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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The postal museum is located next to the national post office and is well worth a visit to learn about the philatelic history of Bhutan. While there, you can arrange to have your picture taken and affixed to an official stamp of this country which...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marf13669
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Interesting collection of photos and mail delivery equipment needed for rural mountainous conditions. Right next to main post office where you can have stamps made with your own image on them. Cool!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robert N
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

This small museum is surprisingly insightful - much more than stamps as the story behind each stamp series was presented in English on among other things the 13 traditional crafts, music and instruments, Buddhism and mandalas, and folk tales. There is a short documentary on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MRichardson2014
Reviewed November 14, 2018

One visit to this marvelous place will prove why Bhutan has earned the reputation of having the most beautiful stamps in the entire world. There are books and books of stamps that you can look at and buy either for your postcards or for your...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank libbytibbytoe
Reviewed November 11, 2018

While the visit was short, it was a fun trip. Before we left for our trip, we had read about putting your own photos on stamps. Do some selfies and out them on a memory stick, Take the memory stick on your travels and give...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Victoria P
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Good exhibition and collection of stamps and currency notes showing important landmarks in Bhutanese history.. Bought stamps and some postcards - they are pretty expensive when compared to Indian stamps !!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sumant S
Reviewed September 16, 2018

If you are not aware of the Bhutan stamps available, check it out. There is a separate stamp room in the post office for collectors-or just interested visitors. If you see the stamp installation at the National Museum in Paro, you will be even more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ladybird108
Reviewed July 12, 2018

When in Bhutan, I would recommend that you take a photograph on a thumb drive to the Bhutan Post. On the ground floor next to the Bhutan Post Museum, you can ask them to print your own Bhutan stamp. It cost about $10 for about...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank bhutanlhayul
Reviewed July 7, 2018

I spent around 20-30 minutes here learning about the history of the post in a country that was closed from the world until relatively recently. Bhutan has done some very fun things with stamps (including making phonographic ones), which are on display. They also pay...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MamaAyinde
Reviewed June 29, 2018

My self being a stamp collector it was in my itinerary to visit this museum. Lots of history on display. A beautiful array of stamp displayed here . It was nice to spend some quality time here.

Date of experience: April 2018
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