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The Museum of Philatelic History

The Museum of Philatelic History at the Royal Philatelic Society London maintains internationally important collections covering five main areas displayed opposite >

Accredited Museum


Opening hours


We are open for Members during the Society's normal opening hours (typically 9.30-16.30)
Other visitors are very welcome by prior arrangement - please contact the Curator

Pre-booked tours are available on the last Friday of every month, these are restricted to five people

Schools visits are welcome:

Philately - window on the world - schools resource

Please email for more information


Members may sign up for Tours on Meeting Days - please sign up on the day in the main noticeboard


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The permanent exhibition of the Museum collection is located downstairs

Our temporary exhibitions include archive and library material and are located in the foyer and the Alma & Ron Lee Meeting Room

More information on the exhibitions

Research Room

The Research Room is available by prior arrangement with the Curator
Please telephone in advance to avoid disappointment



Volunteer with us


We have many roles to suit all interests - please click here for further info


Donations and loans

The Museum welcomes donations that will enhance our collection in the areas described above. We will be happy to discuss possible donations - if you are coming to the Society, please telephone in advance.

View Loans Policy

The Royal Philatelic Society London
41 Devonshire Place London W1G 6JY
020 7486 1044





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