Thursdays in term time
10:15 - 11:00 and 11:30 - 12:15
Mail Rail Depot, The Postal Museum
£5 / £1 for Camden residents
For ages 5 and under

Join us for postal play sessions. Explore themes of engineering, transport and communication, develop new skills and have first class fun together.

  • Sort parcels by colour and shape at sorting stations 
  • Move the mail by road and rail at transportation hubs. 
  • Build tunnels, trains and chutes using your imagination to keep a tiny town connected. 

Book tickets

  • Includes entry to The Postal Museum exhibitions
  • £5 per child and accompanying adult
  • £1 per child and accompanying adult (Camden resident)
  • Under 6 months free
  • Adult ticket must be booked with child ticket as supervision is required

Add Sorted! to your visit

  • Ground floor of Mail Rail.
  • Enjoy a 45-minute session in our play area for children aged 8 and under.
  • Book Sorted! with your Post and Play session for £2 per child. Adults do not need a ticket.
  • Once you have added your Post and Play ticket to your basket, you will be given the option to add Sorted! tickets. You can skip this option if you don’t wish to buy Sorted! tickets.
  • The same session will be delivered at 10:15 and 11:30.
  • Sessions will be available to book in five-week blocks. You can book for one or multiple sessions.
  • Camden residents can book £1 tickets. You will be asked for proof of address at the point of booking.
  • Everyone attending will need a ticket. One free adult ticket is included in the ticket price. Babies under 6 months will also need a free ticket.
  • Sessions have capacity for one adult per child unless extra support is required. Additional adult tickets can be requested through our Box Office.
  • To ensure adequate supervision there is a maximum of three children per one adult. · Ticket sales end online at 9am on the day of the session.
  • Your ticket will provide entry to The Postal Museum exhibitions. You can add Sorted! The Postal Play Space to your visit for a discounted rate in the booking journey. The discount will be applied at checkout.
  • If you wish to ride Mail Rail you can add this to your visit on the booking page.
  • Arrive at Mail Rail welcome desk at least five minutes before your session time. Our Visitor Hosts will scan your ticket.
  • Sessions take place in the Mail Rail Depot accessed by going down one flight of stairs or a lift.
  • Buggy parking is available at Mail Rail where Post and Play sessions will be taking place.
  • Our café has highchairs and a Kids menu. Breastfeeding and bottle feeding are welcome anywhere in the museum. Show your ticket in the café for a £1 hot drink.
  • Unisex toilets including accessible toilets and baby changing facilities are located in The Postal Museum and Sorted!

Our Visit us page has all the information you need to plan your visit.

Upcoming dates

  • 9 February 2023

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Supported by John Lyon’s Charity.