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Postmuseum

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Address: 6 Lilla Nygatan | T-Gamla Stan, Stockholm 111 28, Sweden
Phone Number: 46 10 436 44 39
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Thu - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Great place for families with little children

I went here with my wife and three year old son in Aug 2016. We went at 11.00 when the place opened and went directly to the Lilla posten downstairs. It was great! Kid got to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2016
mmyohane
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Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

I went here with my wife and three year old son in Aug 2016. We went at 11.00 when the place opened and went directly to the Lilla posten downstairs. It was great! Kid got to drive and pack an old postal car, stamp packaging cards and draw a card. We got a stamp to Finland for free to send... More 

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Innsbruck, Austria
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I love this little museum, situated in the old Town of Stockholm. It has a really beautiful shop with many things to by for stationery fanatics. It is all about writing and stamps. There is a child area for children to do some crafts and decorating and they change exhibitions every now and then. It is a quiet museum and... More 

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istanbul
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849 reviews
438 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

It was very interesting for me to see such museum. They demonstrate almost all about post. You will be able to learn how communication done in the past hundred years.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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229 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

You have got to come here for the buffet alone. The history of the Swedish Post Service, excellent exhibits, fabulous curation and stamp collection is second to the excellent food and friendly service on offer. You get a Michelin-standard two-course meal for £10-12 at lunch time. What's not to love?

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Monterrey, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

I always try to find Post Museums, and this one, fortunately is very centric, right in Gamla Stan. It is the oldest post office in Stockholm (1760) and it has been also a museum since 1906. There is all the history of comunication very well arranged , with a fantastic collection of stamps, several old letters diplayed with incredibly beautiful... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Excellent little museum. The museum really does a terrific job giving you an intro to stamps. Swedish and English signs. Cute gift shop.

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Belgrade
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I've been so many times in this Museum. Staff are really nice and lot of different items could be viewed. Do not miss lunch in their restaurant, it is also nice. They have several good meeting rooms. Location is perfect, Old city, few steps from Gamla Stan subway station. On the opposite side of the street, very good Victory hotel... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Using my Stockholm card, entrance was inclusive. Insightful experience covering the postal evolution.

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Thank Paul S
Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

This is a good museum that traces the history of communication especially delivery of the mail. It is interesting and has just the right amount of information to read in English. The second floor has several interactive exhibits that will especially be enjoyed by kids. If you like stamps, there are lots of these too, both to view and purchase.... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

That a concept of the postal system can be converted to a museum for all to experience is something that needs to be seen to be believed..... Complete models and real life exhibits of the way the postal system has evolved is quite elaborately depicted in the museum. Interesting anectodes are spaced out within the 3 floors to experience. Hands... More 

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Staying in Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen

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Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
Gamla Stan is Stockholm’s historic old town and home to the Swedish Royal Palace. It’s the most central island of Stockholm and accompanied by the small island of Riddarholmen, mainly known for its famous Riddarholm Church. Gamla Stan tends to be a bit touristy at times but is definitely worth visiting: take a stroll past the well-preserved buildings and through the small (and also Sweden’s narrowest) alleys, which will make you feel like you’ve travelled back in time. This neighborhood offers a great combination of historical buildings and traditional Swedish restaurants.