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1935 Santa Statue

69 N. State Route 245, Santa Claus, IN 47579
812-544-2434
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Ranked #7 of 16 attractions in Santa Claus
Type: Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: The Historic 1935 Santa Statue is "dedicated to the children of the world." Standing 22-feet tall and weighing 40-tons, the Santa Statue just... more » Owner description: The Historic 1935 Santa Statue is "dedicated to the children of the world." Standing 22-feet tall and weighing 40-tons, the Santa Statue just underwent a full-restoration, returning the iconic figure of Santa back to his original condition. The public is free to visit the statue during the day or when it is beautifully lit at night. « less
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Troy, Ohio
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58 reviews 58 reviews
28 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

This is a nice statue to see, and I enjoyed reading the history about the statue. The one thing I wish I could have seen was an area that had a cabin with Santa in it that children could see.

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Fort Sill, Oklahoma
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

This statue has a deep history, just learn a little bit more about the town to find out. This statue to some may not mean much but trust me if you go to Santa Claus, Indiana you have to stop and see this.

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columbus
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

The statue is on the same site as the small museum and original post office. It is worth a stop if you are driving by, especially if you have small kids. In the old post office building you can write a letter to Santa, post it and ring the bell to tell Santa he has mail. Then in December you... More

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Fort Wayne
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This is a must see when in Santa Claus. The statue sits atop a hill, a great place for pictures. Not sure when the museum is open as there were no hours of operation, but the statue was open for business.

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Lafayette, Indiana, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This statue is HUGE. The property is nice. He sits up on a hill overlooking the area. There is a museum, a Church with historical plaque, and a post office where kids can sit write letters to to Santa. In the museum there is a map with expansion plans for the area which look amazing. It will be exciting to... More

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

They have moved the museum, original Post Office and Church all on the same property. There are great plans for expansion on the property.

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indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

we took alot of the picutes everybody should stop by and see the 1935 santa statue. you can see it from 145 you can not see it from the highway

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Kentucky
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169 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

Um, not sure what else to say about it. It's a statue of Santa. Lots of nostalgia with it with the residents of Santa Claus, I imagine, but to me, I just took a few pictures and that was it. It is on the same property as the museum.

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Monrovia, Indiana, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

been there since i was a kid and still reminds me of my youth

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Ferdinand, Indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012 via mobile

I don't usually get excited about statues, but this Santa statue is just stunning. The town must be so proud to have its original attraction restored so beautifully. A must-see year round.

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