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

Due to the new restrictions introduced on December 23, we are introducing a maximum number of 50 people in our premises. We want to offer you a safe visit, thank you for your understanding.


The Postmuseum

Tuesday–Sunday 11 am–4 pm


The Museum Shop

Tuesday–Friday 12 am–4 pm

Saturday–Sunday 11 am–4 pm



The Library

Tuesday–Wednesday 12 am–4 pm


The Restaurant 

The restaurant is closed.



Adults 80 SEK

Free admission for guests aged 18 and below

Visit us

Our exhibitions

Missing you!

Memories of letters and parcels arouse emotions. An exhibition full of inspiration.


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

Your Post

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

The Treasure Chamber

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

The Little Post Office

The Little Post Office – for our youngest visitors.

Navigate to Postmuseum

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