09 April 2019 - 26 April 2019 / 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 a mini-exhibition on the GPO during the 1916 Easter Rising.


Easter Rising 1916

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.

Photo of Dublin Savings Bank during Easter Rising in 1916.

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.