First class for schools

Find out how a visit to us will inspire your students.

Photographs of Schools visiting The Postal Museum.

Why visit us?

Discover over 500 years of social, industrial and people’s history through the post.

We use our collections to tell communication stories that will spark your student’s curiosity and make connections to their own lives.


Curriculum catch up

We understand the challenges faced by schools. Looking for inspiration to bring learning to life across the curriculum, with links to Maths, Literacy and Science? We’ve got you sorted!

Our interactive sessions will enthuse and engage your students. Our skilled facilitators deliver inclusive learning experiences that encourage creativity, critical thinking and support positive wellbeing.

Our museum and virtual sessions create participatory opportunities for your students to learn together and develop the skills needed to be confident communicators.

What schools say about us

Don’t just take our word for it. We’re proud of our award-winning programmes.

  • “This is one of the best, most relaxed trips I have taken a Reception class on because it was perfectly pitched which set the children up to succeed. All the activities were exciting and engaging for the children.” Reception teacher

    “The children loved it even more than I anticipated. They were so eager to do everything and were all highly engaged.” Year 3 teacher

  • “The Postal Museum is highly recommended for a Sandford Award. This fun and inspiring new heritage attraction has been created with care and attention to good practice. The schools programme is creative and supports teaching across the curriculum. Facilitation is of a high standard and all programmes have been developed with teacher involvement”. – Sandford Award, judge