05 February - 26 April 2018 / 10:00 - 17:00
Discovery Room
First Floor, The Postal Museum
No charge, tickets not required

Drop in to the Discovery Room during your visit for mini-exhibitions on greetings telegrams, book-themed stamps and the GPO during the 1916 Easter Rising.

We Love Greetings Telegrams!

5 February – 2 March 2019

See a small selection of our Intricately designed Greetings Telegrams. The Telegrams on display will all have the theme of love and were Issued for Valentines and Weddings.

World Book Day

5 March – 6 April 2019

To mark World Book Day, we’re exploring the artwork and stamps produced to celebrate children’s literature. Looking at; King Arthur, Lord of the Rings and the Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling.

Easter Rising 1916

9 – 26 April 2019

In April 1916 Irish Republicans took control of GPO Dublin as part of their campaign against British rule. This display feature archive material telling the story of the Rising and how the Post Office worked to keep communications open.

Greetings Telegram (POST 104/10)
5 March – 6 April 2019. World Book Day.
9 – 26 April 2019. Easter Rising 1916.


The Discovery Room is open from Tuesday to Saturday all year round to visitors who want to delve deeper into the history of the postal service, and study original archive material.