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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Toronto Letter Writing Social June 13, 2021. 1:00-3pm. Free. A free, monthly drop-in for letter-writers, bullet journallers, and all those who would like DEDICATED WRITING TIME in good company! Find out more.

Emancipation Day in 2021: the History, the Present, & National Recognition June 17, 2021. 7:00-8:30pm. By Donation. Join us for an evening with author and historian Natasha Henry as she discussed her books on the history of Emancipation Day in Canada. Register Here.

WALKING TOUR – On the Edge of the City: Toronto in 1833  June 27, 2021. 11:00am-12:30pm. $10-$15. Explore the surviving built environment of the original 10 blocks of Toronto and discover how the Town of York became the City of Toronto in 1834. Register Here.

REGARDING COVID-19: As an essential service, the post office is open regular hours. However, in-person museum programs, workshops, and rentals are cancelled. Please see our COVID-19 page for more details.