Postal Inspectors: The Silent Service

February 2, 2007 – April 8, 2014

National Postal Museum
2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington, DC

Binding the Nation, Lower Level, North Floor Plan

This exhibition spotlights the oldest federal law enforcement agency and its role in fighting crime from the earliest days of our nation to the present. Featured objects include the handcuffs used on Ted Kaczynski (the "Unabomber") when he was apprehended, a mail bomb, a Tommy gun, a detonator used in a 1923 train robbery, and a bio-hazard suit.

Hands-on learning activities