Open daily 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
(Closed December 25)
Admission is always free!
2 Massachusetts Ave., N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
The museum's main entrance is located on the corner of First Street and Massachusetts Avenue NE. Other entrances have variable hours.
Today, the only holiday we associate with coal is Christmas. Children—at least those who believe in Santa Claus—still fear that if they have been...
Learn more About Guest Post: Coal and Valentines, An Unlikely Pair with a Rich Philatelic History
During the current recession, many of us are thinking of cutting back on Christmas cards to save on postage. Ironically, the...
Learn more About Guest Post: Christmas 1843: The Births of the First Christmas Card and A Christmas Carol
In additional to all the traditional elements (buffets of craft supplies, a small army of Postal Museum volunteers, an ink stamp station, a glitter station, and...
Learn more About Crafty Techniques for Stunning Holiday Cards
Just in time for Halloween, we put together a collection of some of the United States Postal Services' spookiest stamps.
Learn more About Ghoulishly Spooky Stamps
The “Holiday Celebrations Series” was begun in 1996 to reflect a different cultural or ethnic holiday each year. The first stamp in the series was the Hanukkah stamp on October 22, 1996.