Visit the Postal Museum and Mail Rail in London’s, where you’ll get to take a ride through the Post Office’s 100-year-old railway, as well as explore lots of interactive exhibitions. You’ll learn the
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Visit the Postal Museum and Mail Rail in London’s, where you’ll get to take a ride through the Post Office’s 100-year-old railway, as well as explore lots of interactive exhibitions. You’ll learn the amazing story behind the post through the ages, in a great family-friendly museum attraction. Your ticket also includes entry to temporary exhibitions, which are included with your museum ticket.
What to expect:
Audio-visual shows, interactive displays, incredible objects and exciting stories – discover the mail as never told before!
Head underground and stand on the station platform of London’s 100-year-old postal railway
Take a 15-minute ride along the railway!
See the world’s first postage stamp, the Penny Black
See a restored Mail Coach that was used in the 1800s
Lots of family-friendly interactive exhibits
Poco The Postcode Elephant’ booklet. Image: The Postal Museum
Sorting Britain: The Power of Postcodes
From 30 March 2022 until 1 January 2023
Learn the surprising story behind the postcode which revolutionized the processing, sorting and delivery of the mail. Visitors can try their hand at coding post and view amazing unseen maps of London from the 19th Century. ELSIE goes on display, one of the only original post office sorting machines.
The exhibition is included in your entry ticket
Entry to the exhibition galleries
A ride on Mail Rail
Entry to the temporary exhibition
Sorted! The Postal Play Space is not included
Address: The Postal Museum, 15-20 Phoenix Place, London, WC1X 0DA
There is a shop and cafe on-site
Once booked, this tour cannot be cancelled
You can upgrade to an Annual Ticket on the day for £2.00 per person. Audio Guide can be downloaded for the price of £2.99. Please ask for more details at the Postal Museum.
Your visit starts at Mail Rail. You must arrive at least 10 minutes before your Mail Rail timeslot as shown on your ticket
You must be able to walk 100m unaided to ride on Mail Rail