Thursdays in term time
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.

  • Build towns, tunnels and chutes to send messages
  • Sort shapes, pack, stack and post parcels
  • Test transporting items big and small

Sessions are most suitable for children aged 2-5 years old. Younger siblings are welcome.

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
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Upcoming dates

  • Thursday 3 November
  • Thursday 10 November
  • Thursday 17 November
  • Thursday 24 November
  • Thursday 1 December
  • Post and Play Festive Fun: Thursday 8 and Thursday 15 December.

Add Sorted! to your visit

  • 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 on the booking page.
  • 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, Sorted! and Mail Rail.

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Supported by John Lyon’s Charity.