The British Postal Museum & Archive Free

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Overview

The leading resource for British postal history. Split between two sites.

The Royal Mail archive in Central London houses stamps, posters, post office records and design artwork, accessed via a public search room including a small exhibition space, 10 minutes walk from Farringdon Tube station.

The Museum Store in Debden, Essex, includes Rowland Hill’s desk, an extensive collection of pillar boxes, post office vans, telephone boxes and more, five minutes walk from Debden Tube station on the Central line.

Free guided tours of both the Archive and the Museum Store are available. Open on selected days throughout the year - see: www.postalheritage.org.uk for details.

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Freeling House/Phoenix Pl, Bloomsbury, London, WC1X 0DL

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+44 (0)20 7239 2570

Opening Times:

Monday - Friday 10.00 - 17:00 (19:00 on Thursdays)

Selected Saturdays 10.00 - 17:00 (closed Mondays following Saturday opening - see www.postalheritage.org.uk for details)

Book a taxi by app or by phone on 0844 556 0706

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The British Postal Museum & Archive

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Freeling House/Phoenix Pl
Bloomsbury
London
WC1X 0DL
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7239 2570
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Website:
http://www.postalheritage.org.uk
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Chancery Lane / Farringdon

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