In a city with so much to see, this is museum would be an easy one to overlook. However, you shouldn't. This is a place showcasing something young and old can relate to: the Postal Service.
Kids will enjoy climbing into a delivery truck and several hands-on exhibits. Everyone will enjoy seeing the evolution of postal vehicles from horse-drawn carriages to energy-efficient options used (in some places) today. Stamp collectors and others will spend time in the "Stamps from A to Z"...featuring stamps of the world.
When we visited (January 2013), there was a special exhibit "Fire and Ice" focusing on the tragedies surrounding the Hindenburg and the Titanic.
The museum is right next to Union Station. So, if you have a couple of hours to kill prior to a train's departure, this is a good place to spend your time. The museum is free but there is an opportunity to make a "free will" donation.
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