Postmuseum: a journey in time

In the 1600s, it was an arduous seven-day journey to send a letter from Stockholm to Gothenburg. Today we are constantly connected with the world. The basic requirement is the same as before – to communicate.


Welcome to Postmuseum

Admission & Hours

Opening Hours

Tuesdays to Sundays 11 AM to 4 PM

Extra open on Wednesdays until 7 PM

The Little Post Office

Saturdays to Sundays 11 AM to 4 PM



Adults: SEK 80 
18 and younger: Free

Visit us

Our exhibitions

Postal Art

What happens when seventy odd creative people are inspired by Postmuseum’s collections and translates them into something new?

November 2018 – December 2019


A playful exhibition on communication. Type the typewriter or practise handwriting with chalk on black boards. Create secret cipher text and try mirror writing.

Beloved postcodes

Swedish hip hop and postal area codes.

Open until February 28, 2020.


Your Post

Learn about how Sweden and the Swedish Post Office has changed since the 17 th century.

The Little Post Office

The Little Post Office is temporarily closed due to construction work.

Come and play Post Office and be creative in our workshop.

The Treasure Chamber

Enjoy rarities such as beautiful letters with our first Shilling Banco stamps and a unique stamp sheet with 4 Shilling Banco.

Navigate to Postmuseum

Lilla Nygatan 6, Gamla Stan. Closest subway: Gamla Stan