Smithsonian National Postal Museum

The Smithsonian's National Postal Museum is located in the historic City Post Office Building, which was constructed in 1914 and served as the Washington, DC post office from 1914 through 1986.  
 
The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum is dedicated to the preservation, study and presentation of postal history and philately. The museum uses exhibits, educational public programs and research to make this rich history available to scholars, philatelists, collectors and visitors from around the world.

Hours
Open every day (except December 25).
10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Admission
FREE
Events
Thru Jan. 26, 2020None Swifter Than These: 100 Years of Diplomatic Couriers
Dec. 7 & 8Annual Holiday Card Workshop
Wed. Dec 18Lunchtime Experience | Red Cross Christmas Parcels: Holiday Cheer for the Troops
Thu. Dec 19Wine & Design
Apr. 1, 2020 – Feb. 1, 2023Baseball: America’s Home Run

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Smithsonian National Postal Museum

2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002
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