Post Office at War

Visit this June for a month of activities marking the essential role the Post Office played in the First and Second World Wars.


  • Mini-Exhibition: Treaty of Versailles and Blanche Horton’s diary

    Visit our museum exhibition to see a copy of the Treaty of Versailles on display with a diary of Blanche Horton, who travelled to Paris as part of the Peace Congress delegation.

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  • Voices from the Deep

    Sunken, forgotten, and then saved from the depths of the ocean: our temporary exhibition reveals letters and artefacts recovered from a Second World War shipwreck.

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  • The Post Office and the First World War

    The First World War brought many changes to the Post Office, and it was never the same again.

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  • The Post Office Rifles

    Around 12,000 men fought for the Post Office Rifles throughout the regiment's history.

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