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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

Toronto Letter Writing Social  May 2nd, 2021. 2-3:30pm. 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.

The Street Post Offices of Toronto from 1881 to 1897 May 20th, 2021. 7:00pm-8:30pm. By Donation. Garfield Portch shares the stories of the late 19th-century street post offices of Toronto, the forerunners of the small offices we see now see in drug stores around the city. Register here.

Drawing Contest: Mail Matters Calling all artists between the ages of 4-12: show us your art for a chance to be featured on a stamp! Enter contest here.

Join our team! Applications are now open for Program Development Assistant (Young Canada Works). Read more about the position and how to apply.

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.