Whether you are visiting in person or online, we welcome you to our community of learners.

For Researchers

The Museum supports a wide variety of interdisciplinary research projects which address topics of importance such as current and future postal operations, as well as philatelic and postal history.

For Educators

The National Postal Museum’s Education & Visitor Services Department provides teachers and students with engaging and interdisciplinary activities. Our materials and programs foster creative thinkers and provide opportunities for developing and practicing 21st century skills.

National History Day

National History Day encourages students to be historians and we’re here to help! On this webpage you’ll find resources, tips and tricks to support your work and research.

Topical Reference Pages

Browse these pages to discover resources organized by topic.

Oral History

The National Postal Museum’s oral history projects and collections provide public access on subjects related to the organization’s mission and seek to highlight voices and perspectives not readily apparent in objects or written records.

Research Articles

The museum would like to share research and educational materials through these online articles.

Stamp Collecting

The Museum celebrates the beauty and lore of stamps. A stamp is much more than the physical evidence that postage has been paid. Stamps can be miniature works of art, treasured keepsakes, and rare collectibles.

Social Media

Stay connected with the museum through our web and social media sites.


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