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.

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Our play space Sorted! is perfect for children aged 0-8, while The Postal Museum exhibition and Mail Rail have lots to explore for all ages.

  • Visit us

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

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  • Family Membership

    Members contribute to the whole life of The Postal Museum and receive a range of great benefits.

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  • Mail Rail

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

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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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  • Kids parties

    Celebrate your child’s special day at The Postal Museum! Let them loose in our Sorted! play zone, ride Mail Rail, and let us take care of party bags and catering for a stress-free day.

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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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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.

  • Autism Spectrum Conditions

    The Postal Museum are 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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  • Accessibility

    We aim to be as accessible as possible. Disabled visitors may bring a companion for free to support with their visit.

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