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

The Museum

Tuesday–Friday 11 am–4 pm


The Museum Shop

Tuesday–Friday 12 am–4 pm


The Library

Tuesday–Wednesday 12 am–4 pm

Closed in July


The Restaurant 

Opens August 10th



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.

Beloved postcodes

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

Open until January, 2022.


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

We have decided to temporarily close The Little Post Office due to the Public Health Agency of Sweden’s new corona virus measures.

Navigate to Postmuseum

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