The Postal Museum and Mail Rail

The Postal Museum and Mail Rail

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Tickets from just £10 for kids for one of the best family days out in London at The Postal Museum

If you're looking for unique days out in London that the whole family will love, then they don't get much better than The Postal Museum!

  • Uncover the history of the Royal Mail in Britain through 500 years worth of exhibits 
  • Interactive exhibits where kids can write their own letters, sort through the mail and even dress like a postie
  • Embark on a 15-minute rail journey under London with the unique Mail Rail train ride
  • See award winning audio-visual presentations to truly immerse yourself in the world of mail
  • Special exhibitions and events taking place throughout the year 

Don't miss one of the most extraordinary museums in London in a truly unique day out for families. 

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Enjoy one of the most unique things to do in London for families when you visit The Postal Museum

Forget what you know, there's nothing ordinary about the story of the post! From five-wheeled cycles and rockets to a lioness and flintlock pistols, The Postal Museum is an award-winning attraction that offers something for everyone in one of the best days out in London for families. 

See an incredible restored Post Coach that once thundered across Britain in the 1800s, get up close to the only existing sheets of the world's first ever postage stamp, the Penny Black and write secret messages before you watch them blast off over your head inside the postal tube!  

Located underneath the museum and included in your ticket is Mail Rail, a 15-minute train ride through the underground tunnels of the Post Office's own 100-year-old railway. This subterranean journey is one of the most unique experiences in London that everyone can experience.

With so many things to do, The Postal Museum makes for a superb day out in London that the whole family can enjoy. 

15-20 Phoenix Place,
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How to find us

The Postal Museum is located at 15-20 Phoenix Place, London, WC1X 0DA

By tube: 

Farringdon, Russell Square, King’s Cross St Pancras and Chancery Lane are all less than a mile away.

By rail:

King’s Cross St Pancras and Farringdon stations are both less than a mile away.

By car: 

There is no car parking at The Postal Museum. There is local parking nearby available for a charge. 

By bus: 

Routes 17, 19, 38, 45, 46, 55, 63 and 341 stop close to The Postal Museum. 

By bike: 

There is a cycle rack in The Postal Museum's courtyard space. 

By foot: 

The Postal Museum is a short walk from Farringdon, Russell Square, Chancery Lane and King's Cross St Pancras stations. 

  • Café
  • Toilets
  • Baby-changing facilities
  • Gift Shop

The Postal Museum and Mail Rail exhibitions are completely accessible to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are permitted everywhere in Mail Rail except for the Mail Rail Ride.

Photography for non-commercial use is permitted and encouraged. Photography with flash and of others without consent as well as use of tripods and selfie sticks are prohibited.

It is recommended to spend 2-3 hours at the museum, and up to four hours during the holidays. 

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