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.)
Admission is always free!
2 Massachusetts Ave., N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
Courtesy of the Library of Congress
Boston was one of the most important cities in the postal system during the colonial period. Most of the mail going to and from England was routed through Boston, Philadelphia or Charleston, Virginia.