Open daily 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
(Closed December 25)
Admission is always free!
2 Massachusetts Ave., N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
The museum's main entrance is located on the corner of First Street and Massachusetts Avenue NE. Other entrances have variable hours.
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.
Simple things to remember when collecting stamps.
For resources related to Stamp Collecting on the Museum's website, please visit the Stamp Collecting Topical Reference Page.
Learn why so many individuals have been avid stamp collectors.
Collectors discuss why they collect what they collect.
Philatelic and postal history terms from "A" to "Z."