Activities

The National Postal Museum's website offers activities, games and quizzes for both kids and adults. Have fun!


"Stamps Take Flight" Kids Page

This kids page features stamps and artwork from the Postmaster General’s Collection.

"The Queen's Own" Kids Page

Learn more about the British royal family and about the hobby of stamp collecting by checking out the following list of selected books, Web sites and fun activities.

"Out of the Mails" Just for Kids!

Learn about how to create and send a letter just like the colonists used to.

Decode the Barcode

Envelopes have a special code that the U.S. Postal Service uses to help deliver the mail. See if you can figure out how to crack the code.

Beginner Level Postal History Quiz

Do you know how stamp designs are chosen, or which transportation method replaced dog sleds in Alaska? Test yourself by answering these and other postal and philatelic questions.

Advanced Level Postal History Quiz

Do you know how stamp designs are chosen, or which transportation method replaced dog sleds in Alaska? Test yourself by answering these and other postal and philatelic questions.

Postmaster Challenge

Test your knowledge of postal history and stamp collecting.