17 September 2018 / 11:00 - 15:00
The Discovery Room, First Floor, The Postal Museum

Times: 11.00-11.30 and 14.30-15.00
Drop-in, tickets not required


Find out more about the lives and work of post office cats since their first official appointment 150 years ago in September 1868. There will be the chance to see a display of original material and depending on numbers there will also be the chance to see where our archive is stored. With Senior Archivist Gavin McGuffie.

A black and white photo of a tabby cat.

Post Office cat ‘Tibs the Great’ in 1954.


The Discovery Room is open all year round to visitors who wish to find out more about the history of the postal service and study original archive material.