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Toronto's First Post Office

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Toronto's First Post Office

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260 Adelaide St E, Toronto, Ontario M5A 1N1 Canada
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Sachin K wrote a review Nov 2019
Plainview, New York5,234 contributions13,847 helpful votes
As the name suggests, it is Toronto’s First Post Office and is functional even today. It is located in the historic St. Lawrence district. It has a museum inside which is worth visiting. Certainly would very highly recommend the same to any traveler.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Joe L wrote a review Jul 2019
New York City, New York77 contributions36 helpful votes
We went to walk around old town Toronto and started our walk here. Expected to just see an old building, but we went inside. Good thing! Not only is it a current functioning post office, they have a full museum inside. Additionally, they have quills, ink and parchment so you can write "like they do in Harry Potter". You can also spend a couple of bucks and get full letter parchment, address, wax seal and mail the letter so it's waiting when you get home. A thrill for my kids. Staff was awesome and very friendly. Expected to be a 5 minute stop and was there for almost an hour. Public bathroom available too.
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Date of experience: June 2019
Traveller3300 wrote a review Jun 2019
Belgium49 contributions2 helpful votes
We had a quick but fun stop here. You can learn about the history of the building and can write your own letters like the 17th century. Very friendly and helpfull staff!
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Date of experience: June 2019
Liza_Ashley wrote a review Apr 2019
Woking, United Kingdom151 contributions25 helpful votes
I find this place is interesting and I like how you can get your hands on with writing with quill and ink. It is harder than it looks. You get to send the post afterwards. Friendly postmistress. It is a working post office too. We parked just along the road. 1 hour was enough if you just came here just to visit this small building.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Gina C wrote a review Jan 2019
Quezon City, Philippines11 contributions3 helpful votes
This is a nice stop. It’s a bit hard to spot at first because it’s just a door. You can buy stamps here before mailing your post. You can also try your hand at writing using a quill!
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Date of experience: June 2018
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