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Address: 69 State Road 245, Santa Claus, IN 47579
Phone Number: +1 812-544-2434
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Description: The story of Santa Claus, Indiana comes alive in the Santa Claus Museum...
The story of Santa Claus, Indiana comes alive in the Santa Claus Museum & Village. Explore the town's famous history in the Santa Claus Museum. Visit the beautiful, 1880 Santa Claus Church. Stop by the giant Santa Claus Statue, built in 1935 and standing 22-feet-tall. Spend some time in the Original, Santa Claus Post Office, and write your free letters to Santa. Don't forget to include your name and address, as Santa and his Elves will write back close to Christmas!
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Nice display

Nice collection of older toys- interesting to look at. The large Santa statue is interesting to see as well. Worth stopping in to visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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McArthur, Ohio
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We stopped on our road trip to visit the candy store nearby and really enjoyed this FREE museum, post office, church, and statue "town". It has a lot of cute picture opportunities, especially the tiny desks in the post office where you can write to Santa and he will return a letter to you in December! The church was from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Nice collection of older toys- interesting to look at. The large Santa statue is interesting to see as well. Worth stopping in to visit.

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Taylorville, Illinois
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The kids were bored as soon as we walked in the door. We were in and out in 5 minutes. Maybe for younger kids or older adults it would be entertaining but it was not interesting to a couple 12 year olds or myself.

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Dayton, Ohio
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44 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The main reason to go here is if you have a young child or are just a kid at heart and want to write a letter to Santa and get a response with their official postmark at Christmas time. Other than that, it is a good place to learn about the history of the town and see some cool older... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Loved the church and writing letters to Santa! It's free! We did leave a donation. Great addition to this area.

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Some interesting things to see, but fairly small. Make sure to visit the Post Office as well, where the kids can write their own letter to Santa.

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Bainbridge, Georgia
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101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

By far this is the best thing to do in Santa Claus. The small Museum was informative and the Statue of Santa Claus was fantastic. Make sure you do miss the Museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

My friends and I stopped through Santa Claus on our way from Vermont to California and we loved it. The museum had tons of cool stuff including kid's letters to Santa through the years. We encountered Lisa, who was probably the nicest employee that we've ever met, so much so that we had to call back and compliment her. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

as a professional Santa was only too happy to stop at the museum and check it out. There is a nice tribute to James Yellin, one of the most famous of Santas. There is a nice video about Santa Claus and Holiday World. The museum is looking to expand.

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Hannibal, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is not a large museum, but you can still spend some time here, say half an hour. There is a video presentation on the history of the town, and a display of letters to Santa Claus delivered here (of course), and a few other displays. Modest, yes, but nice. Also has a church, the original post office for Santa... More 

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Additional Information about Santa Claus Museum

Address: 69 State Road 245, Santa Claus, IN 47579
Phone Number: +1 812-544-2434
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Santa Claus
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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