- The Washington Times - Saturday, September 27, 2003

WHEN YOU GO:

Location: The National Postal Museum is at 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE, next to Union Station.

Directions: From Maryland, take New York Avenue NE into the District. Turn left on First Street NE. Drive 12 blocks and make a right at the corner of Massachusetts and First Street.



From Virginia: Take 395 north and exit at Sixth Street SE. Make a left onto Sixth Street. At Maryland Avenue, make a left and go one block past Union Station. The museum will be on the right.

The museum is also accessible via Metro’s Red Line, which stops across the street at Union Station.

Hours: The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily, except Christmas. Reservations for guided tours must be made three weeks in advance.

Admission and parking: Admission is free. The National Postal Museum does not have a parking lot. Street parking is available near the museum, and all-day paid parking is available at Union Station.

Information: Call 202/357-2991 or visit www.postalmuseum.si.edu. For more information on stamp collecting and preservation, or philately, call 202/633-9377.

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