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

WE’RE HIRING: See the Join Our Team page for more information on the two positions currently open: Postal Clerk, and Digitization Assistant (Summer Student).

FYI: Toronto’s First Post Office will be closed Sunday, May 19 and Monday, May 20, for the Victoria Day holiday. We will be open regular hours – 10 am – 4 pm – on Saturday, May 18.

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU: As part of our next Strategic Plan, we are asking members, customers, visitors, and community to complete a short, 5-minute survey. Find it here. The survey will be open until May 22.

LETTER-WRITING SOCIETY: Join us for dedicated writing time on Sunday, June 9 for the next edition of the popular volunteer-run letter-writing meetup! Read on for details.

For more details on all these events and more, head to our Events page.

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.