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NCA 2017 The Message of Mail Award

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Awarded to the National Postal Museum

The Message of Mail

Presented by Senior Warden of the Carmen's Company Stephen Britt and Master of the IT Livery Company Dr. Stefan Fafinski

The National Postal Museum opened July 2017 at Mount Pleasant London WC1.

The Postal Museum is an independent, educational charity. It is a leading authority on postal heritage and its impact on society, showcasing stories and collections in an engaging, interactive, educational, accessible and fun way.

In September 2017 The Postal Museum opened the doors as a new visitor attraction in central London. As well as revealing five centuries of surprising stories, it also allows visitors to take an unforgettable ride through history on the miniature trains of Mail Rail – the old Post Office Underground Railway.

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A perfect visit between the September rain showers for the Royal Mail Museum at Mount Pleasant London WC1 which opened in July this year.

If you can't get there, take a look at the history book, ‘Masters of the Post'

500 years of the Carmen livery of transport and 500 years of the Royal Mail, in the 501st year of Royal mail, this July the message of mail has been taken to a new level with the opening of the National Postal Museum in London WC1, a showcase by the Royal Mail of all things message, a history of social networking and final mile delivery.

The wide sector general public are given the opportunity to discover the surprise stories of the world's first social network, ride the hidden tunnels and discover the unique industrial heritage of the mail.

Not able to get there ? take a look at the book holding centre stage in the museum shop. ‘Masters of the Post’. The Authorised History of the Royal Mail, a paperback – 1 Nov 2012. From the very first 'master of the post' in 1512 to the vast network of today, the Royal Mail is an intrinsic part of everyday life in Britain.

The Postal Museum is set to become the showcase of final mile mail in the UK.

The Postal Museum is at 15 Phoenix Place WC1 around the corner from the Mount Pleasant sorting office and is open from ten until five most days.


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