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£9 – London: The Postal Museum w/underground Mail Rail ride

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For more than 75 years, the Mail Rail was a vital artery in Britain's communication network. It was once hidden from public view, but now you can ride this underground marvel and learn more about the history of the Royal Mail with unlimited, all-year access to The Postal Museum for £9 -- saving 43% on the usual cost. 

What's Included

  • An adult ticket to The Postal Museum, including a ride on the underground Mail Rail* -- click here to read booking instructions
  • A child ticket (valid for children aged 3-15) is £8 -- you can add on a session in the Postal Play Space for £4 per child, payable directly to the museum
  • Valid daily until 30 September. The Postal Museum exhibitions are open 10am-5pm daily. The first Mail Rail ride is at 10:15am and the last ride leaves at 4:15pm. The ride lasts approximately 15 minutes

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"Excellent experience, Grandchild was over the moon with the little Green Train. Enjoyed the play area."
Deborah
9 Aug, 2019 - Hemel Hempstead, UK
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Why We Love It

  • A 15-minute ride on the miniature Mail Rail "delivers an underground history lesson" of a subterranean railway which "once whizzed four million letters a day across London" (The Guardian)
  • You'll travel back in time through the original tunnels and station platforms of London's 100-year-old postal railway, more than 20 metres below Royal Mail's Mount Pleasant sorting office
  • Meanwhile, in The Postal Museum you'll explore interactive galleries revealing the surprising history of the British postal service. Exhibits include flintlock pistols used to defend the mail, Victorian Valentine cards, and a whole sheet of Penny Blacks (the world's first adhesive postage stamp)
Online booking required. You will then be issued with a ticket by The Postal Museum, which you will need to print and bring with you on the day. The regular value stated above is based on the maximum combined cost of the items included in this experience at the time of publication (27 June, 2019). Subject to availability. Vouchers are limited and may therefore sell out at any time. A 48-hour cancellation policy applies. Any additional items ordered will be charged at their full value. Due to its original intended purpose, the Mail Rail has some restrictions in terms of height and accessibility; please read full terms and conditions, prior to your visit, here: https://www.postalmuseum.org/visit/plan-your-visit/facilities/mail-rail-access/  *Tickets include 1 x ride on Mail Rail (valid on your first visit) and unlimited access to the museum's exhibitions for one year following your first visit. 

Maximum group size is seven. Must be used by one adult (16+) in one visit. Entry for children under three years old is free of charge and they do not require a ticket. No limit to the number of vouchers that can be purchased per person or as gifts. Cannot be combined with any other offer. No cash value or cash back. The photos displayed are for illustration purposes only and may not be an exact representation of the package. If you experience any difficulties booking, please contact our Customer Service team for assistance at support_uk@travelzoo.com.

43% off

£9 £16

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When You Can Go

Daily until 30 Sep

How to Book

Click "Continue" to purchase your voucher(s). Then follow instructions on how to book your experience online. Please note you will need to print the ticket issued by The Postal Museum to enter -- you will not be able to access the museum with just your Travelzoo voucher.

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Customer Service available Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm

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Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for The Postal Museum over the past 15 months.
4.8 Quality of Service
4.6 Quality of Activity
4.6 Value for the Money
4.4 Ease of Booking
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Excellent experience, Grandchild was over the moon with the little Green Train. Enjoyed the play area.
Other Comments
Not over crowded when we went would recommend a visit
Deborah 09 Aug, 2019 Hemel Hempstead, UK
Enjoyed Most
Really enjoyed learning how the postal service has evolved and the train ride was an experience!
Other Comments
Will return as our tickets for the exhibition are valued for the year.
Catherine 08 Aug, 2019 Hounslow, UK
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Great experience , don`t know why I`ve not visited before .
brian 07 Aug, 2019 Braintree, UK
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A good day out in London
Patricia 06 Aug, 2019 Morden, UK
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four adults used the vouchers. We all enjoyed the experience and it was good value for money.
David 06 Aug, 2019 CAMBRIDGE, UK
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Very interesting exhibition and great to be able to take a ride on the Mail Rail. Good cafe. You can also buy Postal Museum stamps which is a nice touch.
Susan 06 Aug, 2019 Uxbridge, UK
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The children loved the interactive part of the museum
Jeannette 04 Aug, 2019 London, UK

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