Stamp Collecting

Stamp Collecting stamp
8c Stamp Collecting stamp, November 17, 1972

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.

Stamp Collecting Resources

Stamp collecting resources on the National Postal Museum's website.

Noteworthy Stamp Collectors

Learn why so many individuals have been avid stamp collectors.

Conversations About Philately

Collectors discuss why they collect what they collect.