• Self-led visits

    Select your choice of activities for a teacher-led visit. Suitable for all key stages. We recommend you book a planning visit.

    Schools can request a lunch space, borrow sensory bags and ear defenders to support your visit experience.


    Museum facilities

    The Postal Museum aims to be accessible to all. We have facilities to support students with different access needs.

  • Mail Rail access

    Mail Rail may not be suitable for all students. Students must be able to transfer themselves on and off the ride safely. Read more about Mail Rail access.


    Sorted! Postal Play Space access

    Sorted! is an indoor play area. It is on two levels and may not be fully accessible for all students. It is designed for children aged 8 and under. If you wish to book a visit for older students let us know at the point of booking. We aim to accommodate these requests when possible.



    Costs are per student. One adult per student is included in the price. If you need to bring more adults to support your students, let us know when you book.

    • The Postal Museum Exhibitions and Mail Rail Ride – £3.50 per student
    • The Postal Museum Exhibitions, Mail Rail Ride and Sorted! – £5.50 per student

FAQs for SEND schools

We have no dedicated quiet space but aim to provide one upon request. Let us if you need one at the point of booking.

This can be requested at the point of booking.

There is a Changing Places toilet on the lower level of the Mail Rail building. It is accessible via stairs or a platform lift.

You can request a lunch space. You will be allocated a 30-minute slot and can leave your belongings in the lunch space for the duration of your visit.

Read our terms and conditions for schools. If you need to cancel at short notice, email [email protected] as soon as possible.