The Postal Museum and Mail Rail Dates et heures
There’s nothing ordinary about the story of the post. From five-wheeled cycles and rockets to a lioness and flintlock pistols, the award-winning Postal Museum offers a surprising and entertaining half day out for all ages.
See a restored Post Coach that thundered across 1800s Britain, get up close to the only existing sheets of the world’s first postage stamp, the Penny Black, and explore Post Rail – one of London’s hidden gems – with a 15-minute ride through the underground tunnels of the Post Office’s own 100-year-old railway.
Forget what you think you know about the post and visit one of London's newest museums to discover just what it took to keep us all in touch.
See the world's only sheets of Penny Black stamps .
Sort the post on a mock-up train carriage with wobbly floor .
See a Victorian miniature rail car used by people and post! .
Discover iconic posters from a 1930s design revolution.
Ride on Mail Rail
Annual ticket (available as an upgrade onsite)
Downloadable Audio Guide