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Toronto's First Post Office

  • 260 Adelaide St. E Map It
  • Old Town
  • Government Building

Updated 09/12/2013

Fodor's Review

Dating from 1833, this small working post office continues to use quill pens, ink pots, and sealing wax—you can use the old-fashioned equipment to send a letter for C$2. Exhibits include reproductions of letters from the 1820s and 1830s. Distinctive cancellation stamps are used on all outgoing cards and letters.

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260 Adelaide St. E, Toronto, Ontario, M5A 1N1, Canada

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Weekdays 9–5:30, Sat. 10–4, Sun. noon–4

Updated 09/12/2013


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