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Santa Claus House

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Address: 101 St. Nicholas Drive, North Pole, AK 99705
Phone Number: 1-800-588-4078; 907-488-2200
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Totally cute, I would do it again for sure, but expensive

I dropped over $100 here without even trying and I DON'T shop for souvenirs when I'm on vacation. However, it's totally cute and I would definitely go there again and I would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Big Island, Hawaii
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153 reviews 153 reviews
77 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

I dropped over $100 here without even trying and I DON'T shop for souvenirs when I'm on vacation. However, it's totally cute and I would definitely go there again and I would recommend it to others.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

I knew it wasn't open during the week in the winter because their website says so and their staff replied to my email asking just in case. But since I am SUCH A CHRISTMAS FREAK, I dragged my 2 teenagers with me, threatening their lives if they complained! So, I took pictures, made a little video to send to my... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

After two weeks of incredible experiences all over Alaska, we had a few hours free before returning home. We decided to visit Santa's House. We expected it to be a tourist trap aiming to please very young children, but nevertheless decided to go because we thought the kids in the family would be thrilled to receive a postcard from Santa.... More 

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North Pole, Alaska (God's backyard)
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Gift shop for Christmas items. They have some really beautiful things, plus typical gift shop items. I have had to really look for "Made in Alaska", would like there to be more. Kids love this place, even has reindeer. I take visitors there. They added a coffee shop inside and I believe you can get locally made ice cream outside... More 

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North Pole, Alaska
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My daughter worked there several years, it is a fun place to visit and see Santa on his slower time of the year in the summer. They have a good coffee shop and fudge made there in the store as well. Everyone is very nice and willing to help.

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West Wareham, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We thought that a trip to North Pole, Alaska to see Santa's house would be a hoot. The street lights looked like candy canes which was a plus. And the big Santa was fun. But basically you are visiting a store with a bunch of Christmas stuff to buy. The "letters to Santa" were posted on a little board in... More 

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North Pole, Alaska
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The Santa Clause House is more of a gift shop with reindeer and winter activities and events. There are plenty of Christmas, North Pole and Alaska gifts to purchase. There is also yummy coffee and fudge. The Christmas in Ice events are pretty cool to check out as well as the New Years eve fireworks display.

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38 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

While visiting Fairbanks after seeing some other attractions, we had some time left in our day. We decided to drive to North Pole Ak. The town was cute. All the street light poles looked like candy canes. We went to Santa Claus House to check it out. It was one large Christmas decorations gift shop. A great place if you... More 

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Procida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

my husband and myself we lucky to come to the North Pole in October only to find Santa was on vacation. Was very sad as we had come all the way from Australia just to see him. The staff in the shop were not even dressed as Santa's helpers. The only decorations we found were made in China and not... More 

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Sydney
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210 reviews 210 reviews
83 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

How good is this place? Christmas decorations everywhere. Books, shirts, cards, gifts - anything and everything to do with Christmas is inside. Santa is there and happily lets you have your photo taken with him (use your own camera and it's free!). There is also a little cafe inside so you can have a snack and drink after all that... More 

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