U.S. Postal Museum, Marshall

4.8
#3 of 6 in Museums in Calhoun County
Hours: Open by Appointment.

Admission: $5.00 (Group rates on request).

Curator: Michael Schragg

Housed in a 1932 Works Progress Administration post office building, this museum building is an architectural gem. Collecting for this museum began in 1987, and has grown into the second largest Postal Service Museum in the country.

As you wander through the six rooms of the museum, you will experience two centuries of postal history, including:

* Old post office window units and lock boxes

* Early 1900s horse-drawn mail buggies

* Inner-workings of a railway mail car

* The first postage stamp and earlier stamps

* V-mail (WWII letters)

* A 1931 Model A mail truck

* Photographs of ancestors who pioneered mail delivery Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to U.S. Postal Museum by using our Marshall travel itinerary planner.
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  • We enjoyed an extensive private tour with the very chatty and informative museum director. This is a packed interior with stairs so is not suitable for small children and handicapped individuals.  more »
  • Visit the Museum to relive postal history. The post office is also beautiful. Quite an extensive collection.  more »

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