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

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