Washington, DC: Owney, the Postal Dog Mascot

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National Postal Museum

2 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Washington, DC
National Postal Museum, Corner of First St. and Massachusetts Avenue, NE, next to Union Station.
Daily 10 am - 5:30 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Owney, 2011.

Owney, the Postal Dog Mascot

Owney can be seen at the National Postal Museum, wearing a small doggy vest bristling with medals and mail bag tags.

Roadsideamerica.com Report...
Washington, DC - Intelligent Mail Dog Becomes An Intelligent Stamp
Owney the Railway Mail Dog: We've long had an affection for Owney the Railway Mail Dog, even though he likely wouldn't have returned the love. His new his postal likeness is a state-of-the-art stamp. [07/28/2011] Complete Story...

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Owney, Stuffed Dog Postal Mascot

Owney stuffed animals and books are available for purchase in the gift shop! When it comes to free museums in D.C., this one is far less crowded, is kid friendly, and provides fun activities such as making your own stamp, writing in postcards, and digging through piles of old stamps to take a few home (for free).

[Adventures Of Cluckleberry Hen, 12/10/2017]


Owney, Stuffed Dog Postal Mascot

Owney is located on the main level of the National Postal Museum, behind the train car.

[Carolyn T, 08/29/2014]

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