The Ford Education Center consists of five interactive touch screens in the atrium of the National Postal Museum’s floor. Explore sections of the museum’s website including Arago, the award-winning web-site that gives digital access to the museum’s collections. Master challenging games, discover stories about your favorite objects, or just take a break in this engaging environment.
All Aboard to Sort the Mail »
Watch a movie about mail on the fly and read about the Postal Service’s beloved mascot, Owney. Play the mail sorting game and see how fast you can sort letters in sixty seconds.
Explore Museum Objects »
Explore philatelic and postal objects, then play the matching game to test your memory!
The ABC’s of Stamp Collecting »
Learn about tools of stamp collecting, such as the perforation gauge, tongs, and magnifying glasses. Explore stamps and create your own topical collection.