National Postal Museum
The Smithsonian National Postal Museum strives to make its offerings and facilities accessible to all our visitors. Please notify the tour or program offices if you would like to request accommodation services during your visit.
General Information
There are two accessible entrances to the museum with ramps:
  1. 1st Street Entrance. This entrance is on Level 2 of the museum.
  2. North Capitol Street Entrance via US Post Office. This entrance is on Level 1 of the museum.
    (When museum elevator is out of service, this is the only accessible entrance to the museum.)
    • Enter the North Capitol Street entrance of the Post Office and proceed all the way through the Post Office until you get to the far wall.
    • Turn left to go to the museum entrance.
Wheelchair Accessibility
Tours & Self-guide Option
Visual description tours are available for visitors with visual impairments. One week advance notice is recommended, but not required. Call (202) 633-5535 (voice) or email: to make arrangements.
Website Accessibility
We make every effort to make the museum's web site accessible to the widest possible audience.
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Additional Information on Accessibility
Accessibility at the Smithsonian
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National Postal Museum
Plan a Visit
Open Friday through Tuesday,
10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(Closed Wednesdays & Thursdays until further notice, & closed December 25. Policies and requirements are subject to change without notice.)
Admission is always free!
2 Massachusetts Ave., N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
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