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Bath Postal Museum

Bath Postal Museum - Bath, United Kingdom
Bath Postal Museum
27 Northgate Street, Bath, United Kingdom BA1 1AJMap
+44 1225 46 0333
Neighborhood: Walcot
Overview

Postal Museum is housed in the original Bath post office, which issued the world's first postage stamp, the Penny Black on 2nd May 1840. The Bath Postal Museum opened in 1979 to trace the history of mail delivery from 2000 B.C. to the present day. Historic artifacts such as antique postboxes are on display alongside images and models depicting the trajectory of the postal system. The film room offers a short film dramatizing the beginnings of the postal service. Don't miss the library, children's activities and special exhibition room.

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Bath Postal Museum General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Saturday from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Bath Spa‎
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