23 July - 1 September 2024
The Postal Museum
Included in museum ticket

Take part in The Postal Museum’s Summer of fun with Messy Monster and friends.

Follow a discovery trail, ride the 100-year-old Mail Rail and get hands on with fun family crafts activities in partnership with OKIDO.

What’s on

All family activities are included with museum admission along with a ride on Mail Rail, our underground postal railway. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

OKIDO family trail

Tuesday 23 July – Sunday 1 September
Best for children aged 5-11 and their families
The Postal Museum

Find Messy and friends in 10 secret locations around the museum and collect a stamp and sticker at the end.

Family arts and crafts

Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
10:00-16:00, drop-in
Best for children aged 5-11 and their families
Mail Rail Depot

Take part in one of our creative arts and crafts activities on selected days throughout the summer. Make an origami letter, create a Messy postal cart paper toy, or have fun doodling through a postal maze.

We’re also taking over the August issue of OKIDO Magazine with loads of activities, games, and postal-themed fun. You can pick up a copy in the museum’s shop or subscribe to OKIDO Magazine online.

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