Join us for an introduction to the extraordinary social history collections of the BPMA with a behind the scenes tour of the archive. Laid out over 2.5 miles of shelving and covering social, communications and design history from 1636 to the present day, BPMA’s archivists will reveal the fascinating stories of British and world history through the eyes of one of the country’s most iconic services.
Nearest underground station:
Angel (Northern Line)
Chancery Lane (Central Line)
Farringdon (Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan Lines)
Kings Cross St. Pancras (Northern, Victoria, Piccadilly, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan Lines)
Venue: BPMA Search Room, Freeling House, Phoenix Place, London WC1X 0DL
* Donations welcome. Suggested donation £2 per person
When & Where
The Postal Museum
Opening in early 2017, our new museum in Clerkenwell, London, will reveal stories from five centuries of Britain’s remarkable, and often curious, social and communications history through the eyes of one of its most iconic services.