The Postal Museum

The Postal Museum
The Postal Museum, 15-20 Phoenix Place, London
(0)300 0300
Region or country
England (London)

The museum has over 60,000 objects and thousands of records detailing 500 years of postal history and literally millions of stamps and postal history items that help in the exploration of our history.

What can be found at the venue?
Records or archive, Collection of artifacts, Library
Significant collections relating to regional crime and punishment organisation or to a particular individual
The collection contains information on communications equipment etc for the police; fraud investigations; special anniversary stamps featuring police; police requests for information; urgent police telegrams; payment of police pensions; details of crimes including The Great Train Robbery and the murder at Potter's Road sub-post office.
Does the venue have an online collections catalogue?
Web address of online collections catalogue
Details of opening for public access and / or research services
Wednesday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

Entrance fees: Adult (25+): £16 pre-book / £17; Young Person (16-24): £11 pre-book / £12; Child (3-15): £9 pre-book / £10; Disabled Adult + companion: £14 pre-book / £15; Disabled young Person + companion: £9 pre-book / £10; Disabled Child + companion: £7 pre-book / £8. There are various other rates.

The Postal Museum has an archive which is open Wednesday to Friday and the second Saturday of each month (except Bank Holidays) from 10:30 - 16:30. Contact the archive team to make an appointment.
Available services or facilities
Cafe, Shop, Toilets
Accessibility and disability arrangements / Covid requirements
The Postal Museum aims to facilitate a welcoming, engaging and accessible experience for all visitors. To find out more about accessibility at the museum; visit their accessibility page at:
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