11 October 2024 / 10:00 - 17:00
The Postal Museum
£6 per ticket

Self-led visits with an educational rate – for Home Educating families available on set dates.


  • Lead your own visit, your way. Discover over 500 years of social, industrial and people’s history through the post. Explore communication stories that can support and inspire home learning.

    Key information:

    • Suitable for all ages.
    • Mail Rail ride and exhibition trail
    • The Postal Museum Exhibitions
    • Sorted! The Postal Play Space. Optional for children aged 8 and under.


    About the day
    There may be school bookings or adult group visits on the same day. Your visit is entirely self-led. You are welcome to use gallery trails which are available to collect in the Mail Rail and The Postal Museum Welcome spaces.

  • Information for Home Educators

    Visit our Home Educators page to read our FAQs for Home Educators and to find out more about other events, including Home Ed Days.

    Plan your day
    Your ticket includes a time to ride Mail Rail. Mail Rail trains have a strict capacity to ensure we can offer a safe visit. It is important to arrive in time for your ride.

    Sorted! The Postal Play Space (children aged 8 and under):
    If you wish to book Sorted! tickets can be booked separately on the general tickets page.

    Learning resources
    Explore our resources to bring home learning to life.

    Upcoming dates
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Book tickets

£6.00 per ticket: Entry to The Postal Museum and Mail Rail Exhibitions and Mail Rail ride.

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