We're opening up the 100-year-old Mail Rail tunnels for an exclusive underground walking tour that will allow you to discover one of London’s best-kept secrets.
To mark Queen Victoria’s 200th Birthday, design and decorate a hand puppet of Queen Victoria or Victorian Stamp inventor, Rowland Hill.
Join us in the galleries to meet Rowland Hill – the Victorian gentleman whose idea of the Penny Black stamp changed communication all over the world.
Make your own paper from recycled pulp, and practise Victorian calligraphy too in this messy and fun drop-in workshop.
To celebrate Queen Victoria’s 200th birthday this month, join us for this hands-on arts and crafts printing activity led by RCA artist, Susie Foster.
Victorians were renowned for their inventions as well as their fashion! Inspired by their fancy attire, make your own Victorian top hat or tiara fit for a Queen.
Dress up with Victorian props and draw a profile silhouette from your shadow...then transform your profile into a bespoke greetings card.
Pick up our new family trail, taking wannabe engineers around the Mail Rail exhibition. Designed by illustrator Salvatore Rubbino.
Drop in to the Discovery Room during your visit to view special temporary displays of objects from The Postal Museum archive.
This exhibit takes you behind the scenes at Aardman, revealing the creative process of making a special set of Wallace & Gromit Christmas stamps.
Join an accredited guide for walking tours through 350 years of London Postal History. Choose from upcoming tour dates in 2019.
Join an audio described tour of The Postal Museum and ride Mail Rail. This tour is suitable for blind and partially-sighted visitors, and is co-delivered by an audio describer and a curator.
Sponsor a Sleeper today, and join walking tours through the hidden underground tunnels of Mail Rail.
Join us for BSL tours of The Postal Museum and Mail Rail exhibitions, and ride on Mail Rail.
Find out how the postal service commemorated the lives of its staff lost in the two world wars with over 350 memorials around the country and how these are cared for today.
For its 60th anniversary, find out more about this key event in the fascinating story of the development of the modern postcode.