27 May 2024 - 02 June 2024 / 10:00 - 17:00
The Postal Museum
Included in museum ticket

Channel your inner engineer this May half-term with an inventive family programme designed to explore your inner creative. Take part in creating a sustainable city fit for moving the mail.

Three brown-haired children wearing long-sleeved t-shirts taking part in an arts and crafts activity. They are holding Pritt Sticks and pencils.

What’s on

All family activities are included with museum admission along with a ride on Mail Rail, our underground postal railway. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis and children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Mini Makers: Make your own cardboard creation

Wednesday 29 May – Sunday 2 June
10:00-16:00, drop-in
Best for children aged 5-11 and their families
Takes place in the Mail Rail depot

Mail Rail was the solution to a big postie problem. Using a range of recycled and reusable material unleash your imagination and inner inventor.

Craft your very own cardboard creation inspired by postal inventions from the past, present and beyond!

Enjoy a 45-minute session in our play area for children 8 and under.

Sorted! The Postal Play Space



  • “A must-see for adults and children alike”

    Graeme, TripAdvisor

  • “Loads of fun interactive things for kids of all ages”

    Sarah, Google Reviews