15 February 2019 / 14:00 - 15:00
Learning Space A
First Floor, The Postal Museum

The National Postal Museum was officially opened by HM The Queen 50 years ago on Wednesday, 19 February 1969. Built partly to house an award-winning collection of British Victorian stamps – donated by Reginald Phillips in 1965 – the museum provided unrivalled public access to its collections.

In this afternoon talk, find out more about the history of The National Postal Museum – predecessor to The Postal Museum.

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Presented by Douglas Muir, Senior Curator, Philately at The Postal Museum.

Photo of visitors to The Postal Museum listening to a talk.

Talk: A History of the National Postal Museum