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Central Post Office (Museo Postal): Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 20 August 2019

A must see if you're into stamps. They have a beautiful exhibition of stamps from all over the world. They also have one of the rarest and first ever stamps on display which is the Black Penny. A must see if you're in the central...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Nas S
Reviewed 2 April 2019

The central post office is in a landmark building on the historic Plaza de Armas which is itself worth a visit. Inside tucked away is a fine museum-a large collection of stamps from all over the world now and in the past plus a museum...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ivor M
Reviewed 24 February 2019

Located in the mainsquare, nect to the Cathedral, the building is rather nice to look at from the outside, adn has a nice interior also. It has a small museum, containing many world stamps, and artifacts from history of postage, and is still a working...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank alisdairt
Reviewed 18 February 2019

This is an impressively, massive building on the main square, kitty corner from the cathedral. It is a functioning post office but also has a museum that features fascinating items (e.g., old telegraph equipment, bags used to carry mail, a set up of a post...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 150rajibs
Reviewed 24 January 2019

We figured out the system, print out a slip that gives you a number in the queue, then sit and wait for your number to be displayed on the screen. We bought our stamps. The building is OK, not great.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 10 December 2018

We've seen some amazing post offices around the globe (favourite is still in Valencia though... so far!). Whilst the building here is beautiful once you get inside it's a bit underwhelming. Pleasant enough but nothing really stands out for me. Having said that we wandered...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MalcolmA02
Reviewed 8 December 2018

It's fun to pop in and look around another one of the historical buildings that line the Plaza de Armas.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Campingmat
Reviewed 18 November 2018

You can’t help but notice this beautiful building that flanks the Plaza de Armas. Dating back to 1881, it is located on land originally owned by Pedro de Valdivia, the founder of Santiago. It is a working post office but was closed when we visited...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 17 November 2018

Unless you need stamps or are a stamp collector the building exterior in Renaissance style should suffice. The site is known for the home of the Pedro de Valdivia, who founded the Spanish city of Santiago. It is situated in the Plaza de Armas.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Terry M
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Popped in looking to buy stamps and a lovely staff man pointed to the museum. He asked where we were from and showed us the large collection of stamps they have from all around the world. He said he didn't have Scottish stamps just GB...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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