27 August 2023
The Postal Museum
For current and past Royal Mail Staff
£1 per person including family and friends

Explore and celebrate the inextricable ties our objects and stories have to the experience of postal workers today.

Two Postal Workers are smiling while playing dress up
A Dad carries his young child in the Mail Rail queue
Ride Mail Rail
Our curator Corrine listens as a Postal worker and his wife talk through their Post Office experience
Explore the collections
Explore the collections
Join family activities
Join family activities
Join family activities

Past and present Royal Mail staff are invited to join us at the next Royal Mail Staff Open Day.

Take a ride on Mail Rail, take part in an array of interactive activities and discover the history of the postal service with your family and friends.


  • Booking essential.
  • £1 per person for staff and accompanying family members and friends.
  • Current staff should bring their Royal Mail ID card with them to gain entry.
  • Admission includes entry to all exhibitions, activities and an optional ride on Mail Rail.

Booking / Contact information

  • Places are limited and must be pre-booked.
  • To make a booking, click on the link below or contact the Bookings Support Team by emailing [email protected] or calling 0300 0300 700.

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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 the Mail Rail page to find out more about ride restrictions and what to expect, in order to help you decide if riding is suitable for you.

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.