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protecting our postal heritage

Who are we?


The museum is a private collection of over two hundred post boxes and several thousand items of postal equipment, papers and associated material.

The boxes are mainly ex-Royal Mail which have been refurbished to an ‘as new’ condition - at least in a cosmetic sense.  There are also a few boxes from other countries and a number of private posting boxes from commercial concerns.

This part of the site is by way of an introduction to the collections, links to our associated sites with more photographs and additional detail will be found in the following pages.

Please note that the Museum is a private collection and is not open to the general public except by prior arrangement - we have ‘real jobs’ and are not always available to allow access to the collection.   To avoid disappointment, please make sure that firm days and times have been agreed before travelling to visit us.


We hope you enjoy looking through our collection and if you have any questions, please send them by email and we will try our best to answer them as soon as possible but do not expect a reply ‘by return’ - it may take a few days.

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