For families

Families are Sorted! with The Postal Museum’s play space and summer activities.

From a jam-packed summer holiday programme of free workshops, underground ride on Mail Rail and a playspace for kids 8 and under, we are London’s newest destination for families.

Opening Family Extravaganza at The Postal Museum

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  • What’s on for families

    First Class fun for all the family at The Postal Museum this summer.

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  • Plan your visit

    All the practical stuff you need to know for your visit to London's newest attraction.

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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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  • Sorted! The Postal Play Space

    There's sackloads of fun to be had in our postal play space, specially for children aged 8 and under!

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  • Children’s birthday parties

    Celebrate your child’s special day at The Postal Museum! Let them loose on our new kids' zone, Sorted!, and let us take care of party bags and catering for a stress-free day.

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  • Ride Mail Rail

    Journey back in time on a specially-made train through the original tunnels and station platforms under Mount Pleasant.

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Family friendly at a glance

  • Lockers

    Lockers for all your bits and bobs for only £1.

    Eating & drinking

    Our cafe serves up kid-friendly lunch bags and we have a coffee cart in Sorted! serving up coffee and tasty treats.

  • Baby changing

    We have baby changing facilities across our two sites.

    Wheelchair & buggy access

    The Postal Museum and Mail Rail exhibitions are completely accessible to our buggy and wheelchair user. No buggies on the Mail Rail ride but we have space to store them.