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.
Read more about Toronto’s First Post Office and the Town of York Historical Society.
REGARDING COVID-19: All museum programs, workshops, and rentals have been cancelled until further notice. The post office is open, with our regular hours. Please see our COVID-19 page for more details.
The Wreck of HMS Speedy: The Tragedy that Shook Upper Canada The loss of HMS Speedy in 1804 was a disaster of immense proportions for the fledgling province of Upper Canada. Author and historian Dan Buchanan presents an engaging talk based on his new book on the subject. July 23rd, 7-8pm. Details here.
Historic Places Day: Canada #HistoricPlacesDay is a national celebration that promotes our country’s diverse and unique historic places. Running #AllSummerLong, virtual festivities from coast to coast are set to kick off on July 4th and will continue through until the end of August. Details here.
FYI: Toronto’s First Post Office will be closed on Wednesday, July 1 for Canada Day.