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Bath Postal Museum

27 Northgate Street, Bath BA1 1AJ, England
+44 1225 460333
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Travel a timeline to follow the history of the British Postal System through exhibits and displays on the history of the Mail Coach, air transport and airmail, military mail, sea mail and railways.
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27 Northgate Street, Bath BA1 1AJ, England
+44 1225 460333
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not get off to a good start since the man at the desk was giving an animated talk about the museum to the girls in front of us and we had to wait for ages before he was prepared to sell us tickets....More

Thank Edmund R
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent! Highly recommended. Only small but so much of interest. A must. Would return as they may have new items on show.

Thank 305JLS
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Very interesting museum and informative staff/volunteers. A trip back in time with some rare and wonderful artifacts

Thank countrychic2015
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Funny little place accessed down the stairs (stairlift available) from the foyer of the post office. It would presumably be fascinating for any postal history buffs but it was interesting enough to pass an hour or two, and they had made an effort to provide...More

1  Thank Ali_and_Andy
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This is a tiny, but delightful museum with a collection informative and well presented displays. Well worth a visit.

Thank Sara A
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is a lovely museum to add to the mix of things to enjoy about Bath. As the postal system becomes more imperson and stamps hetting to be a thing of the past, this museum conveys the importance and fascination of how post used to...More

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This is a great little museum to visit and is quite unique and interesting. Well worth the visit and a nice educational journey for young and old alike.

Thank Conrad1903
Reviewed 27 March 2017

A small museum packed with the history of the postal service, from early times to the present day. Baths contribution to the British/Worldwide communication service. Well worth a visit.

Thank David E
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This micro-museum tells the story of written communication, with a strong emphasis on the postal service. There are a number of interesting historic documents & collections, and the curator went out of his way to embellish the information. It appealed to me as a former...More

Thank Rodger S
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We stumbled upon this museum in the heart of Bath located just below the Bath post office. In the age of emails, it's a good place to educate kids on long distance written communication in the 19th and 20th centuries. The folks who run the...More

Thank CaravanDad
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