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The Postal Museum shortlisted for Art Fund Award

The Postal Museum shortlisted for Art Fund Award

02 May 2018

The Postal Museum has been shortlisted for the Art Fund Museum of the Year award.  The museum showcases Britain's postal heritage and features a 15-minute Mail Rail ride exploring the mothballed underground network that once transported mail from Paddington to Whitechapel.  Since its opening in the summer of 2017, the attraction has boosted visitor numbers to the post office archives from 3,000 annually, to an anticipated 185,000 in its first year. Read more about The Postal Museum >

 

The shortlist for the prestigious prize also includes Tate St Ives, Glasgow Women's Libary, Ferens Art Gallery in Hull, abd Brooklands Motor and Aviation Museum in Weybridge.  Winners will be announced 5 July.