Postal museum

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A postal museum is a museum dedicated to the display of objects relating to the postal service. A subcategory of postal museums are philatelic museums, which focus on philately and postage stamps.

List of postal and philatelic museums[edit]

Africa[edit]

Egypt[edit]

Ethiopia[edit]

Kenya[edit]

Mauritius[edit]

Morocco[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Americas[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Canada[edit]

Costa Rica[edit]

Cuba[edit]

Guatemala[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Peru[edit]

National Postal and Philatelic Museum at the Casa de Correos y Telegrafos in Lima, Peru

United States[edit]

Asia[edit]

Bangladesh[edit]

China[edit]

Shanghai Postal Museum at the General Post Office Building in Shanghai, China

India[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

Israel[edit]

Japan[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

North Korea[edit]

Pakistan[edit]

Saudi Arabia[edit]

  • The Postal Museum, Riyadh[11]

Singapore[edit]

South Korea[edit]

Sri Lanka[edit]

Taiwan[edit]

Thailand[edit]

United Arab Emirates[edit]

Uzbekistan[edit]

Europe[edit]

Andorra[edit]

Museu Postal d'Andorra in Andorra

Austria[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Croatia[edit]

Cyprus[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

Denmark[edit]

  • Danish Post & Tele Museum, Copenhagen[14]
  • Post and Telegraph History Museum, Århus[15]

Estonia[edit]

Finland[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Greece[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Italy[edit]

The Postal and Telegraphic Museum of Central Europe in Trieste, Italy

Liechtenstein[edit]

Luxembourg[edit]

Malta[edit]

Monaco[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Poland[edit]

Russia[edit]

Slovenia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

Turkey[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Postal Museum". State Information Services. Archived from the original on 13 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "National Postal Museum". Ethiopian Museums Support Association. Archived from the original on 25 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Lamu-German Post Office Historic Background". National Museums of Kenya. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Postal Museum – Philately and Communication". morocco.com. Archived from the original on 15 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "Museum". South African Post Office. Retrieved 16 July 2016. 
  6. ^ "Cuban Postal Museum: unique in Latin America". webhavana.com. Archived from the original on 16 April 2016. 
  7. ^ "About". The Museum of Postal History, Inc. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. 
  8. ^ "Post Office and US Postal Museum". Marshallmich.com. Archived from the original on 16 July 2016. 
  9. ^ "Postal Museum". mysore.ind.in. Archived from the original on 14 June 2015. 
  10. ^ "About Postal Museum Japan". Postal Museum Japan. Archived from the original on 8 February 2016. 
  11. ^ "Postal Museum". AsiaRooms. TUI Travel PLC. Retrieved 2008-09-25. The Postal Museum is one the most famous museums that one can find in the city of Riyadh. [..] The museum and its exhibits are maintained by the Ministry of Post, Telegraph and Telephones. 
  12. ^ "دار الطوابع". Emirates Postal Museum (in Arabic). Archived from the original on 16 July 2016. 
  13. ^ "The Postal Museum". Česká pošta. Archived from the original on 31 July 2008. 
  14. ^ "Post & Tele Museum - the museum:". Retrieved 2010-10-11. The Post & Tele Museum is Denmark’s national museum of post and telecommunications. The museum is a foundation set up in 1996 by TDC A/S and Post Danmark A/S and was previously called Dansk Post og Telegrafmuseum (The Danish Post and Telegraph Museum) 
  15. ^ Nørby, Toke. "The Postal Museum in Århus, Denmark". Retrieved 2008-09-25. in Kannikegade 16, st. th., DK-8000 Århus C [..] This old post office belongs to "De Post- og Telegrafhistoriske Samlinger i Aarhus" 
  16. ^ "MaltaPost launches the Malta Postal Museum". MaltaPost. 17 June 2016. Archived from the original on 21 June 2016. 
  17. ^ "Maltapost launches the Malta Postal Museum". Times of Malta. 19 June 2016. Archived from the original on 21 June 2016. 
  18. ^ "Colne Valley Postal History Museum". privately owned Postal History Museum in the heart of East Anglia [..] The museum houses the second-largest private collection of Post Boxes in the UK [..] there is no general public access other than by prior arrangement 
  19. ^ "The Museum Site". Isle of Wight Postal Museum/A&K Reeder. Retrieved 2008-09-25. probably the largest private collection of post boxes and postal equipment in the United Kingdom [..] The Museum is situated near Newport 
  20. ^ "Oakham Treasures". 

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