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National Postal Museum

2 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4945
+1 202-633-5555
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2 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4945
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"pony express"
in 73 reviews
"union station"
in 259 reviews
"stamp collection"
in 46 reviews
"stage coach"
in 18 reviews
"free postcards"
in 11 reviews
"collect stamps"
in 11 reviews
"across the street"
in 61 reviews
"post office building"
in 9 reviews
"train car"
in 15 reviews
"interactive exhibits"
in 36 reviews
"scavenger hunt"
in 13 reviews
"hands on activities"
in 17 reviews
"on display"
in 32 reviews
"information desk"
in 11 reviews
"great for kids"
in 15 reviews
"all ages"
in 29 reviews
"gift shop"
in 31 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was not expecting much from this museum, but wow! It was such a great experience! The building is large and beautiful, the exhibits are extensive, interactive and very informative and even better: it wasn’t crowded! This museum has a complete history of the US...More

Thank Becky N
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We finally made it to the US Postal Museum and couldn’t believe we hadn’t gone before! The exhibits were really engaging. I’d definitely go back again and encourage others to too!

Thank Rachael M
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a gem! No one seems to go there (per staff). It is SOOO interesting. Right across the street from Union Station. It works fro those with the hop-on-hop off too.

Thank ganeen
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Takes the postal service from the times of the Pony Express, first airmail, and the history of the vehicles and the people who manage to still get us the mail today. Great collections of stamps, and a look at the Postal Inspectors who fight fraud,...More

Thank alocalSummervilleSC
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have visited Washington DC numerous times arriving at Union Station. I always noted the National Postal Museum but never conasidered visiting. On my recent visit, I was curious to see what was inside and was pleasantly surprised. The museum is not just for stamp...More

Thank James M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this while we waiting for a tour to begin outside Union Station. It was great seeing the history of the Postal Service and seeing so many postage stamps from all over the world. The exhibits are beautiful. Will recommend to everyone even if...More

Thank livasida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Phoenix Park Hotel and the National Postal Museum was so close by we decided to go in. I am not a huge museum person but this was great! I definitely recommend it!

Thank Shannon K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter wanted to visit this museum. My husband and mother-in-law assumed it would be boring: "Who wants to look at stamps?!" It turned out to be enjoyed by all. This museum had plenty of fun, hands-on activities. Everyone enjoyed this museum!

Thank Hurstfamily99
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Then the U.S. Government leased the old Post Office to the hotel chain, it was with a couple of stipulations regarding maintaining the accessability of the clock tower to the general public to retain access. Use it! The view is magnificant and the history is...More

Thank Connie C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I know that everyone thinks that the Postal Museum is boring. You couldn't be more wrong! This is a really nice museum. I got to send a postcard to my family for free!! I also got a few stamps from other countries to take home....More

Thank Jahat68
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Hayley1607
31 October 2017|
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Response from theresa c | Reviewed this property |
DROP-IN TOURS Introductory tours of the Museum are offered to walk-in visitors at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. (based on docent availability). These tours meet at the Museum’s information desk and last approximately 45 minutes... More
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shady38
13 September 2017|
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Response from Margaret M | Reviewed this property |
Yes - there is!
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Pharmmama
10 October 2016|
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Response from msadler99 | Reviewed this property |
Yes free. They will accept cash donations inside
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