Please See Route Changes Below
On Saturday October 20th the following stops will be closed until 11:30 am: Stop 3 (Archives), Stop 6 (Air and Space Museum), Stop 22 (American History Museum), Stop 23 (Natural History Museum), Stop 24 (Newseum). There will be delays around Stop 9 (Jefferson Memorial) and Stop 10 (FDR/MLK).
Due to required Conductor training, OTT DC will not begin tours, hotel pickups or shuttle service until 10:00am on November 6th, 7th or 8th. Sales Depots will open as scheduled. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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Smithsonian National Postal Museum

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national postal museum exhibit in Washington DC

Journey back to the days of the Pony Express and see first-hand how the mail was delivered in colonial America, through times of war and into the present day. At the Smithsonian National Postal Museum, visitors learn about the amazing history of the American postal service and how it evolved to become what it is today. Located on the lower level of the old Post Office Building just next door to Union Station, the building was constructed in 1914 and served as the Washington DC post office until 1986.

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Today, visitors from around the world come to learn about the role the postal service has played in shaping our country. Six galleries offer interactive, engaging exhibits including three airmail planes flying overhead, a railway car and a stagecoach.


Thousands of stamps, postal artifacts and historic displays are also a main attraction. There’s also a museum shop and stamp store. Explore, discover and admire the significant lifeline of our nation’s postal service; it’s a memorable stop during your visit to Washington DC.

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