Smithsonian National Postal Museum

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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 Mar. 3, 2019Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon
Sun. Dec 9Annual Holiday Card Workshop
Mon. Dec 10Chanukah themed Story Time
Thu. Dec 13Wine & Design
Sat. Dec 15Pop Up Holiday Spider Press Card Workshop
Mon. Dec 17Christmas themed Story Time
Wed. Dec 19Lunchtime Lecture Series:Postcards: True Stories That Never Happened by Jason Rodriguez
Sat. Dec 29Mid-Winter Music of Early America
Mon. Dec 31Kwanzaa themed Story Time
Thu. Jan 10, 2019Wine & Design
Mon. Jan 28, 2019Story Time

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Smithsonian National Postal Museum

2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002
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