Open daily 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
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.
The opening issue of Household Words (March 30, 1850) includes an amusing article entitled “Valentine’s Day at the Post-Office,” written by Charles Dickens with...
Learn more About Guest Post: Love and Derision; Or, Valentine’s Day Victorian Style
Today, January 18, 2010, the United States celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Learn more About NPM Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day...January 18, 2010
Last Saturday's Holiday Card Workshop left much evidence of the crafty fun that was had by nearly 100 visitors under the expert guidance of local artist Thalia Doukas. Enjoy our gallery of creative cards.
Learn more About Holiday Cards Add Some Sparkle to the Postal Museum
National Postal Museum staff got into the holiday spirit last week by decorating this year’s holiday tree. The beautiful live tree and the...
Learn more About Celebrating the Holidays at NPM
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.