Postal vehicles at the Museum Store

Postal vehicles at the Museum Store

Tours of the Museum Collection

Museum Tours

Selected Dates

Join us for a special behind the scenes tour of the BPMA museum collection store. Highlights include a fleet of postal service vehicles illustrating the long history of moving the mail, and over 200 post boxes of different types, from one of the first boxes trialled in the UK to modern designs and prototypes.

Visitors will enjoy two 30-minute curator-led tours, separated by a break and complimentary refreshments, followed by time at the end of the visit for self-led exploration of the collection. Please note that each 30 minute tour will involve standing for this time.

Tour Dates & Times

Wednesday 5 March 2014, 1.00-3.00pm | FULLY BOOKED
Wednesday 2 April 2014, 1.00-3.00pm | FULLY BOOKED
Wednesday 7 May 2014, 10.00am-12.00pm  | FULLY BOOKED
Wednesday 7 May 2014, 1.00-3.00pm | FULLY BOOKED
Monday 2 June 2014, 6.00-8.00pm | FULLY BOOKED
Wednesday 4 June 2014, 1.00-3.00pm | FULLY BOOKED  

Bespoke tours are available for groups – contact us to find out more. Suggested donation of £5 per person for these special tours.

Cost & Booking

Free entry, donations welcome

You must book to attend these tours

Waiting List & Cancellations

If this event is sold out, please contact us regarding our waiting list. We cannot guarantee that places will become available but will contact you as soon as we learn of any cancellation. If you have not heard from us please assume that we have not been able to book your place.

If you have booked a space on a tour and find yourself unable to attend, please contact us as soon as possible in order to free the space for somebody else.


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The Museum Store is just 20 minutes from Stratford station via the Central line.

The British Postal Museum Store
Unit 7, Imprimo Park
Debden Industrial Estate
Lenthall Road
IG10 3UF

Please see Getting Here for travel directions and advice.

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