For inexpensive and convenient bus service through downtown Washington, DC with stops adjacent to the National Postal Museum and Union Station, try the DC Circulator Bus. For a detailed route map and current schedule information, visit: www.dccirculator.com
The DC Circulator Bus National Mall Route conveniently connects the National Postal Museum and Union Station to the Smithsonian museums on the National Mall, the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial. It costs just $1 to board the Circulator. Riders who pay using a SmarTrip® card will be able to re-board the Circulator for free within two hours from the time they first board the bus. The National Mall route does not operate on July 4. The National Mall Route Union Station stop (Stop #1) is located at the intersection of E Street and Massachusetts Avenue, NE. www.dccirculator.com/explore/where-we-go/national-mall/
Taxis and Ride-booking Services
Museum visitors can usually find taxis or booked rides either in front of the museum or across the street, in front of Union Station.
From Maryland Arriving from the East
Follow New York Avenue (west) into the city.
Turn left on First Street, N.E.
Drive about 12 blocks to the National Postal Museum.
The Museum will be on your right at the corner of Massachusetts
Avenue and North Capitol Street.
From Maryland Arriving from the West or North
Take the Capitol Beltway
Exit on New Hampshire Avenue (south)
Follow New Hampshire Avenue, which will turn into North Capitol Street when you enter the District of Columbia.
Keep driving south on North Capitol to Massachusetts Avenue. The Museum will be on your left at the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and North Capitol.
Follow I-395 north
Take the Massachusetts Avenue exit
Turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue (going east)
The National Postal Museum will be on your left at the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and North Capitol Street.
Street parking is available near the Museum.
All-day paid parking is available at Union Station, located across the street from the Museum. Access is available from Massachusetts Avenue NE (from a ramp on the East side of Union Station) as well as behind the station from a ramp on H Street NE.