Location & Directions

GENERAL INFORMATION

The Museum is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., except December 25. Admission is free.

Phone: (202) 633-5555

ADDRESS

2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002

DIRECTIONS

Taking Metro

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Take the Red Line to Union Station. Leave through the Massachusetts Avenue exit. As you get off the escalator, the National Postal Museum will be across the street. For detailed Metrorail information, please visit the Metro website (mobile).

Taking DC Circulator Bus

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For inexpensive and convenient bus service through downtown Washington, DC with a stop adjacent to the National Postal Museum at North Capital Street and Massachusetts Avenue, try the DC Circulator Bus. For a detailed route map and schedule information, visit: www.dccirculator.com.

Driving

Get MapQuest directions to the National Postal Museum from a specific location.

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.

From Virginia
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.

Parking
Street parking is available near the Museum and all-day paid parking is available at Union Station, located next to the Museum.

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