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From Royal Mail to Public Post
October 21, 2016 – January 16, 2017

To mark the United Kingdom postal service's 500th anniversary, a temporary display of original documents from 1635 and 1840 is presented.

Postal Museum
Trailblazing: 100 Years of Our National Parks
June 9, 2016 – March 25, 2018

Featuring original postage stamp art from the United States Postal Service and artifacts loaned by the National Park Service, the exhibition explores the myriad—and sometimes surprising—ways that mail moves to, through and from our national parks.

Postal Museum
New York City: A Portrait Through Stamp Art
December 10, 2015 – March 13, 2017

This exhibition explores the diversity of topics highlighting the cultural heritage of New York City with thirty pieces of original artwork divided into six categories—Baseball, Broadway, City Life, Icons, Politics and Government, and Music.

Postal Museum
PostSecret: The Power of a Postcard
August 3, 2015 – September 2017

More than 500 artfully decorated postcards mailed anonymously from around the world reveal regret, fear, betrayal, desire, confession, childhood humiliation, and other compelling confessions

Postal Museum
1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta
June 4, 2015 – November 2017

The world's rarest postage stamp, the 1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta, will be prominently displayed in the museum’s William H. Gross Stamp Gallery for a two and one-half year period. Note: The stamp will not be on view May 23 – June 10, 2016.

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Behind the Badge
June 27, 2014 – Indefinitely

Learn how the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, the law enforcement arm of the Postal Service, helps protect you and discover tips to guard against scams and fraud.

Postal Museum
World of Stamps
September 22, 2013 – Permanent

See stamps that have shaped history and honored people and places around the world.

Postal Museum
Mail Marks History
September 22, 2013 – Permanent

Trace the journeys of three historic letters by analyzing different kinds of mail markings.

Postal Museum
National Stamp Salon
September 22, 2013 – Permanent

Browse tens of thousands of stamps, mail, medals, dies, and other artifacts from the National Philatelic Collection.

Postal Museum
Gems of American Philately
September 22, 2013 – Permanent

Examine a 1918 Inverted Jenny and 12 other philatelic gems that are rarely on view.

Postal Museum
Connect with U.S. Stamps
September 22, 2013 – Permanent

Explore your own connection with stamps, create your own stamp design, and learn how stamps are produced.

Postal Museum
Stamps Around the Globe
September 22, 2013 – Permanent

Browse stamps from every country that has ever produced stamps—including countries that no longer exist!

Postal Museum
Systems at Work
December 14, 2011 – Permanent

Learn how mail travels from sender to recipient and how the process has changed over the last 200 years!

Postal Museum
Mail Call
November 10, 2011 – Permanent

This exhibition addresses the emotional importance of mail to troops and their families during wartime and the logistics of delivering mail to troops at war.

Postal Museum
Pony Express: Romance vs. Reality
April 3, 2010 – Permanent

This exhibition examines fictional and actual stories from the history of the world's best known mail carriers.

Postal Museum
Binding the Nation
July 30, 1993 – Permanent

This gallery provides an overview of mail service in America from colonial times through the 19th century, stressing the importance of written communication in the young nation.

Postal Museum
Customers and Communities
July 30, 1993 – Permanent

This gallery focuses on the modern changes in mail service introduced at the turn of the 20th century.

Postal Museum
Moving the Mail
July 30, 1993 – Permanent

Faced with the challenge of moving the mail quickly, the postal service looked to trains, automobiles, airplanes, and buses to deliver the mail.

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