The British Postal Museum & Archive Free


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: for details.

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Prices and Opening Times
Adult Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Child Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Family Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Senior Ticket: Free (USD0.00)

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Opening Times:

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

Selected Saturdays 10.00 - 17:00 (closed Mondays following Saturday opening - see for details)

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Venue Details & Map

The British Postal Museum & Archive

Freeling House/Phoenix Pl
+44 (0)20 7239 2570
Public transport:
Chancery Lane / Farringdon
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app


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