15-20 Phoenix Place, London WC1X 0DA
(Open Mon-Sun, 10:00-17:00. Open late on Saturdays until 21:00).
The Postal Museum is London’s newest heritage attraction, revealing the surprising and curious history of Britain’s earliest social network.
With rich collections, interactive galleries, an immersive subterranean rail ride and learning activities engaging 10,000 school children a year, The Postal Museum brings to life five centuries of history that has been hidden from view – until now.
Ultimately, behind The Postal Museum lies the Postal Heritage Trust, an independent charity created to protect and share this rich history. An ambitious, forward-thinking institution with an amazing story to tell, showcasing stories and collections and revealing the fascinating story of Britain’s postal heritage in an engaging, interactive, educational and fun way.
Journey back in time through the original tunnels and station platforms under Mount Pleasant and discover a unique piece of industrial heritage. Then explore inspiring exhibitions packed with incredible objects, exciting stories and fun-filled interactive displays.
We recommend 2-3 hours to see The Postal Museum Exhibition, Mail Rail Exhibition and ride Mail Rail.