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REGARDING COVID-19: All museum programs, workshops, and rentals have been cancelled until April 14. The post office is open, but our hours have changed. Please see our COVID-19 page for more details.

FYI:  Toronto’s First Post Office will be closed April 10, 12, and 13 for Easter.

PAPERMAKING WORKSHOP: Join Heidi Breier on April 23 for a fun and easy introduction to recycled papermaking. Register here.

SPEAKER SERIES: Once More, With Lamplights! On May 21, actor and historian Jackie Mahoney will be speaking about interpreting Victorian Theatre for today’s audiences. Free for members! 


Toronto's First Post Office

260 Adelaide Street East
Toronto, ON M5A 1N1

Our hours have changed temporarily:
M–F: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sat: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
See our COVID-19 page for more information.

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

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