National Postal Museum
Devoted to the history of America’s mail service and the hobby of stamp
Highlights Full-size, Freightliner semitruckcab cutaway; three
vintage mail planes; stagecoach; 1931 Ford Model A postal truck; replica of a
railway car; letters; updated exhibition on the Pony Express; special exhibits
of rare and important stamps; videos, computer interactives, and hands-on
2 Massachusetts Ave., NE
Metro StationUnion Station (Mass. Ave. exit)
The National Postal Museum is all on one floor. From street level, elevator in the grand hall to the Postal Museum Atrium. From the Post Office you will be at Museum level.
Public Programs and Tours
To request an interpreted or tactile tour please contact the museum at 202-633-5535 (voice) or e-mail
Admission is FREE
10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. daily
Closed December 25
Street parking is available near the museum and all-day paid parking is available at Union Station, located next to the
Two accessible entrances a) 1st Street Entrance, across from Union Station between G Street and Massachusetts Ave., NW. b) on North Capitol Street via the US Post Office. Continue on 1st Street towards North Capital Street to the Post Office. Enter the Post Office, proceed straight until dead end. Museum entrance on left.