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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

FYI: Toronto’s First Post Office will be closed September 30 for the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. The Post Office will also be closed on October 9 and 10 for Thanksgiving.

Culture Days Walking Tour: Take “a stroll through history,” as you visit the most historic spots in the Town of York on this self-guided tour. This tour is available beginning September 23rd. More details are available on our Events page.

Annual Author Series 2022: Tickets are now available for purchase for in-person or online attendance to one or all three of our guest speakers who will be presenting one of their renowned historical publications that focus on early aspects of Toronto history.

Ghostly Walks through the Town of York: Tickets are now available for purchase for our guided October Walking Tours. Join our staff as we lead you through the old streets of York and regale you with tales of some of the area’s oldest buildings and their specter-ific inhabitants.    

In the News: We were featured in the Toronto Star! Read Toronto’s First Post Office is Worth Writing Home About!

FYI: We’ve posted a short addition to our COVID updates. Read it here.