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Santa Claus House

101 St. Nicholas Drive, North Pole, AK 99705
1-800-588-4078; 907-488-2200
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in North Pole
Type: Specialty Shops, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Tampa, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Make sure this in on your bucket list. Plan to spend some time looking at the different options to send your kids, nieces, nephews, or other youngsters. And surprisingly - the fudge is really good! Don't forget to go see the reindeer, and get a picture in the big-man's chair!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This gift shop was adorable. A perfect put stop got some holiday shopping and the homemade fudge was to die for! The kids liked seeing Santa and the reindeer. There in the process of setting up for a holiday outdoor event that I would love to go back to!

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This place is every child's dream! Santa is AMAZING! Friendly, kind, & authentic. The store is great too. Has everything one could ever want that is related to Christmas. They have unique & beautiful merchandise. A bit pricey, but this is Alaska. One drawback: the cashiers/employees could be more friendly & Christmas-spirited. I asked one lady to take a picture... More

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Fairbanks, Alaska
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Love everything Christmas. Love Santa's. A very special place. Love it! Cannot wait to go back around Christmas. My mom loves Christmas and made it so special growing up when I feel homesick I'll just come here for a pick me up

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Westchester County, New York
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77 reviews 77 reviews
37 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Ok, mostly this is a retail experience. However, there are reindeer that can be fed, various other distractions, and a plethora of Christmas paraphenalia for purchase. We were here in October, so that time of year is "off" season so amenities may not have been active. Santa is available for photos during scheduled times. There are helpful staff members around... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We love bringing our visiting family here. So many choices for gifts and souvenirs compared to some in the area. Plus it has the bonus of Santa and his reindeer on site 6 days a week!

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Walhalla, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We enjoyed visiting Santa's house. My friend had letters drawn up for his niece and nephew and I sat and wrote post cards for my children, grandchild and best friend. My husband is not usually the novelty shopping store but given the location is the NORTH POLE what else would one expect to see but all kinds of Christmas decorations... More

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Brisbane Qld Australia
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274 reviews 274 reviews
123 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Can you imagine what I thought when I saw a sign saying North Pole and can you imagine how excited I was to see that Santas House was there ! Of course we had to go what a great visit it was to see all the Christmas gear. And best of all Santa was actually there, if you have your... More

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Oak Ridge, Tn
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213 reviews 213 reviews
35 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This is THE place to visit in North Pole. The building is adorned with hand-painted decorations, there's a giant Santa statue in the parking lot, and the inside of the building is what every child would imagine Santa's workshop must look like. The one thing that separates this from all other Christmas gift stores is that many of their items,... More

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Santa Claus House has an amazing assortment of Christmas decor and ornaments, apparel, collectibles, made in Alaska items, as well as a selection of unique toys. Santa is available to take pictures with. There is a six-foot plush moose and polar bear, and many themed Christmas trees. Outside, is a 40-foot two-dimensional Santa.

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