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

We have decided to temporarily close the museum due to the Public Health Agency of Sweden’s new corona virus measures. Preliminary the museum will remain closed until 19 November. The museum shop remains open.



The Museum Shop

Tuesdays–Fridays 12 am–4 pm


Visit us

Our exhibitions

Beloved postcodes

Exhibition about representation, place and postcodes in Swedish hip hop.

Open until January, 2022.


Your Post

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


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

The Little Post Office

Come and play Post Office. We welcome a limited number of visitors every Saturday.

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