12 August 2024 / 10:00 - 17:00
The Postal Museum
£3.50 per person

Post Early is a relaxed event that has been co-produced with Ambitious about Autism and a group of their autistic Youth Patrons.

Young boy plays with an interactive exhibition. He is small with dark hair and a blue t-shirt on. He is concentrating on his activity.

Although the event is designed to support autistic and neurodiverse people, including families and adults, it is suitable for anyone who would benefit from visiting the museum when it is less crowded and noisy.


  • £3.50 per person.
  • Visitors are welcome to book a space for 1 accompanying companion or carer (included in the admission fee). Please email the Bookings Support Team if you require additional essential companion or carer tickets at: [email protected]
  • Admission includes entry to all exhibitions and an optional ride on Mail Rail.

Booking / Contact Information

  • Places are limited and must be pre-booked.
  • To make a booking use the link on this page, email the Bookings Support Team or call 0300 0300 700

About the Event

  • At this event visitors can ride Mail Rail, access Sorted!, Postal Play Space, explore the exhibitions with adjustments and lowered volume levels and take part in a facilitated open-ended arts and crafts activity.
  • There is a quiet space to take some time to relax and resources available to borrow to support you on your visit.
  • The archive team will have objects on display in Mail Rail and answer any questions you might have.
  • The café will be open and will offer 20% discount on food and drink.

Mail Rail access

The size and design of the ride carriages and the evacuation procedure means Mail Rail is not suitable for all visitors. See our Mail Rail page to find out more about ride restrictions and what to expect, to help you decide if riding is suitable for you.

Travelling to the museum

The nearest step-free station is King’s Cross St Pancras Station which is a 20-minute walk to the museum. Farringdon Station is a 15-minute walk to the museum but does not provide level access. See our Visit us page for more information about travelling to the museum.

Pre-visit information

To help you plan your trip, visit our Accessibility page for useful information, including a visual story and a pre-visit film.