The Spellman Museum is Great for ALL Ages!
From Elementary to High School, and college to senior citizens, there is something at the museum for you! Programs for homeschooler families are also available. The Spellman Museum has been voted one of the three best museums for children by Nickelodeon in the Metro-West area. See our Education Section to read more about our education programs for children and schools, and watch the calendar for details on our exhibits, workshops, and special talks.
- Meet a Professional Philatelist: Interview with David S. Ball, Executive Director The Spellman Museum of Stamps & Postal History
Download a copy of the an article in the USA Philatelic magazine.
- Royal Philatelic Society of London - Powerpoint Presentations from the October 14, 2017 Regional Meeting
The Royal Philatelic Society London (RPSL) is the oldest philatelic society in the world. It was founded in 1869 as The Philatelic Society, London. The society runs a postal museum, the Museum of Philatelic History, at its Devonshire Place headquarters in London. Regional meetings happen throughout the year. US Northeast region meeting is taking place at The Spellman Museum. The event is free and open to the public. See the RPSL Regional Meeting page here.
Ben Franklin, aka Dr. Tim O'Connor, listens to Vera Meyer play the glass harmonica, an instrument he invented in 1761, at the Museum's Annual Members Dinner on October 7.
Ben Franklin at the Members Dinner talked about the history of the Post Office and gave examples of pre-revolutionary war letters from his collection.
Explore the World of Philately
- Current Events Calendar: Google Calendar Feed
Please be sure to visit our current events calendar for the latest happenings at the Museum, as well as information on Philatelic events in the area.
- Thanksgiving Video Marathon - November 23rd, Thanksgiving Day
On Thanksgiving Day, the Weston Media Cable stations 9 and 41 will celebrate Thanksgiving with the continuous broadcasting of all seventeen monthly shows of the Museum's fifteen minute video entitled Going Postal. Viewers can learn about historic events and the stamps that commemorate them from this unique show that is presented by Henry Lukas, the Museum’s Education Director. Museum Executive Director David Ball commented that “watching the shows is great viewing for those who want to get away from watching the parade, football games or reruns of Law and Order and learn some history at the same time.”
- Museum Store 2-Day Kickoff Sale: November 24-25
Shop locally on Saturday, November 24 -November 25
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both days
Door Prize of $100 face value of mint US commemorative stamps each day
Many items priced to sell quickly
Lots of US Postal stationery priced under face value
Lots of stamp packets on sale
FDC covers on sale
Special gift with every purchase
Plenty of books, greeting cards, postcards, puzzles and other gifts for
both the collector and non-collector, as well as US Holiday Postage