Welcome to Toronto’s First Post Office! Operated by the Town of York Historical Society, we are a museum, National Historic Site, and an authorized full-service dealer for Canada Post.

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Latest News

JOIN OUR TEAM: We’re hiring! If you’re our newest Postal Clerk, please see the job posting here. Please apply by January 9, 2020.

LETTER-WRITING SOCIETY: Join us for dedicated writing time on Sunday, January 12 for the next edition of the popular volunteer-run letter-writing meetup! Read on for details.

HOLIDAY HOURS: Toronto’s First Post Office will be closed December 25, 26, and January 1st. It will also be closed early, at 2pm, on December 24.

FYI: Toronto 1837: A Model City will not be available until January 12, 2020. The virtual version of this exhibit can still be explored here.

Toronto's First Post Office

260 Adelaide Street East
Toronto, ON M5A 1N1

M–F: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sat: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sun: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Phone: (416) 865-1833
Email: info@tos1stpo.com

Help the Town of York Historical Society

Through its work the Society informs contemporary residents and visitors about the origins and early life of Toronto.