Families

From a jam-packed programme of free workshops, an underground ride on Mail Rail and Sorted! The Postal Play Space, we are one of London's friendliest family destinations.
  • Visit us

    All the practical information you'll need to help plan your visit.

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  • Sorted! The Postal Play Space

    There's sackloads of fun to be had in our indoor play area specially for kids aged 8 and under!

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  • Mail Rail

    Secret, forgotten and abandoned until now. Take a ride and explore this unique experience.

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  • The Jolly Postman trail

    Join story-book favourite The Jolly Postman on his rounds through 500 years of history.

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Activities

Explore postal themed games and activities from home. Want to see more? Browse our page of activities for families.

  • Holiday from Home: Write and Send a Postcard

    Discover activity ideas for kids. Write and send a postcard to a loved one telling them all about your holiday from home.

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    • Collection
    • 17 June 2016

    Spotting a Royal Cypher

    What is a Royal Cypher? Delve into The Postal Museum's collection to find how they pop up on pillar boxes, medals and (of course!) stamps...

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Accessibility information for families

Let our friendly staff know if you require any additional support to take part in our family fun.

Look out for a range of activities and events taking place on selected Saturdays and school holidays throughout the year, including our First Class early openings for families with children who have an Autism Spectrum Condition and BSL interpreted interactive storytelling sessions.

Contact [email protected] for more information.

  • Accessibility

    The Postal Museum is a fully inclusive museum, we are committed to providing a welcoming, engaging and accessible experience for all visitors.

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  • Information for Autistic and Neurodiverse People

    The Postal Museum is working with Ambitious about Autism to create resources and develop events that aim to support and welcome autistic and neurodiverse people to the museum.

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