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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HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE: Shop late, finish off your holiday cards, and enjoy some festive nibbles on Thursday, December 5th. The Post Office will be open until 7pm, and we’ll be sharing apple cider and offering an extra 10% off in the gift shop from 4pm. We hope you can join us!

LETTER-WRITING SOCIETY: Join us for dedicated writing time on Sunday, December 8 for the next edition of the popular volunteer-run letter-writing meetup! Read on for details.

FYI: Toronto’s First Post Office will be closed December 25 and 26, and January 1st.

FYI: Toronto 1837: A Model City will not be available until January 12, 2020. The virtual version of this exhibit can still be explored here.

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.