Open daily 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
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.
37c Alvin Ailey and Dancers stamp, 2004
The National Postal Museum celebrates African American history by providing online resources about the role of African Americans in the postal service and philately.
Today the Smithsonian National Postal Museum is celebrating the 119th birthday of widely acclaimed American writer -- Zora Neale Hurston!
Learn more About Happy Birthday Zora Neale Hurston! -- January 7, 1891
Today the Smithsonian National Postal Museum is celebrating professional dance choreographer Alvin Ailey’s 79th birthday!
Learn more About Happy Birthday Alvin Ailey! -- January 5, 1931