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The Postal Museum Christmas Party Venue

London,WC1X 0DA
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The Postal Museum Christmas Party Venue

Discover the magic of a truly unique Christmas party venue at The Postal Museum in Clerkenwell, Central London. The Courtyard and Mail Rail at The Postal Museum are award-winning venues available for exclusive hire, making them the perfect choice for all types of corporate, experiential, and private Christmas parties in London. With over 100 years of history hidden from view, the Mail Rail Christmas party venue offers an unparalleled experience for you and your guests.

Mail Rail, a vital part of Britain’s communication network for over 75 years, remained concealed from the public eye. Now, you can delve into the secret space, embracing the ambition, dedication, and ingenuity that makes it genuinely unique. The Mail Rail Christmas party venue is not only inspiring and versatile but also highly adaptable, accommodating a wide range of evening events.

Boasting an impressive industrial blank canvas space, the Mail Rail Christmas party venue is adorned with inspiring architectural features such as vaulted ceilings and exposed brickwork. The adaptable space is ideal for dinners, drinks receptions, and parties, as well as award ceremonies, product launches, and presentations. With a capacity of up to 275 for receptions, 150 for dinners, and 120 for dinner dances, this distinctive subterranean venue caters to various Christmas events in London.

One of the unique aspects of the Mail Rail Christmas party venue is the exclusive opportunity for guests to enhance their event experience with an underground miniature train ride through the secret 100-year-old Mail Rail tunnels. This once-in-a-lifetime dining opportunity allows you to immerse yourself in the industrial decadence and character of the Mail Rail depot while exploring the abandoned underground tunnels beneath London’s streets.

In addition to the Mail Rail venue, The Postal Museum’s Courtyard offers versatile and contemporary event spaces perfect for networking events, receptions, or even BBQ events. The sunny courtyard features a beautiful thematic living plant wall, providing the ideal backdrop for any Christmas party in London. The Courtyard accommodates up to 120 guests for receptions, 60 for dinners, and 100 for meetings or conferences. Enhance your guests’ experience further with a private tour of the museum galleries, making it a truly memorable Christmas event.

Choose The Postal Museum for your next Christmas party in London, and let your guests indulge in a unique and unforgettable experience.




Google Reviews

329 reviews
  • Kwok Lau
    Kwok Lau
    2 months ago

    The Mail Rail at The Postal Museum is a fascinating and unique experience. It is a chance to travel on a miniature train through the tunnels that were once used to deliver mail around London. The tunnels are narrow and winding, and the train is small, but the experience is well worth it. The train ride is about 20 minutes long, and it takes you past some of the most important locations in the history of the postal service. You will see the sorting office at Mount Pleasant, the place where all of London's mail was once sorted. You will also see the old mail trains, which were used to transport mail around the city. The train ride is accompanied by a commentary that tells you about the history of Mail Rail and the postal service. The commentary is informative and interesting, and it helps you to understand the significance of what you are seeing. In addition to the train ride, the Postal Museum also has a number of other exhibits that tell the story of the postal service. There are exhibits on the history of mail delivery, the different types of mail that have been sent over the years, and the people who worked for the postal service. The Postal Museum is a great place to learn about the history of the postal service and to see a unique part of London's underground network. The train ride is the highlight of the visit, but the other exhibits are also worth seeing.

  • Funki Foods
    Funki Foods
    2 months ago

    A great experience on the train, interactive but claustrophobic! Wouldn't recommend if you have claustrophobia or heavily pregnant. It lasts around 15 minutes and it is a pretty cool way to learn the history of how mail travelled.

  • Paul Steele
    Paul Steele
    4 months ago

    A Pleasant Day at the Mail Rail: A Fun Yet Brief Adventure I recently had the opportunity to visit the Mail Rail at the Postal Museum in London with my family, and we had an overall enjoyable experience. The museum itself is a fascinating dive into the history of postal services in the United Kingdom, and the Mail Rail adds an extra layer of excitement to the visit. The highlight of our trip was undoubtedly the Mail Rail, which takes visitors on a captivating journey through the hidden underground tunnels that were once used to transport mail across London. The train ride was quick and informative, offering a unique perspective on the city's postal history. However, we were slightly disappointed by the 15-minute waiting time, despite booking tickets for a specific time. This dampened our excitement a bit, but once we boarded the train, the experience was well worth the wait. The museum itself is filled with interesting exhibits and interactive displays that kept us engaged for a couple of hours. While it may not have been an all-day affair, the Postal Museum still provided a solid few hours of entertainment and education. In conclusion, the Mail Rail at the Postal Museum is a worthwhile experience for those interested in London's postal history or seeking a unique family outing. Although the waiting time can be frustrating, the overall experience makes it worth visiting. Just make sure to plan accordingly, as the museum may not occupy your entire day.

  • Csongor Varga
    Csongor Varga
    2 months ago

    It was great fun. I wish the ride would be longer, but I guess going to the next station and back would take too much time. I think the interactive displays were great hit and the kids loved it.

  • Aaron H
    Aaron H
    2 months ago

    £16 for an adult; £11 for 16-24 and £9 for under 16, gets you a booked slot on the Mail Rail, a 15-20 minute experience, as well an annual pass to The Postal Museum that is valid for a year from your booked date. The Mail Rail was surprisingly fun and came with a few surprises - it’s not just a confined (and I mean, if you’re claustrophobic, just don’t even think about doing this) little ride on a train that once delivered over 4 million letters a day in its heyday; it’s a full on audio-visual experience journey through the history of post delivery in London, that I really wasn’t expecting and was very glad I didn’t know anything about. So I’ll say no more. The Mail Rail is accompanied by a short, but interesting exhibition and small gift shop, with The Postal Museum located a few minutes up the road that has a much more established exhibition on the history of the UK postal service. Whilst all very interesting, and lovingly pulled together, it is all a bit too ‘child-friendly’, with some parts of the main museum quite shallow and at parts confusingly laid out. Be prepared at a weekend, even booking an earlier time slot, to be surrounded by kids of all ages who perhaps don’t quite enjoy museums in the way adults do (or have parents that tell them to not shout at one another as if communicating across a valley) which can be a bit distracting - unless of course you’re a parent, in which you can judge other people’s interesting parenting choices. Expect to take around 1.5-2.5hrs for the full experience, depending on how into post you are. I’d advise turning up 10-15 mins before your Mail Rail slot, as it is only an advised boarding time (as your ticket does say) but this caught a lot of people out on our visit, which lead to some awkward aggy parents and kids who weren’t best pleased at having to wait. The trains are VERY small with limited capacity - two adults only in our compartment with no room to move - so it’s a puzzle for staff with no idea of the pieces until it comes to boarding the groups waiting, as well as things like disabled passengers, dropping bags off etc. We got on 15 minutes after our booking time, which was apparently too long a wait for some!