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Address: 69 N. State Route 245, Santa Claus, IN 47579
Phone Number: 812-544-2434
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Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The Historic 1935 Santa Statue is "dedicated to the children of the...
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.
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My family enjoyed this we came right after we spent the day at Holiday world! You do not have to walk a mile it's all right there all very close together! My 10 year old son loves... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My family enjoyed this we came right after we spent the day at Holiday world! You do not have to walk a mile it's all right there all very close together! My 10 year old son loves it he was so excited to take pictures and read the messages on the side of the Santa statue! Staff was very friendly... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

At the bottom of the hill there is a sign encouraging you to take a #santaselfie, of course I did. Not much to the statue, but it's nifty.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Definitely worth stopping to see. While you're there, stop and check out the museum and church as well. A lot of interesting history with them

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Bainbridge, Georgia
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101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is a great addition to the Santa Museum. Make sure you climb the hill and read the inscriptions on all four sides of the statue.

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Hannibal, Missouri
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35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

What is interesting about this statue is its history. Santa Claus revolve around a handful of things, but the history is what make it interesting. See it on the museum grounds.

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Old Monroe, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This was neat to look at. They have a perfect set up so you can take pictures with it in the background

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Troy, Ohio
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 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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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 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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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 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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