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Discovery Room
15-20 Phoenix Place
London
England
WC1X 0DA

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0300 0300 700

Email:

archives@postalmuseum.org

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Open: Tuesday-Saturday 10-5

Closed: 24-26 December

  • Wheelchair access
  • Research Service
  • Proof of identity required
  • Readers ticket required

Home of The Royal Mail Archive

  • Formerly the British Postal Museum and Archive - name changed on 1 February 2016.
  • The Royal Mail Archive includes records of The Post Office and Royal Mail from 1636 to the present day, including working files, staff records, visual records (poster, photographs, artwork), stamps of Great Britain from the Penny Black onwards, and records of British postal markings over four centuries.
  • Public record material is also catalogued under POST reference in The National Archives' Discovery database.
  • Finding aids: online catalogue; guide to collections available in Discovery Room
  • Proof of identity: required to look at original material on first visit
  • Reprographics: photocopies, scans
  • ARCHON code: 813

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    Collections information

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (1)

    Accessions

    These are selected lists of new or additional collections that were acquired by this archive during a specific year. If a date is not displayed there are no accessions for that year.

    Other finding aids

    Link to repository's catalogue