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The Postal Museum

Phoenix Place, London WC1X 0DA, England
+44 20 7239 2570
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Nice place, but too small at the moment

Its very nice to hear the history of the postal service. Previously the postal services were using... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2015
Alex S
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Archive only at present - museum to follow.

Went here for genealogical research purposes. The museum is being put together and will open later... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2015
Rich52
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Leicester UK
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Opening mid-2017, our new museum in Clerkenwell, London, will reveal stories from five centuries of Britain’s remarkable, and often curious, social and communications history through the eyes of one of its most iconic services.
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31 Oct 2015
“Nice place, but too small at the moment”
19 Mar 2015
“Archive only at present - museum to follow.”
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Phoenix Place, London WC1X 0DA, England
Clerkenwell
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+44 20 7239 2570
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Reviewed 1 November 2015

Its very nice to hear the history of the postal service. Previously the postal services were using an underground train to deliver the packages and letters faster around the city. But this stopped in 1995. This place also talks a lot about the penny black...More

1  Thank Alex S
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Went here for genealogical research purposes. The museum is being put together and will open later. The staff were very helpful in accessing numerous historical reference papers in a comfortable research area.

Thank Rich52
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Or at least that was what I was told when I visited. Was told by the receptionist that the museum is closed till 2016 and it will be at a different location at that time. The archives are available for people doing research though.

1  Thank Jellybeanzz
Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

The employees have been very nice to me, but the whole exhibition room is exactly 10 pictures. Nothing more, it's actually an archive place.

Thank amacara1
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Wow, all the museums' in London are free, thank-you. My husband wanted to see the "Viking" exhibit. However, the day we went, it was all booked for 2 days. the museum had lots to offer. the exhibits were countless and personell all around to answer...More

Thank IllinoisSenora
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Clerkenwell
Owing to its proximity to Smithfield Market – the site
of an ancient meat market which remains in operation
today – Clerkenwell boasts a plethora of globally
renowned restaurants, fabulous local eateries, and
some of London's favorite pubs. This isn't merely a
focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough
time wondering through the area's maze of streets and
you might become accustomed to the litany of slinky
...More
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