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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This small museum is surprisingly insightful - much more than stamps as the story behind each stamp series was presented in English on among other things the 13 traditional crafts, music and instruments, Buddhism and mandalas, and folk tales. There is a short documentary on...More

Thank MRichardson2014
Reviewed yesterday

One visit to this marvelous place will prove why Bhutan has earned the reputation of having the most beautiful stamps in the entire world. There are books and books of stamps that you can look at and buy either for your postcards or for your...More

Thank libbytibbytoe
Reviewed 4 days ago

While the visit was short, it was a fun trip. Before we left for our trip, we had read about putting your own photos on stamps. Do some selfies and out them on a memory stick, Take the memory stick on your travels and give...More

Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good exhibition and collection of stamps and currency notes showing important landmarks in Bhutanese history.. Bought stamps and some postcards - they are pretty expensive when compared to Indian stamps !!

Thank Sumant S
Reviewed 16 September 2018

If you are not aware of the Bhutan stamps available, check it out. There is a separate stamp room in the post office for collectors-or just interested visitors. If you see the stamp installation at the National Museum in Paro, you will be even more...More

Thank ladybird108
Reviewed 12 July 2018

When in Bhutan, I would recommend that you take a photograph on a thumb drive to the Bhutan Post. On the ground floor next to the Bhutan Post Museum, you can ask them to print your own Bhutan stamp. It cost about $10 for about...More

Thank bhutanlhayul
Reviewed 7 July 2018

I spent around 20-30 minutes here learning about the history of the post in a country that was closed from the world until relatively recently. Bhutan has done some very fun things with stamps (including making phonographic ones), which are on display. They also pay...More

Thank MamaAyinde
Reviewed 29 June 2018

My self being a stamp collector it was in my itinerary to visit this museum. Lots of history on display. A beautiful array of stamp displayed here . It was nice to spend some quality time here.

Thank debaprasadbose
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I was unsure how worthwhile it would be to tour the museum but it was absolutely fascinating. The staff were very well informed and friendly and the shop can not only print your pictures on stamps but offer one of the best postcard selections in...More

1  Thank TNTNiemi
Reviewed 3 May 2018

I enjoyed visiting this postal museum. I learn a lot! There are many displays of stamps and history here. Bhutan has been a leader in post related areas for decades - very impressive. I especially liked to read the history of the postal runners that...More

1  Thank antwerp88
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