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Postal History Foundation

920 N 1st Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719-4818
+1 520-623-6652
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Went to send some postcards from an unusual post office

I thought it would be more of a museum, but it's really a foundation with guys working to educate... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Waco, Texas
Hidden Gem

We listened to some friends who had been here and went to this most interesting place. If you... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Nancy F
Des Moines, Iowa
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920 N 1st Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719-4818
West University
+1 520-623-6652
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

I thought it would be more of a museum, but it's really a foundation with guys working to educate kids on the world through stamps...which is cool. The old post office counter is beautiful, but I wish there was more history/exhibits...

Thank Caf80
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We listened to some friends who had been here and went to this most interesting place. If you expect only a museum, you will be surprised at all the activity here, mostly done by volunteers. Yes, there is a most interesting museum section with lots...More

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is certainly an interesting place. I stumbled across it looking for stamps to mail some cards. They were very friendly and full of philatelic information. I imagine school age kids especially would like this. I sure did.

Thank Judith S
Reviewed 19 March 2016

For some there is not much to see, but we loved looking at the stamp collection. We were invited to look through the "treasure boxes" of stamps. The huge collect included stamps from all over the world. Most were older. It was a wonderful history...More

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 16 August 2015

This is a working museum/foundation. We got a personal tour by a quite knowledgeable gentleman. They accept donations of stamp collections which they sort and use for sale to raise money for the foundation and to fund a program for kids. They have an early...More

1  Thank Elphaba
Reviewed 14 March 2015

We had the Tucson Passport (visittucson.org) and this was listed as a destination. We were expecting a museum and were a little taken back when we walked in and were in the middle of what looks like a working business office. It’s a big room...More

1  Thank Cactiflowers
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Wow. Do you like historic artifacts? Pop Art? Learning about something you might not have ever known about? Then this place is for you. And our docent (Paul) was the best guide you can image. With or without kids, knowing or not knowing about stamps...More

4  Thank DanDLT
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