The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum is dedicated to the preservation, study and presentation of postal history and philately. The museum uses exhibitions, educational public programs and research to make this rich history available to scholars, philatelists, collectors and visitors from around the world.
The National Postal Museum is open Friday through Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Closed Wednesdays & Thursdays until further notice, & closed December 25. Policies and requirements are subject to change without notice.) Timed-entry passes are not required to visit our museum.