National Postal Museum

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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.

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Museum is closed temporarily until further notice.

2 Massachusetts Ave., N.E.
Washington, DC 20002

street map of Postal museum

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