helicopter.

Helicopter mail trials in Norfolk, 1948. (POST 118/1959)


The Discovery Room is open all year round to visitors who wish to find out more about the history of the postal service and study original archive material.