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Dressed to Deliver — Uniforms at the Postal Museum

Dressed to Deliver
Where? Postal Museum, 15-20 Phoenix Place, Farringdon When? 18th October 2023 to 1st September 2024 10 AM to 5 PM (Wed-Sun, plus Tue from 26 Jul to 30 Aug); Note: The last train ride leaves at 4.35 PM Price? Included in the cost of admission · See postalmuseum.org Usual entry cost: Adults £17.00; Children £10.00 (3-15); Infants free entry (under-3) Parking: Nearby car parks Buses: 17, 19, 38, 45, 46, 55, 63, 341 Bus fares Trains: The closest station is Russell Square Piccadilly Train fares

The Postal Museum is putting together an exhibition that explores the history of postal uniforms.

From the smartly-dressed get-up of the Victorian era, to the florescent yellow and cherry red all-weather gear of modern-day posties, the exhibition will tell the story of the battles that had to be fought for uniform equality, the right to express identity, and the changes that have been made to reflect the cultural diversity of the country's postal workforce.

You'll also hear from the postal workers themselves, both past and present, about what their uniforms mean to them.

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