Tuesday to Friday / 10:00 - 17:00
Discovery Room, The Postal Museum
No charge, tickets not required

Drop in to the Discovery Room during your visit to view special temporary displays of objects from The Postal Museum archive.


The end of the GPO, 1969

3 – 28 September

The end of the GPO, 1969

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Post Office ceasing to be a government department and becoming a public corporation, this display will use contemporary documents to illustrate the milestone.


Sherlock Holmes

1 October – 2 November

Sherlock Holmes

Part of Crime Season at The Postal Museum, this display will look at the fictional private detective Sherlock Holmes and his depiction on stamps, revealing the secret clues to be found in the designs.


The Discovery Room is open Tuesday to Friday and every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 10.00 – 17.00 (excluding bank holidays), to visitors who want to delve deeper into the history of the postal service, and study original archive material.