17 July - 8 September 2018 / 10:00 - 17:00
Discovery Room, First Floor, The Postal Museum
Tickets not required

View mini-exhibitions in The Discovery Room at The Postal Museum this summer.


The Prince of Wales: 17 July – 4 August

To mark 60 years since Prince Charles became the 21st Prince of Wales, we look at stamps which have documented his life and the history of this illustrious title.

Image of three stamps from 1969, showing a dragon, a castle and cross to celebrate Charles becoming the Prince of Wales.


The Great Train Robbery: 7 August – 8 September

Display marking the 55th anniversary of the infamous attack on a Travelling Post Office in a £2.6 million robbery.

A wanted poster and a newspaper front page showing photographs of the gang involved in The Great Train Robbery.


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.