Opening times

The Postal Museum and Mail Rail are open every day from 10.00 to 17.00 (excluding 24-26 December).

We are also closed from 7 – 20 January 2019 for planned maintenance.

We recommend 2-3 hours to visit The Postal Museum Exhibition, Mail Rail Exhibition and the Mail Rail ride (which lasts approximately 15 minutes).

  • The Postal Museum and Mail Rail exhibitions

    Open every day from 10.00 to 17.00
    (Exhibitions start to close at 16.45)

    Explore The Postal Museum
    Explore Mail Rail

  • Mail Rail ride

    Open every day from 10.00 to 17.00. Ride lasts approximately 15 minutes
    First ride at 10.15. Last ride leaves at 16.35

    Experience Mail Rail

  • Sorted! The Postal Play Space

    Open every day from 10.00 to 17.00
    Sessions last 45 minutes. Last session starts at 16.00

    Find out more about Sorted!

  • The Discovery Room

    Open Tuesday – Saturday from 10.00 to 17.00 (except bank holidays)
    Public access to the Archive starts to close at 16.45

    Visit The Archive

  • The Counter Cafe

    Open every day from 10.00 to 17.00

    Eat, drink & shop

  • Shops

    Open every day from 10.00 to 17.00
    Located in The Postal Museum and Mail Rail

    Eat, drink & shop